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Copenhagen Central Library

Krystalgade 15, Copenhagen, Denmark
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Modern Building

This modern building is imposing, made as it is from black granite, and is known as the Black... read more

Reviewed 24 September 2017
Amy B
London, United Kingdom
One of my favourite places

If you like libraries, you'll love this. It's modern, it's huge, and it has all you can ask from a... read more

Reviewed 14 August 2017
Dani L
Copenhagen, Denmark
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23 Sep 2017
“Modern Building”
14 Aug 2017
“One of my favourite places”
Krystalgade 15, Copenhagen, Denmark
Indre By (Inner City)
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Reviewed 24 September 2017

This modern building is imposing, made as it is from black granite, and is known as the Black Diamond. It's lovely inside too- we visited as we went by as part of a bike ride. There's a café and toilets inside if you need a...More

Thank Amy B
Reviewed 14 August 2017

If you like libraries, you'll love this. It's modern, it's huge, and it has all you can ask from a building ike this. You can visit, work, study, take your kids for a fun read, and even have a coffee downstairs.

Thank Dani L
Reviewed 30 May 2017

all very modern reminding you of Centre Pompidou with escalators up and down, a modern bee house, access to books in English too and new titles

Thank CatAlina A
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

Location is really good - just a few minutes walk from Nørreport St. They have a nice cafe downstairs, worth visiting. If you want to study and need to concentrate,don't come here (Black Diamond better for that) Doesn't have that many seats and it's usually...More

Thank Anna L
Reviewed 15 March 2017

First time in my life that I can touch, open and read ANCIENT books and paper files. XIX century dated books and probably older. Do not go for the 13 h music tip that it is adviced somewhere. I even asked a waiter from the...More

Thank Soniamendezortiz
Reviewed 26 October 2015

The beautiful Black Diamond building is certainly worth a visit, with its impressive modern architecture and innovative interior design. Particularly noteworthy is the rare books and documents section, which houses fascinating editions of ancient tomes as well as letters by famous writers and philosophers. Could...More

1  Thank rsitman
Reviewed 17 October 2015

Beautiful modern interior design at a great harbor-front location, this sight is worth a stop especially if you need a little rest break for snacks, drinks, rest-rooms, free internet, general information or a quiet water-front reading/resting place.

Thank World-cruiser-Bob
Reviewed 3 September 2015

Andersen Boutique is well appointed, friendly and provides the service I find important: full breakfast and free wifi with a central location.

Thank CaptainKaren
Reviewed 17 August 2015 via mobile

Very calm and useful, as wrll as clean. You will have free wi-fi. This is a good place to relax some minuts before walking by the wonderful city

Thank ballota
Reviewed 21 July 2015

The library consist of two building, an old one and a new one. Both are very interesting architecture, the olda has a little park, the new is on the bank of one of the canals. Mostly young people are sitting around, it is a kind...More

Thank 545medva
Indre By (Inner City)
This is the heart of old town Copenhagen, with its
blend of charming old buildings and bold new
architecture, broad avenues and tiny streets as well
as picturesque canals and a modern harbor. The inner
city is home to the Royal Danish Theatre, which
consists of three buildings, two of which are new and
situated on the harbor front. The streets, squares and
venues of the inner city and its surrounding
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