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National and University Library

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Address: Ulica Hrvatske Bratske Zajednice 4, Zagreb 10000, Croatia
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+385 1 6164 111

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Beautiful and functional

Beautiful building and very functional, excellent place for students for learning. There's peace and quite but also nice lobby for lounging.

Reviewed 31 October 2012
Zagreb, Grad Zagreb, Croatia
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Rijeka, Croatia
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Reviewed 13 November 2015

The National Library in Zagreb has a long history that goes back to the year 1607 and Jesuit library situated on Gradec in their gymnasium. For years, the Library was situated in its building on Marulić square and it was transferred here in 1995. The building is a glass cube designed by four Croatian architects (Neidhardt, Krznarić, Hržić and Mance).... More 

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Zagreb, Croatia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 August 2015

it's always too crowded and too quiet. I know it's libraray, but sometimes it acts a bit snobbish, if you cough, everyone look at you and make 'shhh...' and similar. if you order some book, you'll have to wait min 45min till they get you a book and most of it you're not allowed to take them at home with... More 

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Lisbon, Portugal
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 September 2014

This garden is a hidden jewel in the city center just near hotel international and the national library! It has different colours and varieties of flowers and a lovely fountain at the end. It is well worth to visit it by day or by night (at night the fountain changes colours) and it looks so nice! Do not miss it!... More 

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Zagreb, Croatia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2013

built to replace the old university library in the center of the city (Marulic square) and this new space offers much more for the students and those who still feel like ones. Although you don't get to browse between bookshelves but have to order from the librarian, a very comfortable place for long hours of learning and making notes. Be... More 

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Zagreb, Grad Zagreb, Croatia
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Reviewed 31 October 2012

Beautiful building and very functional, excellent place for students for learning. There's peace and quite but also nice lobby for lounging.

Thank Mihaela_Gallus
Zagreb, Croatia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 169 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2012

Library is very nice but the truth is there are only organized tours sometimes and if you're not a member, I believe you cannot enter.

Thank Maja M
Zagreb, Croatia
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Reviewed 11 February 2012

There are no organised tours,and you can't get in if you are not a memeber. And even if you could, there is nothing special to see.

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