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Library of Catalonia

Carrer del Hospital, 56, 08001 Barcelona, Spain
34 93 270 23 00
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Ranked #150 of 288 Attractions in Barcelona
Type: Libraries, Cultural
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: The National Library of Catalonia preserves and disseminates the bibliographic heritage of over 3...
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Type: Libraries, Cultural
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Hours:
Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Owner description: The National Library of Catalonia preserves and disseminates the bibliographic heritage of over 3 million documents.MissionThe mission of the Library of Catalonia (BC) is to collect, preserve and disseminate bibliographic production, including digital-Catalan and Catalan language area related.

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24 reviews 24 reviews
21 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

The building is in a traditional style with a courtyard in the middle. There's two large size chess where people crowded watching the game.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

Just off the Rambla is this medieval library that is free and an oasis of calm amid the bustle of the Rambla. The arched entrance saved me and a bunch of others during a sudden thunderstorm with no umbrella. There is also an art space right next door called La Capella that is part of the library and hospital complex... More 

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