biblioteca nacional, Buenos Aires

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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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  • August 15, 2017
    From August to December 2017, you can visit the Biblioteca Nacional to see a free exposition celebrating the 50th anniversary of the publication of Gabriel García Marquez's masterpiece of magical real...  more »
  • June 17, 2017
    Even though it's an iconic building does not seem pleasant. Inside it is functional to be a library but I think it's an ugly building-
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  • June 14, 2017
    Perfect place to go with family or friends. They always have good proposals. They often perform concerts on the Esplanade. The last thing I went to see "The concert of 100 cellos". Majestic.
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  • July 1, 2017
    Excellent facility with numerous books and plenty of space to study or work..
  • January 28, 2017
    Exelent!!
  • June 17, 2017
    Better, the bar is so bad but the only library
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  • January 27, 2017
    Beautiful building; Hours extended surrounded by gardens (call them squares.) Cultural activities on weekends. The most comprehensive national authors. Besides providing books for 16 days presenting ID and payslip to its name. In the same area is the Museum of the book and the language. I went on the night of the museums and witnessed a very interesting talk
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  • January 30, 2017
    Very nice to visit. But to study is very small, few tables and does not have a non-silent reading room
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