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Reviewed 23 October 2018

This is yet another beautiful impressive building in Bucharest next to Revolutionary Square. The statue of King Carol 1 is right outside so your time here will not be wasted!.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Kevin F
Reviewed 7 October 2018

This is a really stunning building and one worth seeking out, although we didn't enter it the exterior is impressive enough.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Chelsea B
Reviewed 7 August 2018

The Central University Librabry is one of the most impressive buildings in Bucharest. It can be visited daily and the guides there will tell you all the history of the place, of the books and of the people that were influenced by this magnificent institution....More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Andra C
Reviewed 3 June 2018

Central University Library "Carol 1st" Bucharest is situated near Royal Palace and Romanian Athenaeum, in the building of the palace of the university foundation Carol 1st. This palace is the work of the French architect Paul Gottereau, it was built between 1891 and 1893. The...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Gabriel A
Reviewed 4 May 2018

Located across the road from the Royal Palace, (now the National Museum of art of Romania Museum) where the first king resided, he brought higher education to the people by building a university library. Built in the late 1800’s it is consistent with the wave,...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank JnVSydney
Reviewed 7 September 2017

While not being open to the public, as far as I can tell, this is one of the most beautiful buildings in the city, standing in front of the former Royal palace. The classical building is complimented by a beautiful statue of king Carol I.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank TheShis
Reviewed 23 October 2016

The University Library building was the second most important library in Romania. It was located near Revolutionary Square and King Carol I Statue erected in front of it. Nice to take a few pictures from outside when you walked through the busy Victory Street to...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank YTCHENG
Reviewed 14 October 2016

I have seen only from outside the building. It is a very imposant building, inaugurated in early 1900, after the 90's with the support of Unesco, the library was renovated and open to the public ten years after. Located in the Revolution Square

Date of experience: April 2016
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Reviewed 5 June 2016

This is such a classic and beautiful building in the old city of Bucharest. While the access to the library was restricted (non-students were not allowed in during our visit), the building alone is worth the visit. The beauty of this building is enhanced exponentially...More

Date of experience: June 2016
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Reviewed 8 May 2016

We have seen only from outside the library. It is a very imposant building, in the middle of the city, close to Revolution Square, opoosite to the National Art Museum.

Date of experience: September 2015
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