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Luis Angel Arango Library

Calle 11 No. 4-14, Bogota, Colombia
+57 1 3431224
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Very good library but i would never go as a tourist

It's a really good library full of books and interesting conferences but as a tourist I would spend... read more

Reviewed 24 May 2017
Markos K
The art of Museo Botero continues across the street at Luis Arango

Although I didn't have a library card (!) this is a beautiful place, and conveniently located... read more

Reviewed 26 January 2017
Seattle, Washington
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Calle 11 No. 4-14, Bogota, Colombia
+57 1 3431224
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Reviewed 24 May 2017

It's a really good library full of books and interesting conferences but as a tourist I would spend much time there except for occasional conferences. It's more something for locals.

Thank Markos K
Reviewed 26 January 2017

Although I didn't have a library card (!) this is a beautiful place, and conveniently located across the street from Museo Botero. Worth a quick walk through as the art installations are fantastic. I was fortunate enough to stumble upon an exhibit of Emory Douglas'...More

Thank kumbhmela2017
Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

Opposite the Botero museum this is a great library/art exhibit/cultural centre .... I've done some workshops there with some students and really enjoyed!!

1  Thank 63oliverb
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

After visiting the Botero Museum and its 2 other related museums, I crossed the street and visited this library. It has a Gift Store , Information Desk, and other Sections with books, etc. Due to time constraints, I did not visit the other floors. Located...More

1  Thank LolaGo1
Reviewed 24 July 2016

This is a splendid library with facilities for all and open access for the public. At the back is the extension to the Art gallery opposite.

1  Thank Etosha
Reviewed 23 July 2016

A Multiple level (nominally 5 floors) building of modern open mezzanine level design, great for study groups and internet usage (a little slow for me), occupying a whole block in La Candelaria Vieja. Various eclectic displays such as of famous authors, history and cartoonists. Worth...More

Thank mdvsocrates
Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

Located un the hearth of the Candelaria, it is more than a library... it has great art collection.... in front of it there is the sala de las custodias, which has 3 custodias in puré gold and precious stones....please do not miss it

Thank Marcela R
Reviewed 4 July 2016

es una de las mejores en el mundo muy organizada un abrazo a todos los adictos a la lectura. you can go there and find a nice architecture and excelent readings, is close to de down town in bogota. they have a lot of places...More

Thank Andy B
Reviewed 13 March 2016

A nice break from the nosy street outside and great during a rainstorm. Stroll through the library and appreciate the architecture. The top floor has a patio with nice skyline views of Bogotá. Nice art is strewn throughout the museum in addition to a dedicated...More

Thank brentclermont
Reviewed 25 February 2016

See this on your first day in Bogota or else check their website. That's because they have several special events, such as concerts, each month. The architecture in this building is very beautiful. It's very relaxing to walk around it. Straight back from the entrance...More

Thank YojoaDon
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