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Turku City Library

Linnankatu 2, Turku 20100, Finland
+358 (02) 330 000
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Ranked #1 of 21 attractions in Turku
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Type: Libraries
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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014 NEW

Always one of my number one spots to visit when I come to Turku. A fantastic building, with a very relaxing atmosphere. Superb collection of books, periodicals and dvds, and a nice spot to do some reading/use their internet facilities.

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

Study like a Scandinavian and get th ebest treatement ever!! the sofas are nice and there is a coffe shop next to it

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Helsinki, Finland
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10 reviews 10 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

A beautiful and unbelievably popular library located on a most central spot of the town, by the river. The modern part functions well with the carefully renovated old quartier. The coartyard cafe is a sweet spot on a summer afternoon, even when it is windy.

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Turku, Finland
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32 reviews 32 reviews
17 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

This place is both historic and modern. There is the older original building and a new modern addition to it. They have lots of computers and places to study or read newspapers and magazines. There is also a convenient cafe located inside. I think the best part is you can borrow music CDs and movies, all for free!

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Uppsala, Sweden
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

I love the way old and new parts of the library are merged into a space ful of literature's joy and knowledge.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013

We first went here mainly for the use of computers and internet, but we returned again and again for the cool architecture and the relaxed calmness. The building is a beauty! And there are several nice hangout areas where you can read or just relax. The coolest library I've seen.

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Turku, Finland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

The building itself is a combination of old and new, like many people here have pointed out. The collection of books is great and quite big, and the staff is helpful. There are also computers you can use for free and I think there's a free wifi for your own device as well, I'm not completely sure. There's also a... More

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Turku, Finland
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

Great collection of books, magazines, music etc. for people of all ages, multiple languages, free entrance

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Fuengirola, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

Turku City library is situated in the centre of the town and the new section was built only in 2007. Citizens can now enjoy large and modern facilities for reading their daily newspapers, listening to music, accessing the internet or lending their books. You can easily spend hours here. Food and snacks available from the cafe'

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Turku, Finland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

City Library consists of Two parta Very Modern uptodate part and over 100 years old part ties together. Very good Services from Reading newspapers, fairytale hours for children, computers, alk kinds of books music etc. I can truly recommend This. There's also nice cafe.

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