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Stockholms Stadsbibliotek

63 Odengatan, Stockholm 113 80, Sweden
+46 8 508 309 00
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Smell the books

The public library of Stockholm is simple great - the system , the variety , the atmosphere... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Danny S
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Malindi, Kenya
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Worth your while

A quick stop to examine the architecture, or a longer stop to read/study in a peaceful and quiet... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
StefAlfrink
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Stockholm, Sweden
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63 Odengatan, Stockholm 113 80, Sweden
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The public library of Stockholm is simple great - the system , the variety , the atmosphere . Located not really at the center but deffinetelly worth a visit !

Thank Danny S
Reviewed 1 week ago

A quick stop to examine the architecture, or a longer stop to read/study in a peaceful and quiet place: both can be done here. The round building has an old-fashioned look with books stashed in the walls 360 degrees around you in several languages. Multiple...More

Thank StefAlfrink
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Although not big and quickly browsed through, this is nevertheless a nice piece of architecture to experience and on a short walking distance from the buzzing parts of the city.

Thank Tommi M
Reviewed 18 June 2017

Although it is not pompous as the royal library this one is also very interesting and it is a very good way if you are interested how is the daily life of the local students going.

Thank Vihren M
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Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

A beautiful library in the heart of Stockholm. Great to just pop in and admire the architecture and quietness.

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Reviewed 15 June 2017

The Stockholm Public Library must have made waves when it opened in 1928. It was the first library in Sweden to have open shelves, freeing visitors from asking librarians for books. Browsing -- impossible before -- could finally be done at will. But even now,...More

Thank Rumples
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

It's really a great place to visit. You can enter the library without any fees and sit on the benches while reading a book. There are many in english if you don't understand Swedish.

Thank Marian C
Reviewed 25 May 2017

It is a landmark of the city. Across the street there is the Hard Rock Cafè. If you are nearby, it is worth to pay a visit. It is amazing from outside and astonishing from inside.

Thank MarcoSpi61
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

Lovely round building structure..just visited casually and spent around 45 minutes... The facilities cover both the traditional and the modern features of a library

Thank DhruvThakkar
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Visited this one on a whim and was wonderfully surprised. This building from the outside is typical of Stockholm's varied and interesting architecture with its unusual shape and burnt orange hue. Inside it's an incredibly unique space, the main library is completely circular, with levels...More

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Nearby
Vasastan
Vasastan is one of those neighborhoods that almost
looks too good to be true. It has the winning
combination of a central location, tranquility, and
beautiful buildings – housing sophisticated bars and
eateries – that makes this neighborhood Stockholm’s
most sought-after place to live. If walking through
this area makes you feel like walking through a fairy
tale or picture book it’s no surprise, as it’s
...More
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