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Very nice library!

This is the "must" for all of you who are interested in the architecture! Very nicely restored... read more

Reviewed 5 July 2018
Taina R
Helsinki, Finland
Beautiful architecture by Alvar Aalto

The library of Vyborg is a master piece designed by the famous Finnish architect Alvar Aalto. Not... read more

Reviewed 9 June 2018
Ulla P
Kouvola, Finland
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5 Jul 2018
“Very nice library!”
9 Jun 2018
“Beautiful architecture by Alvar Aalto”
City Park, Vyborg 188800, Russia
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Reviewed 5 July 2018

This is the "must" for all of you who are interested in the architecture! Very nicely restored building

Thank Taina R
Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

The library of Vyborg is a master piece designed by the famous Finnish architect Alvar Aalto. Not only is the building but everything inside beautifully restored. A must place for all interested in Aalto's furniture and architecture, located centrally in a park.

Thank Ulla P
Reviewed 17 April 2018

I recommend to visit the Alvar Aalto's Library. It's a very famous and unique building in Vyborg which was designed by the famous and great Finland architect in 1935. The original planning, the basic principles of spatial organization and restructuring, the materials and the furniture...More

Thank OdaVbg
Reviewed 2 March 2018 via mobile

Granted, it does what it says on the tin - it’s a library. But this is no ordinary library and certainly offers a far more contemporary feel and experience to most other libraries you could visit. Alvar Aalto is the innovator behind this restored, modern...More

Thank gregwN6135SS
Reviewed 6 September 2017

The ingenious dome lights that cast no shadows, the ceiling with the waves, the gently curving wooden handrails that need to caressed, the children's library designed for little people... everybody who loves architecture and/or books should see this Finnish building when visiting Vyborg.

Thank SimppuMikkeli
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Design at its best! Happy to see interiors were not destroyed by soviets or later on. Looks amazing! Worth visiting for design lovers

Thank totorothetraveller
Reviewed 6 February 2017

We visited with friends and were lucky enough to be guided by the head librarian. This building is a must for anyone interested in architecture and in particular Clark Alvar Aalto. The integration of services furniture all designed by the architect is a real joy,...More

Thank gtd837
Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

This is an architectural landmark middle of Vyborg. Library is bright and include number of interesting details. Although design lines are quite simple and clear Aalto's style.

Thank v4trav
Reviewed 29 May 2016

Strongly recommend booking the guided tour. Very informative, excellent guides. Well worth the 300rubles

Thank Divenowworklater2
Reviewed 2 May 2016

Gem of Alvar aalto arhitecture. Finally totally renovated building at its best. You can get a group tour, or just pop in and look modernism ideas ca 80 years ago. It was almost completely destroyed so it is really nice to see it.

Thank Jarmo S
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