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Luis Angel Arango Library

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Address: Calle 11 No. 4-14, Bogota, Colombia
Phone Number: (571) 343 12 24

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This is a splendid library with facilities for all and open access for the public. At the back is the extension to the Art gallery opposite.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
Lancaster, United Kingdom
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Lancaster, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a splendid library with facilities for all and open access for the public. At the back is the extension to the Art gallery opposite.

Thank Etosha
Bangalow, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A Multiple level (nominally 5 floors) building of modern open mezzanine level design, great for study groups and internet usage (a little slow for me), occupying a whole block in La Candelaria Vieja. Various eclectic displays such as of famous authors, history and cartoonists. Worth an hour or two unless you Fear Education

Thank mdvsocrates
Bogota, Colombia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Located un the hearth of the Candelaria, it is more than a library... it has great art collection.... in front of it there is the sala de las custodias, which has 3 custodias in puré gold and precious stones....please do not miss it

Thank Marcela R
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

es una de las mejores en el mundo muy organizada un abrazo a todos los adictos a la lectura. you can go there and find a nice architecture and excelent readings, is close to de down town in bogota. they have a lot of places where you can read in peace

Thank Andy B
Bogota, Colombia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2016

A nice break from the nosy street outside and great during a rainstorm. Stroll through the library and appreciate the architecture. The top floor has a patio with nice skyline views of Bogotá. Nice art is strewn throughout the museum in addition to a dedicated art museum with rotating exhibits which are all free.

Thank brentclermont
Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2016

See this on your first day in Bogota or else check their website. That's because they have several special events, such as concerts, each month. The architecture in this building is very beautiful. It's very relaxing to walk around it. Straight back from the entrance and up the stairs there is a special exhibit area. When I was there they... More 

Thank YojoaDon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2016

Not only a Library but a microcosm of culture, exhibitions, even a little art collection, an amazing place

Thank Miltos M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2016 via mobile

We went for a quick visit before going to the Botero Museum and though there wasn't much to see to my opinion it was worth seeing it and we actually got to enjoy a nice photo exhibit of a know Colombian Photographer.

Thank Ivette R
Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2015

A great representation of what cities should do when constructing libraries. This gathering place is beautiful and houses some of the best concerts in the city. Be sure to take 1 or a few in while there.

Thank Wanderlust808
Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2015

One of my favourite places in Bogota, full of young colombians. located in a historic and touristic neighbourhood ( la candelaria) Lots of attractions and a concerts room. Very Vibrant and fantastic architecture.

Thank taylorspawn

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