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Biblioteca Virgilio

Open Now: 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Open today: 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
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Transversal 59A # 63, Bogota, Colombia
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Reviewed August 6, 2019

Yes, it's just a library (boring!). But the surroundings are more important than the books and even the cool architecture. Walk the building (it's free) and then take a look at the park. If you don't have enough time to go through Parque Simón Bolívar...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Daniel P
Reviewed April 20, 2019

This library was both a beautiful sight and a respite from the city. It is set in a slight bowl, so that you cannot see the city and it cannot see you. : ) Once inside, you'll hopefully marvel at the exquisite design. Well worth...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed March 3, 2019 via mobile

I found this place by accident years ago. It offers great views of the city and it is an ideal spot to escape in a sunny day.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed February 4, 2019

This was such a delightful library! I love exploring international libraries and I was so impressed with Biblioteca Virgilio. The design is very cool, be sure to make your way to the rooftop to get the full effect. The library is also surrounded by a...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed January 15, 2019

The whole library is surrounded by a small body of water that demonstrates sincere architectural ingenuity. The architecture on the whole is seriously impressive and there is no easy way to describe it other than to recommend you to see it for yourself. The surrounding...More

Date of experience: January 2019
16  Thank WilliamThomas
Reviewed January 15, 2019

Has a beautifull arquitecture. Enter to the library takes you to a silence place surronded by water, which is not usuall in Bogotá. All kind of books and delicious food make it a special place

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed January 2, 2018 via mobile

As someone who can appreciate architecture, this is a wonderful building. I can only imagine someone who works or studies in the the architectural field would appreciate the design. There seems to be more public space than books. The floors and staircases are open-air. There's...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank FlyAaron
Reviewed October 5, 2017

This a great place if you want to escape from the chaos of the city, the library has hundreds of titles, some in English, French, German and other languages and it is surrounded by beautiful gardens and an outstanding architecture design.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Mara D
Reviewed July 3, 2017

It has a lot of spaces, gardens and ponds, it was designed by an aclaimed architect who won a price for this library, it's peaceful and has a lot of places on its roof to go and enjoy the view of the oriental mountains, great...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Camila K
Reviewed May 24, 2017

I spent a lot of time writing my thesis in this library and it's actually a really beautiful and calm place. I would definitely go there as a tourist as it's also really close to Simon Bolivar park and it's one of the architectural pieces...More

Date of experience: February 2017
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