This original and creative shop is dedicated to the world of children. They're concerned with how kids spend their time and how they learn, offering adequate toys to help them along. In Didáctica, you'll find all sorts of toys designed so that children have fun as they learn, and feel encouraged to investigate and discover their world little by little. The store also has a wide selection of puzzles and yo-yos in various shapes and sizes. The shop targets children under 13.
The housewife's favorite, this colorful fresh produce market sells meat, fish, fruit, vegetables and other local goods. The locals believe it's the world's biggest covered market and there's a commemorative plaque at the main door of the Mercado de La Ribera that makes just such an ambitious claim. It was designed by Pedro Ispizua and you'll find it opposite Calle Ribera by San Antón Bridge where Plaza Vieja once was. Come, explore!
Jokers; this young and central establishment is a place of pilgrimage for comic lovers who can satisfy their hunger for all available editions, both national and foreign, crammed on to the shelves here. For those well versed in the world of comics, editions that never get to Bilbao can be ordered. The world of role playing games is also well represented here and fans of these games will find everything related to this type of entertainment. As if all this were not enough, there are also dice, stickers, computer games and posters on sale and display in this shop.
This is a very interesting shop for those men and youngsters who want to dress well and be up to date at an affordable price, with an excellent cost-quality ratio. In its privileged location in Bilbao's most commercial area, on offer is a huge selection of suits, shirts, all kinds of jerseys and many accessories, so that the shopper can leave with everything he needs. The many sales held all year round are very attractive and mean you can completely change your wardrobe for very little money.
Top fashion designer Ermenegildo Zegna has joined the recent flood of designers opening boutiques in Bilbao. Step inside and soak up the taste and sophistication of the surroundings. If you're looking for a wide range of exclusive ready made suits, sportswear, inner wear and accessories for men you've come to the right place. Located inside El Corte Inglés you can also have clothes custom made in this specialty designer store. Of course, haute couture doesn't come cheap. So expect to shell out a huge sum to buy some of the most fashionable gear for men around the city.
The Artea shopping center is one of the biggest in Bilbao, and like most others, it's on the outskirts of the city. In this particular case, it's on a hillside near Getxo and some 10 kilometers from Bilbao, but within metropolitan Bilbao (or 'Gran Bilbao' in Spanish). The mall's features all types of shops, services and restaurants under one roof. You'll find fashion outlets, computer stores, home decoration items, sports clothes and equipment and a new high-quality cinema. If all that weren't enough, there is a good variety of restaurants to choose from and even the biggest bowling alley in the country, plus free parking. In other words, it's very easy to spend an entire day here without getting bored.
Whether fashion for children and adults, electrical equipment, sporting goods, furniture, interior decoration or wine and gourmet food: In the spacious and pleasantly designed sales areas of the well-known Spanish department store chain you will find everything you need. Even if the prices may be a bit higher, the excellent service and the good quality make up for it. It is worth keeping your eyes open for special offers.