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“Beautiful Biulding”

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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.
Princeton, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Beautiful Biulding”
Reviewed December 27, 2011

We have visited the Library of Congress many times and have yet to have a proper tour. Was supposed to have one this year but messed up the times. Such a spectacular-looking building. Can't wait to hear all of the details about the architecture and Thomas Jefferson

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“Worth the trip”
Reviewed December 26, 2011

Go do the free 1 hr tour of the building and its history. It is absolutely beautiful and very interesting.

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Brisbane
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“What a beautiful building”
Reviewed December 25, 2011

Visit via the tunnel from congress. This is so beautiful, the reading room looks like it's painted it's so ordered and neat.

Visited December 2011
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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“My favorite library in the world!”
Reviewed December 25, 2011

I am a regular researcher at this amazing library! It's free to enter there for the tours and residents to use the library to gather information you will need for your research project. They have an office that accommodates to Deaf and other people with disabilities' needs. As for Deaf researchers/visitors, you can require for an interpreter in advance if you need to register for some classes or big group tours. They will be happy to honor your request for an interpreter in advance, not last minute notice. For the rest of researchers, it's very relaxing and quiet to chill out in the one of these rooms and do your research or enjoy "me" time. You can print for free since it's funded federally. It's located in middle of Capitol Hill and one block away from Capitol South station.

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Berkeley, California
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“stunning”
Reviewed December 24, 2011

an absolutely awesome building - worth going out of your way to see.

Visited December 2011
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