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“weird.”

Biblioteca Nacional
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US$40.00*
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Buenos Aires Bike Tour: Recoleta and Palermo Districts
Ranked #116 of 728 things to do in Buenos Aires
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Owner description: This huge, modern National Library stores a massive volume of books and offers a spectacular view of Buenos Aires from its reading rooms on the top two stories.
Buenos Aires, Distrito Federal, Argentina
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14 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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“weird.”
Reviewed 5 March 2012

When I went it was really weird, they asked for our passports or some other form of ID (not to check anything out, just to enter), then when you get up there, there aren't really any books to browse like in an American public library- just desks and card catalogs. The view was nice, but overall, weird.

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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38 reviews
30 attraction reviews
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“Book Lovers”
Reviewed 3 March 2012

It's a library! If you're a book-lover, you've got to go. The grounds are lovely. More than just books, this is history.

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Joinville, SC
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137 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
“Great building and Excellent View”
Reviewed 29 February 2012

I used to go there when I was in college. It has a big reading sector with a beatiful view of the Rio de La Plata

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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298 reviews
149 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
“National Library”
Reviewed 13 February 2012

It's located in Palermo . Nothing in particular to see

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Buenos Aires
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200 reviews
79 attraction reviews
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“Modern Library”
Reviewed 3 February 2012

Striking architecture on the "barrancas" (former River Plate's steep banks) in Recoleta. A posh setting for a modern building. It houses Argentina's National Library.

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