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“Great building with small modern art collection also!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Central Library (Openbare Bibliotheek)

Central Library (Openbare Bibliotheek)
Oosterdokskade 143, 1011 Amsterdam, The Netherlands (Binnenstad)
020 5230900
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Ranked #3 of 303 Attractions in Amsterdam
Type: Libraries
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“Great building with small modern art collection also!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

Great building with nice staff. Security let us leave our luggage with them as we had just got to town and it was to early to check in at our hotel. The library is only 4 blocks east to Central Train Station. A small collection of modern art sculptures is a great addition to a great building. It also has a very nice restaurant on the top floor so you can get a bite to eat and look out over the city.

Visited August 2013
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“Big Library right on the water”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

Big library, plenty of places to read and chill, et cetera. There is even a piano to play on the ground floor. And a restaurant at the very top of the library. Only drawback is having to pay to use the toilet.

Visited July 2013
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“yes the library”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

The interior is just plain a knockout. Someone even pl aged the piano while we were there. This is what a library should be.

Visited September 2013
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“Library with a view and food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013

Nice view of Amsterdam and the cafeteria on the 7th floor had a nice selection. We had fish cooked to order, fresh salad; made to order pizza is also available along with entrees and side dishes. Reasonably priced.

Visited August 2013
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“Great view and food on the top floor”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013

I really like the layout of this library and its very modern.
But do not think its just a place with books, go to the top floor and eat at La Place and enjoy the view! It is very worth it!

Visited September 2013
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