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Turku City Library

Linnankatu 2, Turku 20100, Finland
+358 2 330000
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Linnankatu 2, Turku 20100, Finland
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is not just your average city library. It is a historic building in a Neoclassical style with columns and fine brickwork. It isn't everywhere the local library has a reading room with Corinthian columns! I came in here to enjoy the historic architecture but...More

Thank Raymond W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's located on the banks of the Aura in the heart of the historical city of Turku. I love the building - an architectural feat combining the 109 year old library with a new glass palace. The old doors and staircase are magnificent and the...More

Thank Lorna K
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

To be fair we only visited the lobby because there was construction going on inside but we did enjoy the huge statue in the lobby as well as the creative digital art displayed on the wall.

Thank AdventureUnlimited01
Reviewed 21 April 2017

very spacious and lots and lots of reading materials with free internet service .also have dvds and game disc for kids

Thank Iamhomersimpsons
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

If you love books this is a nice place to go. It has a quiet sitting area where one can seat and read. The reading area has charging ports and computers which perfectly suits students. Of course one must get a library card. Ask the...More

Thank Jam E
Reviewed 8 April 2017

In the old part of the library - Such a grand staircase, beautiful paintings inside, statues, a glorious dome and so many people using the library reading and doing their thing. An awesome place to visit

Thank wendyville2002
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Book-lovers, architecture-fans, families, coffee-addicts, tired travelers... The city library is a place of rest and enjoyment for everyone. The building complex combines the old, original city library with a modern extension. The result is interesting and beautiful. The library's yard offers yet another glimpse into...More

Thank lmsk2014
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

The city library is a beautiful mix of old romantic architecture, and new modern architecture. Even if you are not looking to borrow books etc, you should check out the building. They also have a really nice cafe inside the library, cafe Sirius.

Thank Riikka H
Reviewed 6 March 2017

If you like books, this is a great place to browse. They have these huge windows, and you can watch the world goes by.

Thank Lumos586
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

Not only the old, 19th century building, but especially also the newly built building next door is absolutely wonderful - a cathedral to knowledge and learning. Fun interactive stations, a great section for kids, a very large manga/anime section, lots of spaces to sit/lounge/enjoy, plenty...More

Thank Zenaidasworld
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