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Library of Congress
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Owner description: Though the Library of Congress doesn't own every book ever published, it sure has most of them, with 532 miles of shelves and 115 million items, with 7,000 added each working day.
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 10, 2011

Docents, pictures, virtual tours and many more. Perfect memories to have. This place is a definitely must go between the Capitol and Mall to Smithsonian's. Don't forget a visitor's passport, which you can take at the front desk.

Visited November 2011
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“One of the most beautiful places in the USA”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 10, 2011

This is a building in Washington that we had never visited, but had heard it was a must. We scheduled a tour through our congress person and we're SO glad we. It is absolutely one of the most beautiful places we have ever visited - anywhere! The craftsmanship and artistry is superb. We simply do not have people with these skills any longer. We often stood and just gazed at the ceilings, walls and floors taking it all in.

Yes, this is a library with miles of shelves with books and wonderful displays, but it also houses musical instruments, important documents, music scores, and things you never imagined. DO NOT miss the Library of Congress if you're in Washington. It is awesome!!

Visited October 2011
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Homestead, FL
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“Beautiful library and interesting attraction”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 10, 2011

I enjoyed my visit to the library of Congress...Its definitely not your typical public library. I learned a great deal and loved the artwork and architecture. If love books, architecture, art and history, you'll enjoy a visit here. Otherwise, you may find it kind of limited.

Visited December 2010
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“The Jefferson Building”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 8, 2011

Some of the most breathtaking architecture I have ever seen.

Visited October 2011
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“What a place!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 7, 2011

A beautiful building and a serene place to visit. The outside is awsome but the interior is out of this world. Should have stayed longer had we had the time.

Visited November 2011
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