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National Library of Greece

32 Panepistimiou Street, Athens 106 79, Greece
0030 10 33 82 601
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32 Panepistimiou Street, Athens 106 79, Greece
0030 10 33 82 601
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Took many pictures of this building without realising it was the national library. I does not really look like a library but nonetheless a very nice building with well designed front and plants to enhance the esthetics of the building. This is one of the...More

Thank Coryy20
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are not already in the area, the easiest way to reach the National Library of Greece is by metro, red line/number 2, Panepistimiou Station. As you are out from the metro station, just cross the boulevard with the same name and here you...More

Thank Lucian M
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Looked like a great building but it was closed. Peeked through the window and it looked fabulous though.

Thank Gabaty
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

I went 10th Jan 2017. The staffs told me the Library will move to new place which is very nice new building with Opera house together! Take bus B2, get off interamerica station then walk 5-10 minutes. Very nice new library!

Thank Carry L
Reviewed 25 November 2016

there are 3 neo classical buildings together here and they are worth seeing..BUT..stay in front of the buildings,the rear has a small square with trees and benches..IT IS AN OPEN AIR DRUG MARKET..i was in omonia which is 5 minutes away and nearly all the...More

Thank glock123
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Didn't enter the library as was short of time, but the building is very impressive and more than a bit reminiscent of a Greek temple, gives you an idea what the ruins would look like new

Thank Andrew R
Reviewed 4 October 2016

We visited Athens at the time when most Athenians are on summer vacation. On our first stop, the library was closed. We went on another day and noticed the posting stating that the museum will re-open in September. We went back for a third time,...More

1  Thank mac_and_mini
Reviewed 28 July 2016

On the way to the National Archaeological Museum, we decided to try and get into the national library. As nobody told us we could not go in (we really looked like tourists in our shorts, t-shirt and camera), we had a discreet look at the...More

Thank Jan D
Reviewed 29 April 2016

The staff were friendly, helpful and extremely patient and painstakingly helped me to locate the information I required.

Thank Philip_Barker1961
Reviewed 29 March 2016

The National library is a neoclassical structure and is part of a trilogy of buildings, which includes the Athens University and the Academy of Athens, all located next to each other. The library houses a large collection of books, newspapers and manuscripts in several languages....More

1  Thank 1TraveltheWorld
Omonia Square is as plain in appearance as Syntagma is
grand. Surrounded largely by functional blocks from
the 1950s and 60s and no longer boasting its
underground stalls, the square is now mostly
frequented by immigrants and bargain shoppers. The
most rewarding area to explore is to the south. Set
off down Athinas Street, with the Acropolis gradually
coming into focus in the distance, and you will get a
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Irene Q
Is there a space to sit and study inside? Also, is there wifi?
7 March 2017|
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Response from Carry L | Reviewed this property |
They are a lot of space and chains for you to sit down. They do have wifi and computers for you to use! It is a library!