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“Big Library right on the water” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Central Library (Openbare Bibliotheek)

Central Library (Openbare Bibliotheek)
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Amsterdam Bike Tour: Off the Beaten Path
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2 reviews
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“Big Library right on the water”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2013

Big library, plenty of places to read and chill, et cetera. There is even a piano to play on the ground floor. And a restaurant at the very top of the library. Only drawback is having to pay to use the toilet.

Visited July 2013
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“yes the library”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2013

The interior is just plain a knockout. Someone even pl aged the piano while we were there. This is what a library should be.

Visited September 2013
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“Library with a view and food”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2013

Nice view of Amsterdam and the cafeteria on the 7th floor had a nice selection. We had fish cooked to order, fresh salad; made to order pizza is also available along with entrees and side dishes. Reasonably priced.

Visited August 2013
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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“Great view and food on the top floor”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2013

I really like the layout of this library and its very modern.
But do not think its just a place with books, go to the top floor and eat at La Place and enjoy the view! It is very worth it!

Visited September 2013
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Helsinki, Finland
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“A must to visit and have coffee and lunch!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2013

A must to visit, the cafeteria at the top of the library gives you a great view over the city centre and with that you have an excellent choice for lunch. A very popular place. The building itself is also worth taking a tour, fantastic place.

Visited September 2013
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