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Late works of Alvar Aalto

The building is from 1965 and it is planned by the famous architect Alvar Aalto. The interior is... read more

Reviewed May 15, 2018
Mikael F
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Vantaa, Finland
Very good library

It was founded in 1860. There are lot of books collection on friction, non friction, music. Ther... read more

Reviewed February 1, 2018
Sumit S
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Mumbai, India
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Reviewed February 9, 2016 via mobile

It's a small town, so definitely worth a walk to visit this beautiful place. Especially the design and feel makes it one of the best library that I ever visited. Considering that I do not read Finnish, and it is still interesting. Finnish culture has...More

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Reviewed May 15, 2018

The building is from 1965 and it is planned by the famous architect Alvar Aalto. The interior is very interesting and worth visiting. There is also an art exhibition.

1  Thank Mikael F
Reviewed February 1, 2018

It was founded in 1860. There are lot of books collection on friction, non friction, music. Ther are collection of books, news paper cutting, photographs on lapland, Sami culture.

Thank Sumit S
Reviewed January 29, 2018

This beautiful building has been there since 1965. It is a design by the architect Alvar Aalto. Not only is the building special from the outside. Inside, it is also definitely worth seeing.

Thank Daantje_van_Delft
Reviewed December 2, 2017

If you are interested in architecture, spend some time in the library. The library, town hall, theatre and music school are late works of Alvar Aalto in Rovaniemi. You can easily recognize his handwriting. Highly recommended!

Thank matthew835
Reviewed July 24, 2017

Designed by Alvar Aalto, a famous Finnish architect, This library is cleverly built, being efficient and comfortable. A good place to visit if you like design.

Thank David V
Reviewed February 3, 2017

Very comfortable space with some different section according to the theme of books. unique structure of the building

Thank Moyashinen
Reviewed February 9, 2016 via mobile

It's a small town, so definitely worth a walk to visit this beautiful place. Especially the design and feel makes it one of the best library that I ever visited. Considering that I do not read Finnish, and it is still interesting. Finnish culture has...More

1  Thank Singaporr
Reviewed November 14, 2015

I am not a great fan of Alvar Aalto, but I must admit that his works are often planned for us human beings. The library is home-like, cosy and easy.

Thank Maarit T
Reviewed October 24, 2015

This beautiful building is built by design of famous Finnish Architect Alvaar Aalto. He also design the whole Administrative centre, which includes, besides the library, the City Hall and "Lappia Talo" Theatre. He also design the general plan of the Rovaniemi City to form the...More

Thank Alexander K
Reviewed September 29, 2015

The living room for the whole city is the library. Not only it is a place to borrow books, but it often shows art. There is even a club to watch Docventures -documentaries as a group.

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