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National Library, Brasilia

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Part of the landmark Complexo Cultural da República, National Library houses a collection of 300,000 items, many of which are rare copies of works by some of Brazil’s most respected authors. This modern structure, easily accessible from any part of the city, is made of white concrete and was designed by architect Oscar Niemeyer. Inside the library’s reading rooms and auditoriums guided tours can take you through the history of this country, as well as the development of its modern literature. Make it an educational outing for your children on a rainy day, or spend a lazy afternoon reading or catching up on your mail--free internet access is provided inside. Use our Brasilia holiday planner to arrange your visit to National Library and other attractions in Brasilia.
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  • National Library, gosh, could be better, if you got the necessary investment. The library should have priority in budgets, something that doesn't happen. Place badly insulated, infrastructure that requires various repairs, security precarious, and around there's a lot of people "suspected", if you visit the site, you can't be too careful, many punks in the area, assault at any time, even being Center of brasilia.
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  • It seemed too modest for the title of "National Library". One gets the impression that exists because Brasilia must have a building with that name. If you want to really know the true National Library, visit the of Rio de Janeiro
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  • Nice place to meet, use or even be reading/studying. Several titles available, staff is very friendly.
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