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National Library of Estonia

Tonismaegi 2, Tallinn 10122, Estonia
+372 630 7611
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A hulking triumph of Soviet architecture

Soviet architecture uniformly gets a bad rap: too much concrete, poor quality, really ugly, and so... read more

Reviewed March 14, 2018
Joel W
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
Worth to look at

I only entered the (impressive) lobby / hall and looked at the facade ofcourse, but it's worth to... read more

Reviewed November 15, 2015
Jurgen B
,
Brussels, Belgium
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good21%
  • Average21%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible0%
Mar 14, 2018
“A hulking triumph of Soviet architecture”
Nov 15, 2015
“Worth to look at”
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Tonismaegi 2, Tallinn 10122, Estonia
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Reviewed March 14, 2018

Soviet architecture uniformly gets a bad rap: too much concrete, poor quality, really ugly, and so on. Not so here. This really is impressive to behold - it's an immense structure and the interior is unbelievable. My only regret is that I was unable to...More

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Reviewed November 15, 2015

I only entered the (impressive) lobby / hall and looked at the facade ofcourse, but it's worth to walk the 200 m from the old town for

Thank Jurgen B
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Reviewed May 23, 2015

This building certainly puts the British Library to shame as it looks very impressive and the inside does not disappoint either. It boasts several art spaces and also very helpful staff.

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