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Parque Biblioteca Espana

Carrera 33b # 107A-100, Medellin, Colombia
+57 4 3857598
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Carrera 33b # 107A-100, Medellin, Colombia
+57 4 3857598
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Reviewed September 7, 2013 via mobile

The concept of this library in such a poor and previously very dangerous area is wonderful. The views over the city are great. The architecture is no doubt amazing if you like that sort of thing. But actually visiting it is missable I think. Not...More

1  Thank ms_scotsgirl
Reviewed August 17, 2013

Medellin is architect's heaven. but this library has a wonderful park for children but almost no books.

Thank vivian L
Reviewed August 9, 2013

This was such a cool library. And it's history, along with that of the neighborhood and the metrocable, is so interesting. If you're going to take a ride in the metrocable, you must get off at the Santo Domingo Sabio stop to see the library!

Thank jmb011
Reviewed July 24, 2013

La Biblioteca España or the Spanish Library also has a daycare centre and provide extra curricular activities to underprivileged children in the comunas. There's no cost involved to get in, and ID is not required. However, make sure you ask for permission if you are...More

1  Thank Francesco P
Reviewed June 16, 2013

I thought that as a library, it was average and there is nothing really special to it. However, it does have great views of the city. Therefore, I think that the place deserves a visit, plus you ride the Metrocable which is a MUST for...More

Thank Living2Travel2
Reviewed January 19, 2013

Though I'd gone with the plan of checking out the interior of the library, there was so much to see around the area, that I simply ran out of time (definitely a great spot for both cityscape and street photograpers). The area surrounding the Biblioteca...More

Thank mapes24
Reviewed January 13, 2013

Observation deck offers great views of the Aburrá Valley and the sprawling city below. Single mothers and children mill about the ground floor waiting for government dispersements.

Thank schobalt
Reviewed January 7, 2013

This and the De Grieff library are amazing buildings with great views of Medellin. For the price of a Metro ticket, you get the tram ride and this terrific experience. Go around sunset for the best views.

1  Thank kidchicago
Reviewed November 27, 2012

I really like it from an architectural point of you, I love the contrast of this building with the surrounding area and the view from outside, I didn't actually use the library except watch a photography exhibition but I liked getting to visit it.

Thank Tomboii
Reviewed November 25, 2012

This is cool and calm place to visit in cable cars. Good wind and open air you can even hear to live music on weekends.

1  Thank ShastriAnish
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