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“Best Kept Secret!”

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.
Fairbanks, Alaska
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“Best Kept Secret!”
Reviewed March 28, 2013

You don't want to skip this wonderful old building. As a local, I took many people there over the years, and everyone is grateful that they didn't skip it.

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São Paulo
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“The most impressive monument in W.DC”
Reviewed March 28, 2013

The Library is astonishing. Te imponence of the building is something unbelievable. It´s big, it´s beautiful and amazing. Every detail impresses. I sow 3 exibitions very well done. Perfect

Visited March 2013
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“Awesome”
Reviewed March 28, 2013

Being a native Northern VA girl, there is not much in DC I have not done. However, I had never been to the LOC before. It was awesome. The building is gorgeous, the history is awesome, and the exhibits were very informative. We did not do the tour, it was too long, but we could still see everything but the top floor exhibit. I highly recommend it, it was so cool.

Visited March 2013
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Orlando, Florida
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“amazing site”
Reviewed March 28, 2013

must visit especially if you like history and reading. Great building, nice design from inside out! Free tour around the building and very friendly staff!

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London, Canada
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“Beautiful building”
Reviewed March 26, 2013

Unfortunately we missed the guided tour - that would have made for a better experience. We did a self-guided tour and the building is beautiful. The gift shop also has some unique items that you don't see in other museum stores.

Visited March 2013
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