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Biblioteca Departamental Jorge Garces Borrero

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Address: Calle 5 # 24A-91, Cali 760001-760099, Colombia
Phone Number: +57 2 6200400
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Spacious, cool place to read, write, work on computer

Spent a lovely, comfortable afternoon here. It's spacious and airy, with many books and a few exhibitions, all in Spanish. Three floors with tables and chairs available for... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 24 September 2015
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2015

Spent a lovely, comfortable afternoon here. It's spacious and airy, with many books and a few exhibitions, all in Spanish. Three floors with tables and chairs available for sitting and writing. Wifi was intermittent but there is free access to computers with good internet connection. Mío bus station just down the road on Calle 5 and snack stalls nearby. Best:... More 

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Cali, Colombia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2015

Ample spaces, magnificent collections. A wonderful library. They always have exhibits and sponsor many artists and lecturers

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Cali, Colombia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2015

It's big, full, and provides knowledge to adults and children on all topics of interest. Consisting of video projection, reading rooms, newspaper, temporary exhibitions on various topics. The good news is that access is free for everyone, so acculturation is guaranteed for all.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2015

There were two museums inside. Abracadabra was very interactive and although it was small, the boys spent two hours inside and we had to pull them away.

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Cali, Colombia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2014

Likes: the library. Dislikes: the fact that the town hall is trying to close it down! ;) Check out current events and exhibitions.

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Barichara, Colombia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2013

it has good collections and great spots where young minds can get busy - usually a good cultural agenda is provided...

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