Casco Viejo The Casco Viejo(Old Town) of Bilbao is located on the shore of the Nervion River forming the picturesque “Siete calles”( Seven Streets) full of historical monuments making it one of the most popular destinations of the city. This area boasts a great atmosphere during the day and night thanks to the numerous bars and restaurants that offer all of the culinary delights and nightlife of Bilbao. Here, you can find traditional taverns, trendy bars, pubs and anything you can imagine. Tradition is still present in the small shops that conserve charm and hospitality.Close to the San Anton church, you will find the largest and the traditional Ribera market known for being the best place to buy fish.The sixth Century old Santiago Cathedral is a great surprise with its impressive tower. Outside you can find traditional candies that honor it. The Plaza Nueva, a must see especially on Sundays, is a marketplace with with birds, stamps, coins, antiques and other fascinating objects that appeal to all. The Café Boulevard and the Bar Tilo are two interesting bars that have entertained patrons for decades that you will find on the shore in front of the Arriaga theatre where Basque culture and the Basque Museum, dedicated to Basque ethnicity and anthropology can be found.