I entered the library through the new extension, known as the black diamond. I wish I'd been able to go in the study/reading room, but I wasn't studying, so that was against the rules. Beautiful architecture everywhere.
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Tucked away in a corner this great building could have been missed by us. Our guide took us here for a photo stop as the Palace visit was put off due to a last minute cancellation by the authorities. The building is nice and so...More
The Black Diamond in Copenhagen was finished in 1999 and is an extension to the Royal Library. The building is shiny, black facets mirror the sea and the sky at the harbour front. It brings the modern art and the old building crossover perfectly.
Black Diamond from outside, really architectural gemstone also from inside. How does new building fit to the old library building is amazing. Most questions you would probably ask as firstcomer are answered right in the entrance ("How may we help you?)" Great building, great service,...More
Getting off the river ferry bus at the Black Diamond as I believe it is known. Stunningly impressive with a busy, purposeful ambience inside. The view from the central escalator is exceptional. What a wonderful Library. By contrast the old entrance on the other side...More
This is a gorgeous place to visit. Also they had a display of old rare books for free that included some really interesting books.
What a privilege to be able to go inside the National Library. As Librarians, my husband and Iwere very interested to see this historic building as well as the beautiful addition. Truly an asset to Copenhagen... and all of Denmark. Location is close to Nuhavn,...More
Arrived in Copenhagen on a rainy day. After booking into hotel we ventured out and as we had no particucar plans for the rest of the day, we decided to walk to the Library. From the distance alone the architecture is amazing to look at...More
Worth a visit just to see the architecture of the building, but inside there are some exhibitions to look at too. You can also just chill out by the river too
The Royal Library has an amazing collection of old books and papers. They were all displayed in large cabinets, with full descriptions and explanation sin English. Very interesting