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New York Public Library
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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.
New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“Worth Visiting!”
Reviewed June 27, 2013

This Library is greatly under-rated! It is beautiful to walk around, has a brilliant exhibition which is really interesting and it's free!
Spend and hour or two here and you will be pleased! We have advised all our visitors here to spend some time here, and they all says it was a memorable part of their trip.

Visited June 2013
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Toronto
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“Love it!”
Reviewed June 27, 2013

What can I say? The New York Public Library is my go-to spot each and every visit. There are always wonderful exhibits and displays, and the gift shop is amazing. A quiet sanctuary in a busy city. Mary Cassatt prints there now are a must see!

Visited June 2013
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Portland, Oregon
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“Free to the Public”
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.

Visited June 2013
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“Very interesting!”
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.

Visited June 2013
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“A beautiful building”
Reviewed June 26, 2013

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

Visited June 2013
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