Schoelcher Library, Fort-de-France

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Treat your inner bookworm to a collection of over 130,000 books at Schoelcher Library. The library, which was built in France in 1889, was shipped over piece by piece to its present location. Its extravagant design boasts a rich combination of architectural styles, including eclectic, Byzantine, new art, Egyptian art, and western classical. Inside, find copies of 17th-century books, including a "Black Code" from France, and a 17th-century Latin navigation treaty. Schoelcher Library is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our world travel planner, Fort-de-France Edition.
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  • very nice outdoor feel free has entered inside to go visit the people are very nice
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  • Wonderful library located in the place of the Savannah: the outside is beautiful and the interior ceiling also. Open from 8:30 in the morning.
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  • The library is beautiful, with an architecture that stands out in the landscape. The entry is allowed and is also beautiful inside. A walk of less than 1 hour from the port, in front of a beautiful square, next to the Mall and to the pier where the boat trips.
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  • Free WiFi. Good speed
  • The Schoelcher library is the public library Department of the city of Fort de France in Martinique, named after the french politician Victor Schœlcher (1804-1893). It is located at the corner of the street of the freedom and the street Victor Sévère, facing the northeast corner of the square of the Savannah. The Schoelcher library is on the inventory additional historical monuments since March 15, 1973 and classified as historical monuments since January 5, 1993. She has nearly 130 000 books including an important Caribbean background. It is a monument to visit in the city center of Fort-De-France
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  • A magnificent monument in Martinique. To visit absolutely!
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  • Places to see absolutely if you go to Fort-de-France
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  • A very beautiful building from the outside and inside, to see at least quickly passing in the corner.
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