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Biblioteca Nacional de Espana: Tours & Tickets

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Paseo Recoletos 18-20, 28001 Madrid, Spain
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The Spanish National Library is an impressive building from the outside and contains a museum and a series of temporary exhibition spaces which are free to enter. I have to say that having seen the museum once some time ago, we now go only when there is a temporary exhibition
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What a disappointment: a beautiful and monumental facade, gigantic stairways... all this for an ordinary reading room with very few books ... and especially no historical book exposed for the public.
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Beautiful and grandiose building. It is also possible to book guided tour, but in advance. There is a small museum and exhibitions. If you would like to see the building and its halls inside, the guided tour is the only way. Available online bookings, not in July.
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It’s definitely not very popular and in a state of repair. It was interesante to see the old printing machines but it has seen better days.
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Located on Recoletos this library was built by King Philip V in 1712 and at the time mandated that all books printed in Spain had to send a copy to the library. Today the library has over 15 millions books and many other items. The architecture and external sculptures are
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