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if you love libraries and books just do not miss this one. You can pay a little fee to enter,as a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
fragolina s
Tuscany, Italy
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You will never know how beautiful a library can be until you see this

In a way it is sad to see a magnificient mansion turned into a working library. On the other hand... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Michael K
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

if you love libraries and books just do not miss this one. You can pay a little fee to enter,as a visitor,and then go upstairs and there you will be surrounded by tons of books,mags,(manga comics as well),published in different languages,huge sections dedicated to hobbies,travels....More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In a way it is sad to see a magnificient mansion turned into a working library. On the other hand, it makes the library the most beautiful one anywhere. When you see it, you can't believe that people actually sit and read amidst the carved...More

Thank Michael K
Reviewed March 2, 2018

This was confusing to find - once you have found the building you have to pay a small entrance fee and leave your coat in the cloakroom, it’s confusing but persevere. It’s not geared up for tourists but the information desk does have some leaflets...More

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Reviewed January 29, 2018

A small beautifull palace with some spectacular rooms situated in the center of Budapesta. Quiet atmosphere which inspire for meditation. Not at all touristical.

Thank ManoleRamona
Reviewed December 25, 2017 via mobile

Absolutely beautiful architecture. We visited this place around 5 pm felt like midnight the sunset was around 3:55 pm so the darkness in the palace section added more mystery to the place. Just amazing the wealth and taste of the original owner had at the...More

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Reviewed December 7, 2017 via mobile

This library charged us an entrance fee, which no one else seemed to be paying. We walked around and found much of the old areas roped off. It was sort of a waste of time and money. We asked for our money back at the...More

Thank gracevg
Reviewed September 25, 2017 via mobile

Very interesting architecture internally. We did have to pay 500 Hungarian forint each to get in but would say it was worth it. Could easily spend and hour or so with a book or to do some study there.

1  Thank Liv B
Reviewed May 16, 2017

At first you feel like wow the entrance door is amazing! Than you walk through a beautifull corridor. After that you are in a courtyard in a modern library; don't get confused; this is it! Buy a ticket; it's totally worth it, and go to...More

Thank Joost N
Reviewed May 15, 2017 via mobile

Just a short distance from the Kalvin ter, the entrance is on the left of the building. It's a working library. Cost 800ft to get in. You get rwo leaflets with description of the interior. Then head up to the 4th floor where the old...More

Thank nolanar
Reviewed October 12, 2016

We happened to go to the National Museum and passed by this neo-baroque style structure which was a metropolitan library. There were many English and Hungarian books and we just applied for visitor cards for free entry. It was a nice library with quiet reading...More

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