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National Library of Singapore

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Address: 100 Victoria Street, Singapore 188064, Singapore
Phone Number: +65 6332 3255
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amazing library

one of the most comprehensive, well maintained and resourceful and responsive libraries I have ever come across. The fact that they also have many branches make the experience... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

one of the most comprehensive, well maintained and resourceful and responsive libraries I have ever come across. The fact that they also have many branches make the experience even better. Great for a quiet read in Singapore, and discover books afresh

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Apart from the excellent views of the city there are always interesting exhibitions on various levels. Also on there are gardens on many levels . The building is eco friendly and there are Garden Walk tours are conducted every 1st and 3rd Saturday of the month from 4 pm to 5.30 pm

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

It is a huge library with hundreds of thousands of books. It is very well kept and has desktops everywhere to make finding the books easier. They also have a dedicated kids' books section which is beautifully decorated.

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Tyne and Wear, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A lovely modern library. well set out and very interesting displays, at the time of our visit, there was a fantastic area set up for Students modern designs, the wife and myself spend quite a bit of time there, well done to all

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Before Sir Stamford Raffles arrived, Singapore was a small collection of fishing shacks. The Lion City gvrew from nothing to become one of the world's great trading centres. Thias library records that growth.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Variety of books as well as activities in a multi-story building. Promoting literature for Singaporean and visitors. A must for book lovers.

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Tamil Nadu, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is a show piece and a must visit place in Singapore. It is very calm and visitors are treated very well.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The National Library is an amazing resource to tap into in Singapore - it has a vast collection of books, very affordable rates for borrowing the books, a great space to sit and read and a convenient system where you can drop the books off at any National library location across the city.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love to visit major libraries when I visit new cities for the first time. It tells you a lot about the people, the place, and the history. Often, the main library is an older building with an exciting architecture and many major reading rooms with personality. I didn't find that here at the National Library of Singapore. However, as... More 

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Ayutthaya Province, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

this place for all people want to find knowledge such as student. a lot of books here and easy to go by bus or near MRT Bugis .

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