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Biblioteca Vasconcelos

Closed Now: 8:30 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.
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awesome architecture, amazing organization, incredible whale skeleton, nice to visit, great book... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Mexico City, Mexico
Our language school met here and I loved it.

We were here with our language school and arrived early so we saw the arrival of scholars and... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Graham M
Surrey, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday

awesome architecture, amazing organization, incredible whale skeleton, nice to visit, great book collection, nice ample work spaces, not very near traditional work or office zones

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank johnny10k
Reviewed 4 days ago

We were here with our language school and arrived early so we saw the arrival of scholars and students attending whatever functions they may have had. We were in our language level groups and were led into an enormous hall with tables and chairs set...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Graham M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While most people find comfort on beaches and whatnot, a temple of and to books is my idea of perfection. Free to enter and great for leg workouts, I was so happy to be able to spend some time here.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank LuxeConcierge
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you want to spend a good time for you its a most to be there. An special please for all people. Its a most in your next travel to México City!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank fcollesf
Reviewed January 4, 2019

This is one of the most beautiful libraries we have ever been to. The design and structure of the offset levels make it look like something out of a fairy-tail. Well worth the trip if you have time to visit while you are in Mexico...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed December 11, 2018

The library has around 8 floors, there is a small auditorium, music and movie rooms, a computer area, garden and exhibit areas as well as a children section.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed December 11, 2018

if you have a spare time in Mexico City, it is a very good thing to go to the northern part and visit Biblioteca Vasconcelos, it is a great place for taking pictures by the way

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank felcaz5
Reviewed December 4, 2018 via mobile

From the moment you enter this space, it feels like you're stepping onto a Borg ship from the Star Trek series. Modern in its design, the designer has lifted the books off of the floor and suspended them in midair. If you're an architecture fan,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank JDN2
Reviewed December 1, 2018 via mobile

This is very huge, it has everything from books in every field to a very comfort environment for reading and studying or working, it was a really good experience

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank P4575NAtonyl
Reviewed October 23, 2018

Great studying spot, great photo spot, great book availability, great book options... be aware that they are just rental!

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Rocío C
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September 13, 2018|
Response from FPuente | Reviewed this property |
Depending on traffic, 10 to 30 min, it is relatively close by. You can take an Uber or a taxi, and don't forget to walk by the murals in the avenue right next to the Biblioteca.
July 1, 2017|
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Response from RasmusOne | Reviewed this property |
Not really. There is a metro and metrobus stop right outside. Other options are the ubiqitous, dirt-cheap Mexico City taxis or just grab a Uber. It is not super close to Condesa but should not take too long.
August 30, 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