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Visited this famous library, for books on vernacular and local architecture. The building is large... read more

Reviewed January 11, 2019
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Our families hobby is reading. That why we came to this library, almost every week or at least once... read more

Reviewed September 16, 2018
tristadolanterus
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Reviewed January 11, 2019

Visited this famous library, for books on vernacular and local architecture. The building is large and impressive, and about three stories in height, and was quite popular on the weekend.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank DF-ADL
Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

Have any collection of the book, easy finded the book because has setting search by sstem and cleaness area

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank RudiSutan007
Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

Our families hobby is reading. That why we came to this library, almost every week or at least once a month. There is a huge number of book here. The librarian are nice and full hospitallity. All clean. Except the toilet. Yes, the toilet is...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 2, 2018

I did not go inside as the Library was closed on Sunday. But I walked around it and found that the architecture of this Library is really amazing. Check the opening time If you wanted to go inside.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Shahul Hameed S
Reviewed October 2, 2017

The building architecture is unique, just like a book that is open and ready to read. My children have a good time here since it has multimedia edutainment and a good collection of books of course

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank Togu T
Reviewed August 8, 2017

The architecture is very cool, always love to see in whenever we drive around the city. Visited once, its a big place, lots of books and they do hv so many PC with internet connections. Things need to improve is the variety of book need...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank SashaSirait
Reviewed July 28, 2017

This is a library that looks like an open book. The outside also features lots of reliefs depicting Indonesian culture and history. Inside it's a busy library with computers as well as books. On the top floor there's an exhibit explaining the oil industry's impact...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank SkSogang
Reviewed December 3, 2016 via mobile

Everything in this building wowed me so much, from its book collection to its interior decor, it looks very amazing amd comfortable for people to spend hours reading literatures.

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank inamassijaya
Reviewed March 8, 2016

This building captures the eye immediately from afar as it's shaped like an open book. It's a sight to behold. Inside the building, it's a typical library building, nothing much for the person who cannot read Bahasa Indonesia.

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank ErnieJurong
Reviewed January 5, 2016

Soeman Hs library is allegedly biggest library in Indonesia, though the collection of the book still poor. It provide visitor many range of books from fiction, non fiction, history, melayu old folklore, thesis, and some more. It's free for visitor to read the books. But,...More

Date of experience: January 2016
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