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Luis Ángel Arango Library, Bogota
(4.7/5 based on 320+ reviews on the web)
One of Columbia's major cultural institutions, Luis Ángel Arango Library displays an attractive range of architectural styles. Founded in 1923, the library boasts a collection of over a million books and contains state-of-the-art study areas, audio-visual resources, and plenty of exhibits to introduce visitors to the city and its history. The entrance features an impressive statue of the goddess Athena, which helps establish the atmosphere of exploration and learning that permeates the building. If you don't feel like reading, watch the locals go about their business from the comfort of the onsite cafeteria. Put Luis Ángel Arango Library and other Bogota attractions into our Bogota trip builder, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • Despite recent (collection started in 1923), the library is one of the most important in Latin America. Created at the initiative of the Bank of the Republic, its main building is the early 50 and is located in the historic center of Bogotá, in the neighborhood of Candelaria. Thus, modern construction makes an interesting contrast to the old one.
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  • The Luis Angel Arango library is without a doubt a heritage we have bogotanos. Its infrastructure, the staff that works there and above all information that can be found there is absolutely complete, accurate and organized.
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  • This library of the city of bogota, is located right next to the Cathedral of the city, great place to rest, or read books. beautiful place.
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  • Concert hall is amazing! Great sound and a beautiful place with the best of the music!
  • in library luis angel arango You can find all kinds of books and courses for visitors , visits this place , that is full of a lot of history from world and colombia, this library is very interesting for the turists and also it will be for you. This place is available for you, the library has many books by discover , come and visit this place.
  • The biggest library of Colombia, located in a beautiful building. Make sure you visit their concert hall.
  • Best in Bogota. Best in Colombia.
  • The Luis Angel Arango library is a library located in the District of la Candelaria in downtown Bogota. He has more than two million books, an area of 45,000 square meters, six floors, two basements. The day receives more than 5,000 users and their virtual library had over 14 million visits in 2012.1 the current campus was opened on February 20, 1958 by the Banco de la República, institution to which it belongs. It bears the name who promoted it, the Manager of the Bank of the Republic from 1947 to 1957. He is the head of the network of libraries from the Bank of the Republic, including twenty-two venues in different cities in Colombia: Buenaventura, Cartagena, Florence, Girardot, Honda, Ibague, Ipiales, Leticia, Riohacha, Manizales, Pasto, Pereira, Popayán, Quibdó, San Andrés, Santa Marta, Sincelejo, Tunja, Neiva, Montería and Valledupar. The library is one of the most important in Latin America, and one of the most visited in the world.
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