We visited the library due to our family walking. We asked to visit inside and the people there were friendly and kindly permitted us to join the library. I wish my kids could live and study in a place like that.
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The interior architecture of the library is modern and nice, and the view from the restaurant on the top floor is good. It was fairly quiet when we went, and the library was smaller than we expected.. The selection of breakfast foods, at around 10:20am,...More
Huge, 7 floored library right in Central Amsterdam, a quick walk from the Cetraal Station. It has a huge collection, a kids floor and LaPlace restaurant on top (7th) floor. The view from restaurant is just too good. Perfect place to look at Ij, ships,...More
Amsterdam tourist guides and brochures never mention this wonderful place: the public library of Amsterdam. Located a few minutes from Amsterdam Centrum, this Library is a true oasis. It is a modern building, with 5 or 6 incredibly cozy, roomy, and inviting floors devoted to...More
My wife and I visited here and were very impressed by the building, the layout and everything that was available to the public. On the seventh floor they also have a most wonderful restaurant with an outside terrace which has fantastic views over the city.
It is almost undescribable - the modern arhitectural style and almost sacral yet pleasant atmosphere which anyone can sense in this rich library. I was astonished, thinking, that any city should have a book sanctuary like this.!
Really great children's area, unique architecture and interior design, friendly. adjacent to lots of food, good location. Recommended.
After a busy day of sightseeing, we stopped at the Central Library before heading to our hotel. On the 7th floor of the library there is a cafe with fabulous views of the city. There are both outdoor and indoor seating areas. It is a...More