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Biblioteca Nazionale Centrale di Roma

#1,592 of 1,974 things to do in Rome
Closed Now: 8:30 a.m. - 6:45 p.m.
Open today: 8:30 a.m. - 6:45 p.m.
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Not for normal study!

A good library, easy to achieve with underground (line B). It's great place if you have to find... read more

Reviewed February 18, 2015
via mobile
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 June 14, 2017
Monica F
Oakland, California
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  • Excellent14%
  • Very good20%
  • Average15%
  • Poor18%
  • Terrible33%
14 Jun 2017
“I enjoyed it”
31 May 2016
“Worst library I've ever visited”
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Reviewed June 14, 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

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank Monica F
Reviewed May 31, 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

Date of experience: May 2016
2  Thank Lian G
Reviewed January 7, 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

Date of experience: January 2016
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Reviewed April 20, 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

Date of experience: March 2015
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Reviewed February 18, 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.

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