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Biblioteca Virgilio

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Reviewed 3 days ago

The whole library is surrounded by a small body of water that demonstrates sincere architectural ingenuity. The architecture on the whole is seriously impressive and there is no easy way to describe it other than to recommend you to see it for yourself. The surrounding...More

Date of experience: January 2019
15  Thank WilliamThomas
Reviewed 3 days ago

Has a beautifull arquitecture. Enter to the library takes you to a silence place surronded by water, which is not usuall in Bogotá. All kind of books and delicious food make it a special place

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Victoria504
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

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank FlyAaron
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.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Mara D
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

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Camila K
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

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank MarkosK2
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

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank German G
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

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Giovanny H
Reviewed 10 April 2017

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

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank carlosjulio1968
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

Date of experience: April 2017
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