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Biblioteca Vasconcelos

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Book paradise

The library has around 8 floors, there is a small auditorium, music and movie rooms, a computer... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
65Michel56
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Mexico City, Mexico
impressive view and collection

if you have a spare time in Mexico City, it is a very good thing to go to the northern part and... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
fcz5
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Mexico City, Mexico
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The library has around 8 floors, there is a small auditorium, music and movie rooms, a computer area, garden and exhibit areas as well as a children section.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 3 days ago

if you have a spare time in Mexico City, it is a very good thing to go to the northern part and visit Biblioteca Vasconcelos, it is a great place for taking pictures by the way

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank fcz5
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

From the moment you enter this space, it feels like you're stepping onto a Borg ship from the Star Trek series. Modern in its design, the designer has lifted the books off of the floor and suspended them in midair. If you're an architecture fan,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank JDN2
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is very huge, it has everything from books in every field to a very comfort environment for reading and studying or working, it was a really good experience

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank P4575NAtonyl
Reviewed 23 October 2018

Great studying spot, great photo spot, great book availability, great book options... be aware that they are just rental!

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Rocío C
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

A must go place in Mexico City. Some steps from Buenavista Metro Station, free, free parking. To go with kids, friends or alone.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Marina M
Reviewed 22 September 2018

This is an absolutely gorgeous building and a delight to wander around and soak up the beauty, light, architecture, and hanging shelves filled with books. Truly spectacular. New views and angles from every floor and section, and great views of the city. This was an...More

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank Kunal K
Reviewed 9 September 2018

Somewhat off the regular path for tourists. Free entrance. Architecturally stunning! Pictures do not do it justice!

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank sailsandsales
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

Mexico City is full of astounding architecture and superlatives are deserved by this modernist gem. It houses of course books and also permanent and rotating art, and it is the building itself that is the greatest attraction. If you're not an architect or engineer type,...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank Magda W
Reviewed 12 June 2018

This is an amazing library! so many activities, even the inside is just sublime. They have an amazing service. You must become a member ( free of charge, but must show evidence of residence or mexican citizen to obtain the library card). It has alot...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank TravellingSerge
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Meander230649
13 September 2018|
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Response from FPuente | Reviewed this property |
Depending on traffic, 10 to 30 min, it is relatively close by. You can take an Uber or a taxi, and don't forget to walk by the murals in the avenue right next to the Biblioteca.
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enlit
2 July 2017|
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Response from RasmusOne | Reviewed this property |
Not really. There is a metro and metrobus stop right outside. Other options are the ubiqitous, dirt-cheap Mexico City taxis or just grab a Uber. It is not super close to Condesa but should not take too long.
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AAppa
31 August 2016|
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Response from Arturo Q | Reviewed this property |
Hi there, Actually the library does not have many books in english. They have some novels and kind of fairy tales, and several resources in digital media on the computers. You would need to check the electronic inventory... More
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