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National Library of Greece: Tours & Tickets

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32 Panepistimiou Street, Athens 106 79, Greece
Akadimia (Academy)
0030 10 33 82 601
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I was soo looking forward to seeing the library; unfortunately It was closed for tourist for a few weeks. Hopefully it will be open the next time I visit Athens.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank 000Happytraveller000
Reviewed 9 September 2019

National Library of Greece is one of the three structures built by the Dutch Architect Hansen. These buildings are of neoclassical design and beautifully matched with each other along Panepistimiou Street.

Date of experience: August 2019
Reviewed 22 March 2019

This is one of the sites of the "Athenian Trilogy", which also includes the University of Athens & Academy. These buildings are absolutely stunning and a brilliant proof of neoclassical architecture. The colours of the decorations on the top of the buildings, the statues (Plato...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Ranis555
Reviewed 22 February 2019 via mobile

Although I didn't have opportunity of going inside the building, I found the location quite strategic. The fact that it's situated very close to the University was a good idea. I can't give much info about this place.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank FemiWilliams
Reviewed 15 February 2019

Stunning with all the statues and splendid architecture. Set in a wonderful location. Well worth visiting.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Bluebyrd26
Reviewed 25 November 2018 via mobile

The National Library building is part of a trilogy of buildings located next to each other. Built in 1888, and designed by a Dutch Architect , Hansen. The three buildings are: The National Library, University of Athens, and Academy of Athens. These are located in...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 23 November 2018

This is the third building by Hansen of his trilogy of neoclassical design. The other two buildings are the University of Athens and the Academy of Athens which are situated next to each other and next to the National Library.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Sue M
Reviewed 21 September 2018 via mobile

We only walked in briefly but it was such a nice place. There are several floors of tall stacks visible from the lobby, really neat looking. There were a lot of people there but not overcrowded, except for computer work stations which were very popular....More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 7 August 2018

This monument is a masterpiece. A historical building with beautiful architecture and many books to help any person that is interested in searching historical or science matters. It worth a visit even though a quick walk around. The only problem is that the area around...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 23 June 2018

This is a beautiful building and the architecture is just amazing. There are several other buildings and statues that are close by that are also worth a visit. We loved this area and there is a Paul just down the street.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Response from 342carryl | Reviewed this property |
They are a lot of space and chains for you to sit down. They do have wifi and computers for you to use! It is a library!