Biblioteca Nacional, Bogota

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Visit one of the oldest libraries in the Americas at Biblioteca Nacional, which contains the bibliographic heritage of Colombia. Founded in 1777, the national library houses over two million items, including manuscripts, newspapers and magazines, modern books, audio-visual collections, and photographs. Explore the library's four floors: on the first, find the general reading rooms, files, exhibits, and music; the second floor houses newspapers, magazines, and research papers; on third and fourth floors are the stacks and administrative offices. To visit Biblioteca Nacional and get the most from your holiday in Bogota, create itinerary details personal to you using our Bogota trip itinerary planner.
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  • Four storeys providing space to the "collective memory" of the country. Not just books, but films and drawings as well. On the first two floors some of the materials are exhibited. For instance 20th.....  more »
  • The building seems to be very strong and imposing. There are plenty of books inside if you have time to explore more.  more »
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  • Beautiful historical landmark...
  • Wonderful Library remains me searching on books to make my homework a long time ago at the same time visited the first floor where used to be the national tv.
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