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“Must to visit, not only pics from outside!”

Biblioteca Nacional
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US$40.00*
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Buenos Aires Bike Tour: Recoleta and Palermo Districts
Ranked #117 of 746 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.
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103 reviews
75 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“Must to visit, not only pics from outside!”
Reviewed 22 August 2012

Not just amazing view from outside, but also quite non-noise-at-all place for reading.
interesting hemeroteca at the basement.

Visited November 2011
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English first
Louisville, Kentucky
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7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Take the guided tour if you can”
Reviewed 28 May 2012

I happened upon a free tour from one of the volunteers there, at around 3:00. Our guide was a retired professor that spoke english, and was an unexpected wealth of knowledge. It was a functional & historical perspective beyond what I expected. Make sure to ask the volunteer at the end of the tour to donate to their organization.

Visited May 2012
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Buenos Aires, Distrito Federal, Argentina
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14 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“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
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“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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136 reviews
42 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 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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