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National Library of Singapore

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Address: 100 Victoria Street National Library Building, Singapore 188064, Singapore
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+65 6332 3255

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A bit of culture

Hard to find any book shops so this was a bit of a find and in a main shopping district . Has some nice exhibitions

Reviewed 6 days ago
Guildford, United Kingdom
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Guildford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Hard to find any book shops so this was a bit of a find and in a main shopping district . Has some nice exhibitions

Thank travelon144
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you like books then that's the right place for you to visit ; 11 floors and the basement are filled with books that you can browse for free ! Be careful not to cause disturbance thought , they really love quiet inside there :)

Thank Nefeli K
Jersey, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

nice to just chill out and get some work done, while the kid read a whole book (in english) - was very very busy, and used by some people as a "sleeping" place :-( - but on the whole it was clean and secure, and as a library - it fulfilled its role :)

Thank Phil T
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I use to come here during my lunch time to read and borrow books. The library did provide audio CDs to borrow. Libraries in Singapore make me who I am today and it gives me power of knowledge without need to spend anything.

Thank NickHtun
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9 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

super complete range of reference. Always enjoy doing assignment by reading many books. Con: some people came just to sleep.

Thank yenniH
Singapore, Singapore
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to go and relax and get some good reading time in. There are many events that happen at the library which are worth checking out.

Thank sgeddie
Singapore, Singapore
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very big and clean library, with a wide collection of books. There are plenty of seats for you to just grab a book and sit down to read.

Thank Arielleeeee_c
Singapore, Singapore
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love visiting the library for a quiet time, reading, studying, and sometimes applying job. It's clean, well-maintained, extensive collections of reading materials and medias, and it provides free water and locker service.

Thank Noblesix
Canberra, Australia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went to this library because my friend needed to return the book. I was impressed with the library. Million collection are there. it likes a heaven for book lover. while it is a library, people may not feel bored. a lot of things to do besides reading books

Thank andfitri
Singapore, Singapore
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

as all libraries go, this well-designed building in the heart of the city offers solitude, a quiet place for learning and a retreat from daily cares.. it's also extremely user-friendly and staff members are ever helpful. an eatery serving reasonably-priced meals and beverages is open throughout the day

Thank bearc2017

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