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Turku City Library

Linnankatu 2, Turku 20100, Finland
+358 2 330000
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Linnankatu 2, Turku 20100, Finland
+358 2 330000
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Reviewed 22 January 2017

An excellent place to read, or just to sit and relax in front of the huge windows. It is good to go in, sit down and just get away from all the commerzialism in the town.

Thank bennyalm
Reviewed 18 January 2017

An interesting experience with an old and traditional part and a new and modern part - both of them beautiful and functional. The local people have made it to a kind of collective living room where you can use computers, read newspapers and magazines, lisetn...More

Thank Tiina H
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

The library is large and remarkably busy. One end is the older section which is currently used for music books (you can listen to vinyl on the machines there). I was impressed

Thank LondonTom85
Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

A local tourism brochure that I read described this as the place that locals had made their second lounge rooms, and I thought they were exaggerating. Not so! Wandering through was a really uplifting experience. People were perched all about making use of the couches...More

Thank Melissa M
Reviewed 16 August 2016

We were attending a conference here in Turku and were treated to a private tour of this outstanding city library. It is beautiful inside and out, and the staff is fabulous!

Thank Terry C
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Great place to have a nice day with kids! Architecture is unique. Indoor you can find nice Café and a lot of room kids to play and adults to enjoy the atmosphere. You can also find something to read in many languages.

1  Thank 929ilser
Reviewed 25 July 2016

One of the oldest library in Finland and recently renovated mordern library. Nice atmosphere to spend some time with books and also just to check the place. You can enjoy both atmosphere at the same time. If you are lucky, you can get some interesting...More

Thank 문종윤
Reviewed 3 July 2016

Quite a surprise - two completely different era under the same roof, on the other side an old-fashioned library, with its beautiful artistic traits and at the other end modern building.

Thank vivian L
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

The main library in Turku is a beautiful example of modern architectur in an old town. The library is big, spacious and very stylish. There are own places for children and for people who want to read magazines in peace. The library is very popular...More

Thank Anneli189949
Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

Bit complicated to find rught books..but the staff is friendly though! Opening hours is good, the reading corner is lovely!

Thank Henrika S
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