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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.
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
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.
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
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.
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
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
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.