Zorrozaurre y Barrio de Olabeaga

Bilbao, Bizkaia, País Vasco

Zorrotzaurre (Spanish: Zorrozaurre) is an artificial peninsula located within the Deusto district of Bilbao, Spain. It was formed during the 1950s and the 1960s, when a canal was built to facilitate navigation in the estuary of Bilbao. The project was stopped in 1968 with 400 meters left to finish, forming the current peninsula. The area reached its heyday during this decade, with many industries moving there. However, during the industrial crisis of the 1980s that struck the city, many industries were forced to shut down or relocate, and only a handful of them survived to this days.

A plan was approved in 2012 to renew the neighborhood with residential and business uses, a Master Plan designed by British Iraqi architect Zaha Hadid. As part of the Plan, the canal will be fu...


Bilbao Bizkaia Film Commission
Contact person/s: Agustín Atxa / Koldo Bernaola
Plaza Circular, 1 - 1º
48001, Bilbao, Bizkaia, País Vasco

T. (+34) 944 20 53 97  / (+34) 608 68 07 07

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