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“Nice setup, next gen meeting place for books and study” 4 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 #2 of 247 Attractions in Amsterdam
Type: Libraries, Cultural
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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“Nice setup, next gen meeting place for books and study”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2013

Extremely nice architecture and well brought to live. Nice design and open spaces. Good for some weekend reading, also there are some good areas for studying. In addition this is a nice venue to teach you (young) children about books and literature.

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“Excellent”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2013

Essential for anyone visiting the city. Amazing library and great views for the city both day and night

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“Coolest Library iv ever been to”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2013

Very cool library, intresting layout with quality facilities, if your passing it's definatly worth popping in just to have a quick look around...view from the cafe on the top floor is nice and lots of choice to eat

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Milan, Italy
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“Not only books: great food and panorama”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2013 via mobile

Close to the train station, tall building with amazing view from the last floor; nice restaurant at last floor... Many books! In the kids section there is a model of a Netherlands house with lot of details... You can watch it for hours to discover the different rooms and shops!

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“Seems like a good place to take a break”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2013

We visited the Library based on TripAdvisor reviews -- it really is a beautiful, extensive library, but I would advise skipping if you are on a limited schedule. It does, however seem like a great place to take a quiet break from the hustle and bustle, and there are lockers available and free toilets (Be careful, the stalls are enclosed but the rest of the bathroom can be seen from the outside)

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