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Central Library

Szabo Ervin ter 1 | Metropolitan Ervin Szabo Library, Budapest 1088, Hungary
+36 1 411 5000
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It was closed

Unfortunately when I went (Friday) there with my family it was closed. There wasn't any information... read more

Reviewed 29 July 2017
vjarichel
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Wroclaw, Poland
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Not to be missed if you're a book lover

Located inside an old palace, the main desk and lower floors are your typical, plain, library. But... read more

Reviewed 6 March 2017
Andyvd81
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29 Jul 2017
“It was closed”
6 Mar 2017
“Not to be missed if you're a book lover”
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Szabo Ervin ter 1 | Metropolitan Ervin Szabo Library, Budapest 1088, Hungary
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+36 1 411 5000
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Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

Unfortunately when I went (Friday) there with my family it was closed. There wasn't any information about break at all. I called the information and then they said to me that they have cleaning inside and it won't be open 'till Monday. The whole building...More

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Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

Located inside an old palace, the main desk and lower floors are your typical, plain, library. But don't let this fool you. Get a temporary visitor pass and head up straight to the fourth floor. Here, you can access multiple reading rooms that have conserved...More

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Reviewed 22 February 2017

For Huf800 you can get s temporary admission to the library which is nicely renovated, organized and modern.The children's room is particularly charming, with a dragon in the courtyard. Carry on up to the 4th floor,and walk through the rooms until suddenly you are in...More

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Reviewed 10 February 2017

Hardly visited by tourists at all, this is a lovely library with beautiful interiors (which we were asked not to take photos of). Definitely a hidden gem in Budapest.

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Reviewed 2 March 2016

Of course it's not very secret but if you're a tourist you will not be planning to go to the Library. But you should. It's has amazing architecture. Old halls in good shape and you can walk through them but very quietly. To enter the...More

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Reviewed 21 November 2015 via mobile

Enchanting palace with an amazing fountain before it, portraying Justitia the Roman Godess of Justice. It's often used as a shooting location.

Thank 438lizih
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Reviewed 22 January 2014

The most strange thing in the whole library is that even many people from Budapest, living there don't know about it, altough it's one of the biggest and most beautiful library with a fascinating history. Officially you can only go in if you are registrated,...More

7  Thank Zsoozsy
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