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Stockholms Stadsbibliotek

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step into your childhood dreams (and goals)

beautiful. breathtaking. a fully immersive experience. all libraries should be designed like this... read more

Reviewed February 13, 2019
Cordoba, Spain
Definitely stop by for a visit!

I've tried to get some work done here and wouldn't recommend it--the seats are reallly... read more

Reviewed February 6, 2019
Edina, Minnesota
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Reviewed March 19, 2019 via mobile

I can’t say much about this library as I went there thinking it was the one with allot of children activities, however as there wasn’t anything for kids on I assume I was wrong. The circular library look amazing, as I haven’t actually used the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed February 13, 2019

beautiful. breathtaking. a fully immersive experience. all libraries should be designed like this. so happy I went

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed February 6, 2019

I've tried to get some work done here and wouldn't recommend it--the seats are reallly uncomfortable in my opinion--but the rotunda full of books? The very cool 1920s Nordic architecture? Must sees, especially for any bibliophiles.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank scotthansson
Reviewed January 15, 2019

The architecture is really amazing. Books are all around you. It was really nice to go there and visit.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank KatSk7
Reviewed December 10, 2018

Below the observatory hill in northern Stockholm stands an architectonic masterpiece, a sienna coloured brick building of a cylinder within a cube: the city's public library. It is a work by Gunnar Asplund, who's other famous work is the cemetery Skogskyrkogarden, which I went to...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed November 29, 2018

If architecture is your thing, this library is a must see. 360 degrees, housing books of multiple languages. A real spectacle.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank MegMidgy
Reviewed November 26, 2018

This masterpiece by architect Gunnar Asplund - commonly called "The Hat-box" - is well worth a visit when you explore Stockholm's city. The rotunda and staircase are magnificent with lots of space and an impressive view of (some of) the books. It is surrounded by...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Arn E
Reviewed November 23, 2018

Well worth a visit if you enjoy good architecture and history. Well preserved library with good atmosphere.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Magnar J
Reviewed November 21, 2018 via mobile

I had a full day to kill time on Stockholm while waiting for bureaucratic things to be sorted, and because I’ve arrived very early in the morning and left very late in the evening, it’s one of those days where I wasn’t interested in sightseeing...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank CathyT87
Reviewed November 7, 2018

It's wonderful to just look in because this library is always abuzz with activity, but at the same time, people respect silence and go around accordingly without disturbing folks who are actually sitting down to read. It's spacious enough and the furniture is adequate.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank LindaCadorniga
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Sarahgma M
August 3, 2018|
Response from Santiboy |
Not in Stockholm Stadsbibliotek. You have to go to KUNGLIGA BIBLIOTEKET or National Library of Sweden