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National Library of France, Paris

Categories: Architectural Buildings, Libraries, Traveler Resources, Tourist Spots
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3.9/5 based on 140+ reviews on the web
Admire the contemporary architecture and take a journey through the world of knowledge at National Library of France. The massive structure on the bank of the Seine is shaped to represent four open books, and it houses millions of hand-written, printed, and digital documents from all possible spheres of life and science. The library's museum space displays numerous temporary exhibits as well as a permanent exhibit of antiques that includes items such as the throne of the Frankish King Dagobert and globes that belonged to Louis XIV. Don't miss the library's lush urban garden. The admission fee to the exhibition area gives you free access to the library's reading rooms. Make National Library of France a centerpiece of your Paris vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Paris travel itinerary maker.
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  • Nice place for a walk. As it was next to the bus station, then I had to cross it to reach the city. I wish I had had more time to explore this place, seemed to be cool. 
  • The staff is rude! It's crazy! Each visit is complicated, people are unpleasant, I'm sorry for taking a subscription! Not to mention the security guards... 1 day the bag's fine, the next day they refuse me access! They think they are on qualified agents, but there is not one who want the road! A SCANDAL this library!
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  • The truth, if that skaž had to visit inside, but I heard from local of grandiosity and convenience facilities. And outside have seen-this four to disclosed similar books, of course, but the scale is felt. Viewed casually, heading in Bercy.
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  • Simply beautiful! I loved to visit there, the architecture and the gardens at the center, the place to chill out... Definitely a place to go in Paris
  • Not my favorite building in Paris, but the inside is great to work or to discover new things (a lot of expos are organized here)
  • Very big library, it looks very futuristic. In the middle is a small garden, you can walk on the roof around it.
  • boring and unfriendly place
  • Lovely place to take a walk
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