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Biblioteca Nazionale Centrale di Roma

Viale Castro Pretorio 105, 00185 Rome, Italy
+39 06 49891
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I enjoyed it

Wow I can't believe all of these poor reviews. The librarians have been great with me and very... read more

Reviewed 14 June 2017
Monica F
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Oakland, California
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Worst library I've ever visited

The staff here are extremely unfriendly, nobody tried to explain the system or help me out despite... read more

Reviewed 31 May 2016
Lian G
via mobile
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  • Excellent13%
  • Very good18%
  • Average16%
  • Poor18%
  • Terrible35%
14 Jun 2017
“I enjoyed it”
31 May 2016
“Worst library I've ever visited”
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Viale Castro Pretorio 105, 00185 Rome, Italy
San Lorenzo
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Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

Wow I can't believe all of these poor reviews. The librarians have been great with me and very honest about policies. The security is nice and the process was simple for me. It's a quiet place to work and I get to enjoy the ancient...More

Thank Monica F
Reviewed 31 May 2016 via mobile

The staff here are extremely unfriendly, nobody tried to explain the system or help me out despite the fact I clearly had no idea what I was doing. The system for borrowing books is ridiculous, I made the hour journey here 3 times before one...More

2  Thank Lian G
Reviewed 8 January 2016

A Very Good library not the most modern, but the WiFi is great. Good place to study for long periods. You have to be a resident of Rome to enter for free (make sure to bring proof). I was registered years back

Thank Abimbola A
Reviewed 20 April 2015 via mobile

A good place to study in, peaceful, silence.. But this place DOES NOT DESERVE these rude staff. Let's start from ristoration bar": Bad service, high prices(4euro for an humble sandwich?).. But let me tell you whats happened today: I payed for 2 small bottles of...More

Thank Mrkrmr
Reviewed 18 February 2015 via mobile

A good library, easy to achieve with underground (line B). It's great place if you have to find rare books but isn't good to goto study yours: in fact it's not possible take your book inside.

2  Thank elPez31
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San Lorenzo
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Termini train station is on the avant-garde rise. Art
galleries, curated mural projects by artists like
Rome’s favorite Alice, charming cafes, and boutique
restaurants are slowly infiltrating the streets of San
Lorenzo with counter-culture chic. Don’t worry, San
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