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Reviewed 4 days ago

Loved it. It gives you a good idea about the Finnish culture. I was impressed by the children's section that was quite large. It shows how the Finnish value reading at an early age. There are quite a few displays of books which gives you...More

Thank 2015aventures
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a working library (you have to be quiet)..... quite a beautiful building on outside and quite interesting on inside..... huge tall stacks.....

Thank Promart1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Old national library, just renovated beautiful building. Interesting history, ask for guided tours. Worth to visit.

Thank Arto S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The National Library of Finland wit it´s very helpful staff is really a place worth visiting. It´s location just next to the Helsinki Catheral and Helsinki Senate Square.

Thank laukkanen
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Everywhere you go in this fine City you come across fine buildings. The Fins certainly know how to preserve their history. A good place to see

Thank Philip H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The National Library is definitely worth a quick visit if you are in the area - the main hall is beautiful and very well maintained. We spent about 10-15 minutes in here.

Thank mmmill
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you have time to go in the cathedral next door or the library choose the library. My wife has a thing for beauty and the beast and felt like Belle walking into the library in the movie.

Thank bfree271
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Even if you just walk in the first room you get an appreciation for the beauty this place holds. The rest is fantastically set in a wonderful building, wander around and take it all in.

Thank Will H
Reviewed July 11, 2018

This is the most beautiful library I have ever seen. The interior is impeccably kept and looks like a beautiful museum. The athmosphere is like in a church.

Thank Diverstroms
Reviewed July 7, 2018

our group of 28 geocachers from Canada and US, stopped by on our private bus tour. Nice place for photos. Interesting architecture.

Thank garywing
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