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Biblioteca Vasconcelos

Buenavista Eje 1 Norte | Buenavista, Metro Cuauhtémoc, Mexico City, Mexico
01 915 72800
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A Palace of Books!

This is a national library and it shows. The place is named after Jose Vascoconcelos, an important... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
perezjale
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Houston, Texas
Very cool library!

This library has some amazing architecture and atmosphere, and the best of all, it is actually... read more

Reviewed 9 April 2017
RasmusOne
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Lund, Sweden
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Buenavista Eje 1 Norte | Buenavista, Metro Cuauhtémoc, Mexico City, Mexico
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a national library and it shows. The place is named after Jose Vascoconcelos, an important Mexican intellectual, philosopher and writer who served as the president of the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) and also as Secretary of Education. He helped modernize the...More

Thank perezjale
Reviewed 9 April 2017

This library has some amazing architecture and atmosphere, and the best of all, it is actually widely used as a study place by Mexican students! A must see if you are in the are. Make sure to visit the top floors - watch out if...More

Thank RasmusOne
Reviewed 30 March 2017

This library is a must see! The whole library looks as it is floating. It was so much different than what I was used to back home. Would recommend a visit here just so you can go show your local librarian the photos.

Thank Andy S
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)

Thank TanDingHao
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.

1  Thank Paula S
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...More

Thank Fiorelina
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...More

3  Thank diva c
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.

Thank Paola E
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...More

Thank Chr15t1n3
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...More

1  Thank Arturo Q
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AAppa
Does this library has a great (very big) selection of books in English?
31 August 2016|
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Response from Arturo Q | Reviewed this property |
Hi there, Actually the library does not have many books in english. They have some novels and kind of fairy tales, and several resources in digital media on the computers. You would need to check the electronic inventory... More
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gnefkow
Is there free wifi here?
4 August 2015|
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Response from Arturo Q | Reviewed this property |
Yes they have an open wifi Regards
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