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Naltional Library of Vietnam

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A nice library with big year in the front

I'm an insider who always love to spend time alone, reading for writing. I stopped by the National... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
maudie_chin
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Hanoi, Vietnam
via mobile
Not for the tourist

Unlike libraries in Australia that welcome the tourist to look inside of the building, this one in... read more

Reviewed 16 September 2017
Nunngo
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5 days ago
“A nice library with big year in the front ”
16 Sep 2017
“Not for the tourist”
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31 Trang Thi Street, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi, Vietnam
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Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

I love visiting libraries & at home we have beautiful libraries housed in historic buildings with amazing modern & historic collections. This was not like that at all. The building itself is lovely on the outside, but is not well kept on the inside &...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I'm an insider who always love to spend time alone, reading for writing. I stopped by the National Library and paid around 100.000 VND to make a member card. Although the library was quite big but the books range wasn't so diverse. It's quite hard...More

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Reviewed 16 September 2017

Unlike libraries in Australia that welcome the tourist to look inside of the building, this one in Hanoi clearly objects to the tourist roaming around. Whilst the outside of the building is spectacular and makes one feel that they want to see the inside, you...More

Thank Nunngo
Reviewed 23 June 2017

This library has nice garden at front, but it's a bit dark, lacks of light inside, especial in reading areas. Tourist are not very welcome as even local people must pay fee to register a yearly library card in order to enter the building. However,...More

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Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

I love visiting libraries & at home we have beautiful libraries housed in historic buildings with amazing modern & historic collections. This was not like that at all. The building itself is lovely on the outside, but is not well kept on the inside &...More

1  Thank sknight4
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