BISCAY

Data of the Town

Galdakao

Town

Galdakao

Municipality

Galdako / Region: Big Bilbao

Province

Biscay

Community

Basque Country - Basque Country

Habt. / Ine 2004

29594

 

Town hall

Direction

Gurutzeko Square, 1

ZIP code

48960

Phone

944010500

Fax

944567843

Office Tourism

To contact with telf. quoted

Official web

Galdakao

Web of Interest

 

E-mail municipality

ayuntamiento@galdakao.net
   

Although the date is not known by accuracy of his appearance, the antiquity of his poblamiento is a clear fact. Already in the XIVth century, the same century of the foundation of Bilbao, there is one document by which it is known that the farmers censuarios, inhabitant of house labradoriegas of porch of Galdakao (together with other porches: Saint John of Bedia, Arrigorriaga, Zarátamo and San Miguel of Basauri), they asked the infante Don Juan, Master of Biscay and future king of Castile, his inclusion in local community of Bilbao to defend itself from the abuses to which they were submitted by some Major Relatives.

MONUMENTS:

Church of Andra Mari
Church Santa Maria of Galdakao
Tower of Isasi Goikoa
Tower of Lekue
Bridges
Consistorial house
The Rooster
The Water tank

SCULPTURES:

The Montañero
The Mozoilo
Archer Galdacanés
Lanperna Galdacanesa
Dantzaria
Hewing of stone
The Dairymaid
The Foundry
"Crusts" of Jose Ramón Anda

The Management Holidays of the Municipality are celebrated during the month of September, being the big day 14, day of the "Exaltation of Sta. Cross". It is by it that the commemorative acts are realized during September. (ftes to see links)

Nuclei: Galdakao, Kurtzea, Usansolo, Agirre-Aperribai, Bekea, Gumuzio, Elejalde

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