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Biblioteca Nazionale Centrale di Roma

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Address: Viale Castro Pretorio, 105, 00185 Rome, Italy
Phone Number: 0039 06 49891
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Mon - Fri 8:30 am - 6:45 pm
Sat 8:30 am - 1:30 pm

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Not for normal study!

A good library, easy to achieve with underground (line B). It's great place if you have to find rare books but isn't good to goto study yours: in fact it's not possible take your... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed February 18, 2015
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 via mobile

A good place to study in, peaceful, silence.. But this place DOES NOT DESERVE these rude staff. Let's start from ristoration bar": Bad service, high prices(4euro for an humble sandwich?).. But let me tell you whats happened today: I payed for 2 small bottles of water using a 2euro coin, a little bit scratched on the surface.. The cashier, probably... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

A good library, easy to achieve with underground (line B). It's great place if you have to find rare books but isn't good to goto study yours: in fact it's not possible take your book inside.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2013

To enter the library you need to follow the following steps: 1.) Go to the information desk inside (past the second glass doors) and register. You'll need to fill out a form, yellow for English white for Italian, and submit a passport if you're a foreign national. You can get away with a Carta d'Identia if you're Italian. 2.) Sit... More 

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San Lorenzo
San Lorenzo may look all street with its pulse in urban art and street food, but don’t be fooled. This gritty student neighborhood immediately east of Termini train station is on the avant-garde rise. Art galleries, curated mural projects by artists like Rome’s favorite Alice, charming cafes, and boutique restaurants are slowly infiltrating the streets of San Lorenzo with counter-culture chic. Don’t worry, San Lorenzo still retains its local vibe with weekend festivals and demonstrations, and is always a hub for Rome’s university student scene.
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