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National Library of Singapore

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Address: 100 Victoria Street, Singapore 188064, Singapore
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Excellent Place to Study in Singapore Top-Ranked National Library

There are different floors for different sorts or types of reference books. Different Levels or Floors cater for different kinds or types of books for different groups of... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

There are different floors for different sorts or types of reference books. Different Levels or Floors cater for different kinds or types of books for different groups of people. Absolute Quiet Place to review, study or read books at our own pace. Great views of some parts of Singapore from the Top Floor especially the Marina Bay areas. There are... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a beautiful modern library. It has a section for exhibits and we enjoyed our visits that the kids would not want to leave.

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good location, wide range of books to select, read and reflect plus good family activities organised from time to time!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There's more to do in Singapore than shopping. This enormous Library is just a block from Raffles. There will always be an exhibition on the 10 floor - just check at the entrance for what the current exhibition is.The Raffle's original manuscripts and letters were on exhibit during my visit. The building has good views and is a famously "green"... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The biggest library in Singapore, the NLB (Central) is located in Bugis. Great for locals (for reading and recreational), for students (amazing collection of research journals, papers and books) and Tourists! Take the lift up to the higher floors and be rewarded with an amazing view of the city! (Please be quiet though, wouldn't want to disturb those reading and... More 

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Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As the name suggests, it is the National Library, and is the biggest one, supported by regional libraries in the heartlands. The selection is rather wide and many reference materials can be only found here. It has two libraries incorporated in the same location, and thus has the widest selection of reading and consultative materials. Only the public library's books... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I came here coz my daughter need a book reference for her thesis. Luckily the book that she looked for was available. We went to 8th floor for art subject. The library was clean, and in fact its quite cozy to sit there.. it open for public/tourist (thank you Singapore)

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I just love the National Library and cannot brag about enough! I can live on level 8! The ceramics section can take my entire day! Nothing, but nothing, feels as good as "the crinkle of the page" to quote Richard Quest. Books and more books and helpful librarians and comfy chairs and tables make this place the best for quiet... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

National Library of Singapore is situated in Bugis area and easily accessible for locals and tourist. Good place to read and relax

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

I never knew visiting library is this fun! Back home, I never visit the library after I finished school. Library in Singapore is unique. This library even has a theater! Take a visit to any of the library if u have time.

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