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Albert I Royal Library

Boulevard de l'Empereur 4, Brussels 1000, Belgium
+32 2 519 53 11
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relax place

When visiting brussels don't forget passing this beautiful garden beside the royal library albert I... read more

Reviewed 23 July 2015

It fell on the way to grand place and it is lovely. The admirable interiors and a cosy corner with... read more

Reviewed 1 July 2015
Roshni S
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22 Jul 2015
“relax place”
1 Jul 2015
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Boulevard de l'Empereur 4, Brussels 1000, Belgium
+32 2 519 53 11
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Reviewed 23 July 2015

When visiting brussels don't forget passing this beautiful garden beside the royal library albert I ..it is called "kunstbergtuin" or " jardin du mont des arts"...it is just beside the library..ideal resting place before moving on...

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Reviewed 1 July 2015 via mobile

It fell on the way to grand place and it is lovely. The admirable interiors and a cosy corner with white chairs overlooking the garden outdoors is a beautiful spot next to the coffee machine where you can sit with a book, some coffee and...More

Thank Roshni S
Reviewed 14 March 2015

'Librarium', in the Royal Library of Belgium, is subtitled 'Museum of the History of Books and Writing'. It's free, which is unusual in Brussels, and it is a pleasure to walk round. There are fascinating exhibits, including a case of Charlie Hebdo comics when we...More

Thank Tom R
Reviewed 16 May 2014

I wish my French was better, as this was the only thing that prevented me giving this place a 5 rating. There is a free exhibition of writing, where there is displayed ancient manuscripts, minaturised complete gospels, an Egyptian Book of the Dead, and excerpts...More

Thank Ice_D_8
Reviewed 16 September 2013

The Royal Library contains one of the most interesting and well set out museums in Belgium, and what's more, entry is free. It provides exhibits and presentations on the history of writing and books throughout the ages and the world, from ancient times, through some...More

2  Thank Anna B
Reviewed 31 May 2013

We accidently stumbled across this library, which contains a fascinating exhibit called Librarium. Anyone who is a reader needs to come and experience this free permanant exhibition. If I spoke Dutch or French I probably would've been in there for hours. As it was, I...More

3  Thank LexiV
Reviewed 6 January 2012

Who'd have thought that the second best view of the entire city was from the 5th floor of a public library? The cafateria is nothing to boast about but the panoramic views are pretty spectacular. Not only is the view great but so are the...More

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