Biblioteca Nacional de Uruguay, Montevideo

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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. Add Biblioteca Nacional de Uruguay and other attractions to your Montevideo trip itinerary using our Montevideo road trip app .
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  • September 26, 2017
    One block from the University it is a complete library of very elegant, although in certain parts you can see the deterioration of the weather
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  • August 16, 2017
    Cool place to meet the first site visit Cup is not guided by it gets old. Hey nice to fans of football and the history of the sport. Simple and cool eh Museum of history.
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  • July 5, 2017
    A fine historical building. Great and cool. Worth the visit and the opportunity to take some good pictures.
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  • July 25, 2016
    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!
  • March 5, 2017
    This library is beautiful and it is a wonderful place for citizens to study.
  • May 16, 2017
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  • June 18, 2017
    Uruguay, a remarkable building historic heritage and that despite the years continues to operate as a library open to the public
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  • April 15, 2017
    Very good and full of important unrecoverable things for our country. Must-see!
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