Biblioteca Nacional de Uruguay, Montevideo

(4.2/5 based on 90+ 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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  • Building huge with two patrons of the literature on the side but very bad care and heavily soiled at the entrance.
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  • Needs a good restores; and a monument to history to the city so that this kind of dropped, one restores; to go well because a place of many visitors.
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  • Click here to visit the national library is a magical experience. For those who we like to read and investigate it is the ideal place. The collection is very extensive and has very good files to search by author or by topic of interest.
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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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