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Municipal Library of Prague

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The 2nd floor art gallery is a hidden gem - well worth visiting

One of Prague's hidden secrets is the art gallery on the 2nd floor of the Municipal Library. The... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ian C
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London, United Kingdom
Photo opportunity

A good place to stop for a book worm like me and take some photos of the tunnel of books. We didn't... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
jenkle89
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Hendaye, France
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Reviewed 1 week ago

One of Prague's hidden secrets is the art gallery on the 2nd floor of the Municipal Library. The Municipal Library itself was built between 1925 and 1928 in that flowering of Czech independence to the designs of Frantisek Roth, who was a student of the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A good place to stop for a book worm like me and take some photos of the tunnel of books. We didn't actually go into the library, this piece of art is in the entrance hall.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank jenkle89
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

Fairly central and well worth a see. I went this morning. Free to get in and not hard to locate as its in the hall. Only a couple of people ahead of me wanting a photo. I also got a photo of the faceless knight...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

definetly worth a 5 minutes stopp. we went there to see the book tower in the entrance hall and it was nice for a picture or two. caution....it opens monday late (13:00)

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank CaptainAndSparrow
Reviewed August 11, 2018

The book tower is placed in the entering hall of library and it is worth stopping by. The kids liked it especially. It is the place that everyone should include in his/her Prague sightseeing. It is for free and will take just 10 minutes of...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed August 11, 2018

This magnificent Municipal Library, first opened on July 1, 1891, has a vast wonderful history that you might want to read before you travel. But, the easy-to-view star of this library are the stacked book art piece in front. Donʻt forget to stick your head...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Ringaroundtherosie
Reviewed July 19, 2018 via mobile

This can be a quick photo stop. Admire the efforts of making such piece of art. Moreover, it's free and right at the entrance of the library, making it perfect to stop by. Do visit.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Priyanka D
Reviewed July 11, 2018

Went to this place after seeing videos from Honest Prague Guide on Youtube. We went there for one reason and one reason only... to take silly pictures with the stack of fake books! Haha.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank MaximusCruiser
Reviewed May 29, 2018 via mobile

Located quite centrally it’s a fun five minute stop to get some really cool photos and look at the book tower. Thought it’s a lovely way for people to step into the building. You don’t have to go too far into it, so you don’t...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Bluekat1974
Reviewed May 28, 2018 via mobile

It’s a fairly quickly visit since it’s not much to see except this amazing book of tunnel. It’s definitely worth the visit if you’re in the neighborhood. Most of friends are either into books or art, so we spend a good amount of time in...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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