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Biblioteca Virgilio

Transversal 59A # 63, Bogota, Colombia
37935203000
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More than a library

As someone who can appreciate architecture, this is a wonderful building. I can only imagine... read more

Reviewed 2 January 2018
FlyAaron
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Boston, Massachusetts
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Amazing architecture!!!

This a great place if you want to escape from the chaos of the city, the library has hundreds of... read more

Reviewed 5 October 2017
Mara D
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Quito, Ecuador
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Transversal 59A # 63, Bogota, Colombia
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Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

As someone who can appreciate architecture, this is a wonderful building. I can only imagine someone who works or studies in the the architectural field would appreciate the design. There seems to be more public space than books. The floors and staircases are open-air. There's...More

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Reviewed 5 October 2017

This a great place if you want to escape from the chaos of the city, the library has hundreds of titles, some in English, French, German and other languages and it is surrounded by beautiful gardens and an outstanding architecture design.

Thank Mara D
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Reviewed 3 July 2017

It has a lot of spaces, gardens and ponds, it was designed by an aclaimed architect who won a price for this library, it's peaceful and has a lot of places on its roof to go and enjoy the view of the oriental mountains, great...More

Thank Camila K
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Reviewed 24 May 2017

I spent a lot of time writing my thesis in this library and it's actually a really beautiful and calm place. I would definitely go there as a tourist as it's also really close to Simon Bolivar park and it's one of the architectural pieces...More

Thank Markos K
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Reviewed 23 May 2017

The Library building is very nice and interesting. It is located in the middle of a park, with a busy "ciclo ruta" very busy with bikers and skaters. The library have a large colection and the staff are helpful

Thank German G
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Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

A good plan, you can find excellents activities like a aerobics, concerts, books, and others things!!! I like it

Thank Giovanny H
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Reviewed 10 April 2017

Brick structure with nice views, functional inside with regular library attractions and performance space.

Thank carlosjulio1968
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Reviewed 4 April 2017

I really like Salitre as an area in general, and I'd seen some nice photos of the surroundings of the Virgilio Barco library, so I was curious to go visit. There's a precious little park with water features which goes around the library, perfect for...More

2  Thank MsNaomiD
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Reviewed 16 November 2016

This is an amazing place from an architectonic point of view and also if you love books in there you will be able to find a great collection of academic and non-academic books.

Thank tobalUK
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Reviewed 17 October 2016

Being a big book worm, I love visiting interesting libraries in my travels. I wouldn't call this one spectacular, but the architecture is cool and it's in a nice location- a green park with a nice view of the city. You can also climb to...More

Thank Barkervillegirl
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