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“central library”
Review of Zentralbibliothek

Ranked #62 of 212 things to do in Zurich
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Owner description: The main library of both the city and the University of Zürich, the Central Library is a popular destination for students and general readers, and somewhat of a meeting place. Nice architecture with a section of English-speaking books on the bottom floor.
Zurich, Switzerland
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29 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“central library”
Reviewed February 2, 2012

excellent english book section in lower level - great for expats & often has a free exhibit that is interesting - can use the restroom and lockers if you need them

Thank shawntinker
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Zurich, Switzerland
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217 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 175 helpful votes
“What they haven't got is not there”
Reviewed December 2, 2011

Where to find the prettiest people in Zurich. Whoever is studying in Zurich is using the Central Library. For students and avid readers who want to find rare and in cases truly antique books this is the place to go.After perusing ancient tomes this avis reader loves to rest his weary eyes on the beautiful young ladies getting in the delicious reveries of old age - free from actual craving and lustful thinking - who diligently study in quiet booths or scurry between the racks.
Security is rather friendly but keeps a keen eye on silence and prevention of theft, a worthwhile experience by all means.

Walk via Central through the famous Niederdörfli to Predigerplatz where you find the Zentralbibliothek

Visited October 2011
Thank RudolfTheSwiss
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