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Address: Belvedere, Kolkata (Calcutta) 700 027, India
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The national library is by far the biggest public library in India by volume of books, journals and other literary collections. If you're looking for some books that ran out of... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The national library is by far the biggest public library in India by volume of books, journals and other literary collections. If you're looking for some books that ran out of publication or some of the oldest journals in this country or of abroad you're in the right place

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is an iconic library with a heritage building and a treasure trove of information with all its collections.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

This is one of the famous library in India. There are many types of books, journals, articles available.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

very good collection of books and verity verity of books are available there to read and to know and take advantages of this library.most visiting place for students.

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Calcutta, West Bengal, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

If you require any book which is out of publication, National Library is the only place where you can get it. Its collections are immense. The reading room is quiet and without any distractions. Its really a places where you can enjoy your scholarly studies.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

Calcutta heritage. What a building! Not really qualified to comment on the stock, etc. But it is awesome. The compound is huge. Well decorated. probably makes a very nice place for the ghost to roam around.

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

The National Library is one of the oldest place in kolkata. This is the largest library in India by volume and India's library of public record. They have great collection of books. The place is very near to Alipore zoo and Taj Hotel. The National Library is also marked as one of the haunted places of the city

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016

It is the paramount library of Kolkata and is located in Alipore area! It is also considered by many to be one of the most haunted places of the city!

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Kolkata, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

Said to contain rare books and manuscripts. However always lacks maintenance. Big area for morning and evening walks as well.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

One of the ancient buildings of kolkata, National library attracts innumerable book lovers everyday.

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