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New York Public Library
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Small Group Walking Tour of New York City Architecture
Ranked #21 of 1,146 things to do in New York City
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Owner description: Two marble lions mark the entrance to this Beaux Arts masterpiece, a National Historic Landmark containing more than six million books.
Reviewed June 27, 2013

This is not like visiting your average public library! The building at 5th Ave and 42nd Street is historical, including the iconic lion statues and the spaces inside are amazing. But, beyond that, there were special exhibits. The one I most loved was the ABC of Children's literature. Fabulous history of children's literature and great information about some of those stories we hold most dear. Amazing exhibit.

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Reviewed June 27, 2013 via mobile

This is a point of interest if you are into history. My daughter is a library geek and wanted to go. My niece, daughter husband and self found it to be a unique place the art is stunning and the ceiling is amazing and breath taking.lots of history and info we did the tour and the tour guide are great. A must see in new York.

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Reviewed June 26, 2013

Worth a browse if you are in the area. Lovely architecture and amazing ceilings. Truly a lovely building.

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Reviewed June 26, 2013

The building is truly remarkable.I love artwork and this building has amazing pieces.I was truly take back on all the different collections on display. I could spend countless hours just looking at them all.

Brigitte Anne Grisanti Upstate New York

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Reviewed June 26, 2013

This place is enormous the painting on the wall are absolutely stunning, the staircases are magnificent. The little cafe tucked under one of the stairwells is squashed in also the prices are quite steep 3 dollars for a small water.

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