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Copenhagen Central Library

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Address: Krystalgade 15, Copenhagen, Denmark

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First time in my life that I can touch, open and read ANCIENT books and paper files. XIX century dated books and probably older. Do not go for the 13 h music tip that it is... read more

Reviewed 15 March 2017
Madrid, Spain
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Copenhagen, Denmark
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25 reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Location is really good - just a few minutes walk from Nørreport St. They have a nice cafe downstairs, worth visiting. If you want to study and need to concentrate,don't come here (Black Diamond better for that) Doesn't have that many seats and it's usually quite crowded. The selection of English books isn't that good.

Thank Anna L
Madrid, Spain
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017

First time in my life that I can touch, open and read ANCIENT books and paper files. XIX century dated books and probably older. Do not go for the 13 h music tip that it is adviced somewhere. I even asked a waiter from the small bar on the floor and she said it does not pay the visit to... More 

Thank Soniamendezortiz
Tel Aviv, Israel
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182 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2015

The beautiful Black Diamond building is certainly worth a visit, with its impressive modern architecture and innovative interior design. Particularly noteworthy is the rare books and documents section, which houses fascinating editions of ancient tomes as well as letters by famous writers and philosophers. Could have spent hours there! The old library building is also interesting. Would have appreciated better... More 

1 Thank rsitman
Walnut, California
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20 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2015

Beautiful modern interior design at a great harbor-front location, this sight is worth a stop especially if you need a little rest break for snacks, drinks, rest-rooms, free internet, general information or a quiet water-front reading/resting place.

Thank World-cruiser-Bob
Santa Barbara, California
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16 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2015

Andersen Boutique is well appointed, friendly and provides the service I find important: full breakfast and free wifi with a central location.

Thank CaptainKaren
Barcelona, Spain
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41 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 August 2015 via mobile

Very calm and useful, as wrll as clean. You will have free wi-fi. This is a good place to relax some minuts before walking by the wonderful city

Thank ballota
Budapest, Hungary
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 404 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 July 2015

The library consist of two building, an old one and a new one. Both are very interesting architecture, the olda has a little park, the new is on the bank of one of the canals. Mostly young people are sitting around, it is a kind of socializing place.

Thank 545medva
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 July 2015

this is an experience. excellent library and beautiful décor. i could spend hours just looking around.

Thank Alina H
Apperley Bridge, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2015

This library is located close to the water and is separated into two parts - one old and one modern. Both are very interesting in their own ways. The older side includes a lovely little garden area with a fountain that is quite peaceful. The modern side is on the edge of the canal and includes lots of areas to... More 

Thank 2wreckless
Hong Kong, China
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17 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2015

Simple and modern interior design, nice view of river, free wifi, clean toilet, quiet, peaceful, good looking people - what else can you ask for a resting place after few hours walking for sight-seeing in a freezing winter day outside?

2 Thank LadySecond

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Indre By (Inner City)
This is the heart of old town Copenhagen, with its blend of charming old buildings and bold new architecture, broad avenues and tiny streets as well as picturesque canals and a modern harbor. The inner city is home to the Royal Danish Theatre, which consists of three buildings, two of which are new and situated on the harbor front. The streets, squares and venues of the inner city and its surrounding neighborhoods, are alive all year round with everything from jazz festivals to outdoor ice skating rinks and parachuting at the lakes right in the center of the city. This compact area boasts beautiful old castles, tranquil parks, and bustling squares where you can always find a bench to stretch out your legs whenever you need a break.
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