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Biblioteca Vasconcelos

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Address: Buenavista Eje 1 Norte | Buenavista, Metro Cuauhtémoc, Mexico City, Mexico
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01 915 72800
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Sun - Sat 08:30 - 19:30

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The bookworm in you will love this place

Must visit for all! Do note that it's slightly North on the metro line and taking the metro costs 50 pesos for me. Would have been a wiser decision to uber (100 peso)

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 30 January 2017
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Singapore, Singapore
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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017

Must visit for all! Do note that it's slightly North on the metro line and taking the metro costs 50 pesos for me. Would have been a wiser decision to uber (100 peso)

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

I've never seen such a thing in my life. Amazing for architecture lovers this place has also beautiful gardens around and free wifi.

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Mexico City, Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

The architecture of the library is impressive... even if you are not going there to find a book, just to go and see the library's interiors is enough. The parking lot is very accesible and there is a children's area where the kids can get comfy and read. I really loved this place!

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Mexico City, Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

I love books. I love libraries. Specially old ones with really old limited editions. This library is the old style it may look more modern. It still has many amazing books. If you like books you could spend hours adventuring around. But if you don't and you are near, it's really worth the visit. It's huge, yet done so well,... More 

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Medellin, Colombia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

Amazing space, if you enjoy architecture you must go to this place. The space distribution is beautiful and material expiration is algo great for a library. Really enjoyed it.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 April 2016

This library is breathtaking and worth a visit if you are in the area. Take a look from the mail floor but also walk up a few floors to really appreciate the design. Also remember to be respectful, this is still a library and people are actually there to read/study!

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Mexico City, Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2016

I have been here for the third time, and it is really a place to stay for work really concentrated without any distractor (just some guys that ignore they have to be silent). Nevertheless it is really nice to visit as a tourist, this because it has an amazing architecture, the design is really impressive, every aisle and book-stand are... More 

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Vancouver
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 March 2016 via mobile

Great to see such a fascinating design. If you love design and libraries, this is for you. We didn't stay long, only about 30 minutes, but that was enough time.

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Mexico
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2016

If you would like to see what it should not be done in the design of a LIbrary building, the Vasconcelos Library is a good example of it. Although it look interesting from the outside and once find where is the entrance to it, the main hall is nice as it has a sculpture made with the skeleton of a... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2016

Friends told me about this place. Their photos helped convince me to come to Mexico City; I love modern architecture, and I had no idea that there's so much of it in this phenomenal city! The location is a bit out of the way, near the Buena Vista metrobus stop. A typically-helpful passenger (people I've met here have been so... More 

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