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French National Library (Bibliotheque Nationale de France)

4.6/5
184 Reviews
Liked by 2
Recommended Sightseeing Time: 2-2.5 hours
Address: quai Francois Mauriac | 13e, 75706 Paris, France
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Official website: http://www.bnf.fr/
Phone: +33-1-53795959

What people are saying:

The library has 2000 seats in the general reading room and 1500 seats in the reading room, a collection of 11000000 books, more than 30 kinds of magazines, 2000 professional information and 15000000 precious prints,I LIKE IT

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  • Havaki
    Havaki
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    Sunday

    We visited the Library on a miserable Sunday the 1st of December. Admission was free so we had a look inside and were surprised to see how many people were inside in the libraries, studying, reading e...

    Reviewed on /Date(1575754557000+0800)/
  • Thomas V
    Thomas V
    Oakland, California
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    Sometimes There are Good Expos

    This big national library is needed for academics who are doing research, but at some peril as the design causes problems in wet and windy weather as the entrances are dangerous. But once inside, loo...

    Reviewed on /Date(1571821746000+0800)/
  • Alesch2014
    Alesch2014
    Jundiaí, SP
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    different place, quiet to spend some time and read

    opened until 8 PM the library is impressive. The building has an amazing architecture, reminding 4 open books with a nice garden in the middle. You can relax, read, experience the place in peace.

    Reviewed on /Date(1564549985000+0800)/
  • AlisonG2165
    AlisonG2165
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    Great, surreal work space

    I came here to check out the extraordinary architecture and to work in peace and quiet for a while. As a temporary visitor, I wish there were more study spaces that were accessible without a pass (wh...

    Reviewed on /Date(1547263104000+0800)/
  • Thomas V
    Thomas V
    Oakland, California
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    Come for the Special Expos

    There are always special expositions here, so come for one that interests you. They do a good job. Otherwise the architecture is not a success as it is dangerous outside in rainy weather and just co...

    Reviewed on /Date(1538505474000+0800)/

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