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A gathering place for the whole of Sweden published history!

Each flyer, brochure, book, magazine, radio programs, television programs and Internet sites... read more

Reviewed 1 May 2016
Thomas J
Stockholm, Sweden
Royal libary in Stockholm

For a bookworm as I call myself this was absolutely amazing experience. Stunning library filled... read more

Reviewed 24 January 2016
Ostrava, Czech Republic
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26 Jun 2018
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18 Jun 2018
“A gem both on the outside and the inside”
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Humlegarden, Stockholm, Sweden
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Reviewed 26 June 2018

I've attended this library as a part of conference, so I might be bit biased as library geek. Although both interior and exterior are marvelous and worth seeing if you happen to be nearby. Don't forget to see Codex Gigas, which is currently on display...More

Thank Honza D
Reviewed 19 June 2018

The Royal Library situated in the very lush park of Humlegarden in a very central part of Stockholm. Built in the late 19th century the building is a gem in itself and all books printed in Sweden are available here and lately it is enough...More

Thank BasicsTouring
Reviewed 21 May 2018 via mobile

My 19-year old daughter and I stopped by the library in hopes of seeing the huge book stacks we thought would be here. If they were, we didn’t find them. We did find one room with a few levels of bookshelves, but I don’t think...More

Thank MKEPanther4
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

I happen to bump by this place as I was walking and thought I would give it a look and I am glad I did. It is well-maintained and clean even the locker area and it has a nice cute cafe inside. Free wifi and...More

Thank Helde2014
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

I went here specially to see the Codex Giga a.k.a. The Book of the Devil. Unfortunately, it was closed for publi c vieving until some time of august 2017 because they renovating the room where its shown. Please keep in mind if you come here...More

Thank moeria1
Reviewed 26 November 2016

So our plan was to spend about 90% of the time in the adjacent Humlegården park and 10% at the National Library, mainly because the wife can't understand why anyone likes books so much. Well the rain switched even the most ardent library-hater. I wound...More

Thank Joe H
Reviewed 19 September 2016

A beautiful neo classical building located next to a nice park. Lots and lots of books inside, nice for a stroll

Thank Jimmydtraveler
Reviewed 17 August 2016

Every Swedish publication including audio visual & digital, and more are kept here, amounting to millions of items. The majority are stored in giant underground respoitories. The classically inspired building from the late 1870s is located in the grand green space Humlegården, at the Stureplan...More

Thank permia
Reviewed 1 May 2016

Each flyer, brochure, book, magazine, radio programs, television programs and Internet sites gathered here archiving for the future - this is a huge source of information and facts about Sweden and its inhabitants. You may not borrow any materials but has the right (for research...More

Thank Thomas J
Reviewed 24 January 2016

For a bookworm as I call myself this was absolutely amazing experience. Stunning library filled with amazing books written ages ago. And the architecture. Simply makes you want to study there.

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foods from around the world and the Swedish Royal
Dramatic Theatre with its awe-inspiring architecture.
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