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Review of Central Library (Openbare Bibliotheek)

Central Library (Openbare Bibliotheek)
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Vancouver, Canada
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“Best views of the city”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 15, 2014

The best views of Amsterdam are from the top floor of this very modern library. I enjoyed the view and a coffee while sitting on the rooftop deck. Very clean bathrooms and if I could read dutch, would have spent more time but I was there for the view.

Visited September 2013
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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“Great library”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 14, 2014

This building by dutch architect Jo Coenen is one of the best, if not the best libraries in Holland. I love spending time there from time to time.To really appreciate it you need to spend some time on several floors and don't forget the restaurant on top.

Visited January 2014
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Paris, France
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“Large library, visit to take a look at the interior design :)”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 14, 2014

Loved the interior of this big library. Near the central station, with a view over the water and surrounding architecture.

Visited September 2013
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Kingston, Saint Andrew, Jamaica
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Spectacular”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 7, 2014

what a fabulous resource for any city to have. a state of the art library in a steel and glass building with spectacular views from the cafe on the top floor. only wish there'd been free wifi...

Visited December 2013
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Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Great place!”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 6, 2014

I just love the library - tons of great and brand new magazines and news papers and free internet if you´re a member. Last time, I did not bring my laptop - as it was pooring with rain... and was somewhat disappointed that so many of the available computers were out of order.

Visited December 2013
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