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Biblioteca Virgilio, Bogota
(4.8/5 based on 320+ reviews on the web)
Part of a large urban park, Biblioteca Virgilio serves as one of the city's major cultural institutions. Surrounded by attractive canals and cycling paths, the library is a popular meeting place for locals and tourists alike. Various neatly designed reading rooms can be found inside, dotted around the main collection rooms that house around 150,000 books and audio-visual resources. Make Biblioteca Virgilio a part of your Bogota vacation plans using our Bogota trip itinerary builder.
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  • It is a good place to go to spend a day at the park or visit the library which also has activities for children, and exhibitions. And for architects, to my humble opinion, is one of the best works of the architect. Rogelio Salmona, with spaces very well made, care of details, and transitions; that you can take everywhere, from basement to the fifth facade (the terrace). Namely, should ask a permission for shooting pictures at the reception.
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  • More than a library a place where safe you can find tranquility and forget completely the stress of the city; read, listen, watch, and even feel the content of the site in interactive rooms. also offers on occasions some concerts or recitals. It is located on the eastern side of Simon Bolivar Park.
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  • The Virgilio Barco library is a beautiful place where you can rest, read, walk, enjoy great moments of tranquility
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