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The Black Diamond - Royal Danish Library

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Unfortunately we didn't have time to go into this stunning building but just the external architecture is worth seeing!

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank mrsnonnyc
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You can easily spend many hours in here, even a day. Get your coffe, get your book, or your laptop and sit in a corner to njoy a peaceful break from your stressfull everyday monotony. Nicely designed and built building too!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank eirinikak
Reviewed 9 November 2018 via mobile

Copenhagen has many beautifully designed buildings and this is one of them. It joins a very old building and blends the two in a seamless way.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Phyllis B
Reviewed 29 October 2018

We visited here over the weekend to have a look and it is a beautiful library which has free entrance and free wifi. The building is stunning too so well worth a visit.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Molly S
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

This was our first stop during our trip. We loved the architecture!! It is an awesome building, even the older part with the most beautiful library and reading place I’ve ever seen. Also, compared to other places, pretty cheap snacky are served here

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank SimonaBerkesova
Reviewed 3 October 2018

We saw the Black Diamond from our canal cruise and also from our hotel, CPH Living. You can just go in and absorb the fabulous architecture and design. There is a coffee shop with chairs right out on the water and a small shop with...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Samantha S
Reviewed 4 September 2018

The black diamond building which is an extension of the library is situated along the water front. The black granite and facets mirror the water . It is a quite impressive building even in the day light , it is supposed to look more beautiful...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Loobylou1963
Reviewed 22 August 2018

I really loved that place. So peacefull! If I was living in Copenhaguen I would go every day to study or work there.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Adrian F
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

Amazing building and impressive inside but difficult to see many books without being a member of the library. Accesible without paying and it is lovely and quiet in study and reading rooms.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Gav_jo
Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

Fabulous architecture with black glass in a distinctive shape with a water view. Inside you will be impressed with the view from the "bridge" on the top floor. Gift shop and restaurant complete this lovely library.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank smithemptynest
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