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Turku City Library

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Address: Linnankatu 2, Turku 20100, Finland
Phone Number: +358 (02) 330 000
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Sun 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Great building

Old library with nice interior and impressive staircase at entrance. Impressed by the automated lending service.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 25, 2015
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Leiden, The Netherlands
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Leiden, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

Old library with nice interior and impressive staircase at entrance. Impressed by the automated lending service.

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Ankara, Ankara, Turkey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

In this digital age, most of the libraries are seen as out of age, old, even useless. Come here to find what needs to be done, to have a bridge between the old and the new. Most of the large scale libraries have hard copy prints, serving mostly to the students, elderly and researchers. But here is really a very... More 

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Stavanger
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

I don't understand why it's on top of TripAdvisor. It's very nice building and has an extensive selection of books. But still, it's just a library!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

The library of Turku is really well done. It has old and new parts and warm athmosphere. I really like the architecture of it.

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Turku, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

The library is one of my favorite places in Turku: the architecture, design and artworks are extremely interesting. It's also easy to find peaceful spots for reading.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

As tourists in town, we were impressed by the architechture and ambience of this public city library. Lucky citizens of Turku! Popped in here for the use of a printer. No problem. We had a PC and a printer in our use in a jiffy. No library card required. Thanks to the helpful staff!

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Dear Jussi, Thank you so much for your valuable time and for showing me the legend to Pori Jazz Festival Photographic Exhibition and translating the nr. 24 from 2006 as "They were waiting for rain but it didn't matter at all" title. Was very nice to know that you too knew that 24 June is the St. Jean Baptist Day... More 

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Turku, Finland
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Both , me and my son, like to spend time there. It´s a friendly and welcoming place. No matter if one goes there for a coffee and a magazine or for children books, or to look for a cd/dvd, one can find there something for every taste. The staff is also really helpful and friendly. I like the building, from... More 

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Turku, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

You can just go to read any newspaper from Finland and abroad,or you can go to café Sirius for a 'petit déjeuner ',also you have plenty of space (2 floor) for reading,many computors also availlable.i recommend this place 100%,one of my favourite in Turku.

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Turku, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

The Turku City Library is a large complex which is interesting both architecturally and culturally. In the old part of the library (seen in the thumbnail photo) there is the music library (second floor) and the main fiction section of the library. In the adjoining new part of the library there is the children's library section and the fact literature... More 

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Additional Information about Turku City Library

Address: Linnankatu 2, Turku 20100, Finland
Phone Number: +358 (02) 330 000
Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Western Finland  >  Turku
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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