Biblioteca Nacional de Uruguay, Montevideo
(4.1/5 based on 80+ reviews on the web)
Latin history and literature buffs will love Biblioteca Nacional de Uruguay, the nation's oldest and largest public library. Built in a neoclassical style by architect Luis Crespi and opened in 1965, the library covers a huge area of 4,000 sq m (4,783 sq yd). With an overarching aim of preserving the national heritage of the country's deep literary past, the institution boasts an impressive breadth of material. Exceptionally knowledgeable librarians can lead you to the sections and specific works you may be after. Put Biblioteca Nacional de Uruguay at the forefront of your travel plans using our Montevideo vacation builder.
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TripAdvisor
  • In contrast to other countries the museums and libraries of the Uruguay are free of charge and in this place you can use imagination and read not only modern and ancient books they are also newspapers of all ages in a climate of calm great.
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  • One of the many stopping points on 18 de Julio Avenue, the historic building which houses the National Library yields good pictures as much outside as inside. The last Valley.
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  • Another tourist spot of 18 July Avenue. It's a beautiful building, but it's not worth moving just to meet him.
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  • A beautiful building both inside and out. Lots of beautiful wood inside. I found the staff very professional and helpful for the research I was conducting there. Thank you!
  • A building historic guardian of the cultural wealth of the country. In their salons studied generations after generations of Uruguayan who as I were there an environment unmatched for such activity.
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  • Very good place
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  • Worth go and read quiet
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  • Very good attention. Very well around the file is nice place to remove articles. And knowledge. I went to this place. Many times.
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