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Copenhagen Central Library

Krystalgade 15, Copenhagen, Denmark (Indre By)
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Ranked #32 of 210 Attractions in Copenhagen
Type: Libraries, Cultural
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Guildford, United Kingdom
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45 reviews 45 reviews
25 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014 via mobile

The new library looked a plain simple building from the outside, even though it was big. The terrace outside was ideal for refreshments and watching the boats go by, but inside the grandeur of a stylish modern functional building is worth a look. Escalators in a cavernous central section surrounded by walkways and glass study areas, take you from the... More

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Tustin, California
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35 reviews 35 reviews
15 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

While it is a delightful place to sit outside and watch people and the water, but you must go into the rare book room and see a very surprising excellent display of rare books

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Charlottenlund, Denmark
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12 reviews 12 reviews
12 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

You will be able to read latin books from say year 1,100 AC, feel the paper or cloth, read other topics that interests you.

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Sterling, Virginia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Wonderful place to sit outside on the comfortable lounge chairs and watch the boats sail by. Worth a visit!

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
9 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Nice food, free water, air conditioned, excellent toilets and outside loungers for those who want to sit beside the canal and enjoy the sun. No dislikes!

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London, United Kingdom
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117 reviews 117 reviews
26 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Saw this austere but handsome looking building whilst crossing one of the many bridges in Copenhagen and decided to explore. Clad in black marble and glass and known as the Black Diamond, which was an addition more than a decade ago to the original Royal Library and certainly adds it's presence to the skyline and harbour. Love the way the... More

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London
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92 reviews 92 reviews
12 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

I went here to do some research for work and the staff were really friendly and helpful. The space is lovely too. Full of light and airy. It is a cool quiet oasis and has lots of seats outside and in. There is a bar right next door too, which adds to the cool and relaxed vibe.

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

One of many great libraries in Copenhagen with friendly staff and great design! Definitely worth checking out on a rainy day.

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Keene, New Hampshire
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64 reviews 64 reviews
42 attraction reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

We want to thank the nice staff person who helped us print our boarding passes for our flight home to the US. We were staying in an apartment and had no access to a printer and we didn't want to do it at the airport so we figured the library would be a good place to start. Indeed it was... More

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Sao Paulo, SP
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60 reviews 60 reviews
35 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2013

we wnet there for a concert and it was an amzing experience. The framework is superb. Also the collection of rare and very early handwritten documents is something special that deserves a look. In general the building and the environment is an excellent experience

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