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Turku City Library

Linnankatu 2, Turku 20100, Finland
+358 (02) 330 000
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Ranked #1 of 22 Attractions in Turku
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Libraries
Traveler Description: Turku Archipelago Turku Archipelago is surely one of the world´s most beautiful archipelago landscapes with more than 20 000 islands and skerries... more »
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Finland
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

Here you can borrow a laptop and read papers and magazines in many different languages at their comfortable desks in the city centre. But the best thing is that it has thousands of books to borrow ! You can spend many happy hours there browsing all this. And everything is free of charge which I think is really amazing. The... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Turku City Library is a beautiful building with a lot of choices to read. It has many comfy sofas and chairs to relax and enjoy a book.

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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135 reviews 135 reviews
74 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

When on the road to Helsink you could relax a little in Turku and this construction of the City Library is not to be missing. It is located very close to the Cathedral and both places will complete and give you a good time in a pleasure walking .

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Red Cliffs, Australia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Books in Finnish, Swedish and English, conveniently situated, helpful staff and a magnificent display of numbers of Finland's satirical periodical. Do not pass it by.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Workforce is wonderful! If they don't know it straight away, they will find it and call you. Absolutely fantastic place to go with children. There is the hole own area for them. Lot of lodges to read with your own. Technical recourses are good.

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Vung Tau, Vietnam
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Huge selections. Many English books and magazines available. Staff are very helpful and basically everything is user-friendly and easy to navigate. They also have a Children section which literally the best section I have ever seen!

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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

One of the best librarys in Finland. Huge selection. Magazines also in english available. Coffee and basic facilities availeble also.

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Pretoria, South Africa
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

I had to make changes to a presentation and did not have my laptop with me. The library offers the use of several computers free of charge even for an extended period. Since I do not speak the native language, I required help to perform functions such as printing etc. Two librarians were available and assisted very efficiently without any... More

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Kaarina, Finland
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20 reviews 20 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Finnish people love their libraries. If you want to have a look at what Finnish people really do, go to Turku City Library. Take your children with you and visit the children's department. It doesn't matter if you don't speak Finnish.

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Zaragoza, Spain
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

When I went inside of the library, I felt astonished. It's...wonderful, amazing. Such knowledge that well preserved. If you go inside you might want to explore both new and old sides of the library. Nice library service. Excellent space to sit and read.

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