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Royal Library of Belgium

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Nice place for the view

I visited here just for the view and the garden . It was a nice place to visit for the once. If you... read more

Reviewed September 22, 2018
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relax place

When visiting brussels don't forget passing this beautiful garden beside the royal library albert I... read more

Reviewed July 22, 2015
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Sep 22, 2018
“Nice place for the view”
Jul 22, 2015
“relax place”
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Reviewed September 22, 2018 via mobile

I visited here just for the view and the garden . It was a nice place to visit for the once. If you have time it is good to visit this place for the statue and garden.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed July 22, 2015

When visiting brussels don't forget passing this beautiful garden beside the royal library albert I ..it is called "kunstbergtuin" or " jardin du mont des arts"...it is just beside the library..ideal resting place before moving on...

Date of experience: July 2015
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Reviewed July 1, 2015 via mobile

It fell on the way to grand place and it is lovely. The admirable interiors and a cosy corner with white chairs overlooking the garden outdoors is a beautiful spot next to the coffee machine where you can sit with a book, some coffee and...More

Date of experience: July 2015
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Reviewed March 13, 2015

'Librarium', in the Royal Library of Belgium, is subtitled 'Museum of the History of Books and Writing'. It's free, which is unusual in Brussels, and it is a pleasure to walk round. There are fascinating exhibits, including a case of Charlie Hebdo comics when we...More

Date of experience: March 2015
2  Thank Tom R
Reviewed May 15, 2014

I wish my French was better, as this was the only thing that prevented me giving this place a 5 rating. There is a free exhibition of writing, where there is displayed ancient manuscripts, minaturised complete gospels, an Egyptian Book of the Dead, and excerpts...More

Date of experience: May 2014
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Reviewed September 16, 2013

The Royal Library contains one of the most interesting and well set out museums in Belgium, and what's more, entry is free. It provides exhibits and presentations on the history of writing and books throughout the ages and the world, from ancient times, through some...More

Date of experience: August 2013
3  Thank Anna B
Reviewed May 30, 2013

We accidently stumbled across this library, which contains a fascinating exhibit called Librarium. Anyone who is a reader needs to come and experience this free permanant exhibition. If I spoke Dutch or French I probably would've been in there for hours. As it was, I...More

Date of experience: May 2013
4  Thank LexiV
Reviewed January 6, 2012

Who'd have thought that the second best view of the entire city was from the 5th floor of a public library? The cafateria is nothing to boast about but the panoramic views are pretty spectacular. Not only is the view great but so are the...More

Date of experience: July 2011
2  Thank blondeonamission
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