Biblioteca Nacional, Buenos Aires

Categories: Libraries, Traveler Resources
Inspirock Rating:
3.9/5 based on 240+ reviews on the web
Stop by and admire Biblioteca Nacional, a landmark of Buenos Aires' Recoleta neighborhood. Occupying the site of the former residence of Juan and Evita Peron, the building--designed by architect Clorindo Testa--boasts a rugged Brutalist design, noted for its use of raw concrete. Browse the library's staggering book collection, roam the thirteen maze-like floors, or rest on a bench in the garden and enjoy the sounds of the fountain. Before you head to Buenos Aires, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Buenos Aires holiday planner, to make sure you see all that Buenos Aires has to offer, including Biblioteca Nacional.
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  • After a lot of walking through the woods of Palemo and four museums in Recoleta, didn't have more balls to get in this building but has an interesting architecture outside
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  • The place is very large, beautiful, and multiple rooms well equipped with very impressive samples like the of Jorge Luis Borges for example. There are cycles of cinema, for example. Wednesday, in charge, debates and a spectacular amount of volumes.
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  • Worth contemplating this magnificent design construction. Linda, a privileged place and will yield good times. We like a lot, but it has not been possible to the visitation building internal.
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  • Its quiet. The atmosphere is as great as the view. It looks down to Puerto Madero and the Rio de la Plata river
  • The library is worth walking by for its impressive architecture, which seems to defy gravity. Staff were helpful and friendly as well.
  • Impressive library with beautiful views of the city. Spacious rooms to sit down and read.
  • Inside is better than the outside. That said, this is one of the ugliest buildings in Buenos Aires. Seriously, it ranks as one of the world's ugliest in many surveys!
  • It feels poorly maintained lately, but it's very convenient to study, it has comfortable chairs a great view and lots of silence.
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