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Jose Rizal Memorial Library

Osmena Boulevard, Cebu City 6000, Philippines
+63 32 254 1109
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The only 24-hour public library in the Philippines

This is one of the most amazing libraries in the country as this is open to the public 24/7. A lot... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Carlo O
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For art lovers

The second floor of the library is home to art exhibitors. I found interesting paintings from folks... read more

Reviewed 23 March 2017
ayenisquefont2
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San Jose del Monte, Philippines
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1 week ago
“The only 24-hour public library in the Philippines ”
22 Mar 2017
“For art lovers”
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Osmena Boulevard, Cebu City 6000, Philippines
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+63 32 254 1109
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is one of the most amazing libraries in the country as this is open to the public 24/7. A lot of students study here at night. Awesome WiFi connection. Well-lit. Computers are available for use free of charge. Visit to see this success story.

Thank Carlo O
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Reviewed 23 March 2017

The second floor of the library is home to art exhibitors. I found interesting paintings from folks in Cebu. It inspired me to paint again. Thank you very much!

Thank ayenisquefont2
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Reviewed 28 January 2017

The place is clean and the library users exercised their library etiquette. It was a delightful read. Its worth to browse. you might something inresting.

Thank Mega G
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Reviewed 27 August 2016

The building itself is quite striking from outside. On entering, you are required to sign a visitors' book and deposit your bag. It feels rather like a school library, the patrons are mostly students, and an older foreigner such as myself certainly stands out. There's...More

Thank ADBell
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Reviewed 15 July 2016

The library houses over 14,000 books of varied genres, including rare books and history & cultural publications related to Cebu. The library began construction in 1937 and was inaugurated on December 30, 1938. Juan Arellano, who also designed the Palladian Cebu Capitol Building, was the...More

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Reviewed 23 June 2016

They have varied displays and participates in community activities i.e. Gabii sa kabilin. They are situated in a place that is easily accessible.

Thank _airish_qt
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Reviewed 15 March 2016

Had the chance to review some of the biographies of previous politicians here in Cebu that made them famous for their contributions towards the development of the city

Thank _mgemma_lariosa
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Reviewed 26 November 2015

July 4,2011 was the date of my induction as a member of the Rotary Club Cebu Port Center. The hall was large with high ceiling.Suitable for events like this. May be it can accommodate more than 300 guest, the sound system will be nice because...More

Thank Bisayanghilaw
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Reviewed 1 July 2015

We were just months old residents in Cebu City when my son was called in for a morning job interview somewhere in Fuente-Osmena . He passed it but he still have to hurdle the final one scheduled at 2 PM. To pass time, we browsed...More

1  Thank cecille2014
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Flare R
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Response from ayenisquefont2 | Reviewed this property |
Hello! There's no dress code. Come as you are.
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htangg
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Response from _airish_qt | Reviewed this property |
I'm afraid not. The last time i went there, it were all stairs. Unless they have renovated.
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