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Parque Biblioteca Espana

Carrera 33b # 107A-100, Medellin 050003, Colombia
+57 4 3857598
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good27%
  • Average17%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
25 Apr 2018
“Most amazing”
6 Nov 2016
“Under renovation until October 2018”
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Carrera 33b # 107A-100, Medellin 050003, Colombia
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+57 4 3857598
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Reviewed 25 April 2018

On your next visit to Medellin, you must go to the Biblioteca de España...Nothing really exceptional about visiting a public library except that this one has an amazing architecture and is located at the top of a favela, which was once the most infamous part...More

Thank GillesFlores
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Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Really nothing to see at the moment (November 2017) because of renovations. Only reason to go here is for the amazing views in the cable car.

3  Thank Marijn M
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Reviewed 8 July 2016

I would love to give this place a glowing recommendation, but unfortuntely there isn't much to see. The area is closed off, and the library is covered up as it undergoes repairs. I was very disappointed when I made the journey this morning. It's a...More

2  Thank Barkervillegirl
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Reviewed 18 May 2016

This is one of the many library parks in Medellin. I really wanted to visit this one, but it is currently being renovated. The library parks are one of the major innovations in this city; try to visit one of them.

Thank Janet S
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Reviewed 4 May 2016

Twenty years ago you wouldn’t adventure for safety reasons into Santo Domingo, the Comuna 1 of Medellin. Like in other “hot” comunas of the city (3, 4, 6, 8 and 13), violence generated by drug trafficking and other armed groups kept away citizens from visiting...More

Thank Gumucio
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Reviewed 27 April 2016

Go for the views of the city. The library is under construction -- looks like they're not only repairing the existing buildings but adding a third phase. The neighborhood is fine, and walking around a small perimeter area felt perfectly safe. I was with a...More

Thank Joseph W
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Reviewed 26 March 2016

The place is overrated. There is no question of its social impact, what is critical is the condition of the building. As a building is poor. The best library project is Parque Belen, but not possible to suggest.

Thank German R
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Reviewed 28 February 2016

As other have reported this is closed for renovations. Of course, the gorgeous views are still there. However the street leading to the library from the metrocable felt less safe than during my visit three years ago. Perhaps that is because there is a lot...More

Thank YojoaDon
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Reviewed 6 February 2016

The buildings of Biblioteca Espana is quite interesting itself and is located on a high hill with a wonderful view on the city and justat the place of Metrocable connection to parque Arvi. But nowadays it's closed for reconstruction and looks quite dangerous if you...More

Thank Probivnaya
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Reviewed 20 October 2015

This is the last paragraph of the Wikipedia page for the library, "In 2013, the city government hired the National University of Colombia to conduct a study of the problems of the facade. In 2014, the study by the university was completed. The results said...More

Thank Karl G
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