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Biblioteca Vasconcelos

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Stunning and Unique!

This is one of the most beautiful libraries we have ever been to. The design and structure of the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Rochester, New York
Book paradise

The library has around 8 floors, there is a small auditorium, music and movie rooms, a computer... read more

Reviewed December 11, 2018
Mexico City, Mexico
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of the most beautiful libraries we have ever been to. The design and structure of the offset levels make it look like something out of a fairy-tail. Well worth the trip if you have time to visit while you are in Mexico...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank divertliving
Reviewed December 11, 2018

The library has around 8 floors, there is a small auditorium, music and movie rooms, a computer area, garden and exhibit areas as well as a children section.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed December 11, 2018

if you have a spare time in Mexico City, it is a very good thing to go to the northern part and visit Biblioteca Vasconcelos, it is a great place for taking pictures by the way

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank felcaz5
Reviewed December 4, 2018 via mobile

From the moment you enter this space, it feels like you're stepping onto a Borg ship from the Star Trek series. Modern in its design, the designer has lifted the books off of the floor and suspended them in midair. If you're an architecture fan,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank JDN2
Reviewed December 1, 2018 via mobile

This is very huge, it has everything from books in every field to a very comfort environment for reading and studying or working, it was a really good experience

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank P4575NAtonyl
Reviewed October 23, 2018

Great studying spot, great photo spot, great book availability, great book options... be aware that they are just rental!

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Rocío C
Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

A must go place in Mexico City. Some steps from Buenavista Metro Station, free, free parking. To go with kids, friends or alone.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank marinasmach
Reviewed September 22, 2018

This is an absolutely gorgeous building and a delight to wander around and soak up the beauty, light, architecture, and hanging shelves filled with books. Truly spectacular. New views and angles from every floor and section, and great views of the city. This was an...More

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank Kunal K
Reviewed September 9, 2018

Somewhat off the regular path for tourists. Free entrance. Architecturally stunning! Pictures do not do it justice!

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank sailsandsales
Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

Mexico City is full of astounding architecture and superlatives are deserved by this modernist gem. It houses of course books and also permanent and rotating art, and it is the building itself that is the greatest attraction. If you're not an architect or engineer type,...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank Magda W
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September 13, 2018|
Response from FPuente | Reviewed this property |
Depending on traffic, 10 to 30 min, it is relatively close by. You can take an Uber or a taxi, and don't forget to walk by the murals in the avenue right next to the Biblioteca.
July 1, 2017|
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Response from RasmusOne | Reviewed this property |
Not really. There is a metro and metrobus stop right outside. Other options are the ubiqitous, dirt-cheap Mexico City taxis or just grab a Uber. It is not super close to Condesa but should not take too long.
August 30, 2016|
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Response from Arturo Q | Reviewed this property |
Hi there, Actually the library does not have many books in english. They have some novels and kind of fairy tales, and several resources in digital media on the computers. You would need to check the electronic inventory... More