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An old charm

Just by gazing at the building, you'll feel like travelling back in time to the colonial era. The... read more

Reviewed 6 January 2018
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
The original colonial library

I had the privilege to visit this library which is located majestically in the town and covered by... read more

Reviewed 1 February 2016
Bengaluru, India
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Jan 6, 2018
“An old charm”
Oct 2, 2017
“A privileged view of Indian / Anglo history”
Ootacamund | Near State Bank Of India, Ooty (Udhagamandalam) 643001, India
+91 423 244 1699
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Reviewed 6 January 2018

Just by gazing at the building, you'll feel like travelling back in time to the colonial era. The building is a magnificent epitome of British construction and still holds the old charm. Unfortunately, I was not allowed to enter as I didn't had a membership...More

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Reviewed 3 October 2017

For anyone who enjoys books or libraries the Niligari library is a must visit. It was one of the highlights of my tour of south India. The atmosphere in this wonderful Gothic style building is wonderful and well worth experiencing. The staff were very welcoming...More

2  Thank Rhonda B
Reviewed 25 September 2017

If you are a book lover, do make it a point to visit this lovely library. It has a vast collection and can easily provide lot of informative books

Thank Sumitkumar_13
Reviewed 28 April 2017

Very very superb building constructed during the British time. There are many old books available here. Permission restricted.

Thank worldwomantourist
Reviewed 27 November 2016

We visited this library for we are fond of reading books. The strong aroma of eucalyptus trees was simply awesome. Must visit this place.

1  Thank neetajivrajani2014
Reviewed 5 September 2016

Waste of a walk to get to it, disappointing not to be able to go in. No explanation for closure either.

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Reviewed 1 February 2016

I had the privilege to visit this library which is located majestically in the town and covered by many cypress and eucalyptus trees. The building is magnificent and the atmosphere very serene. The library is in itself quite large and the stock of books too...More

1  Thank hemlash
Reviewed 12 January 2016

A traditional reading room cum library with a reasonable section of books. This is primarily a members only establishment but out host was a member. The ground floor had some interesting pictures of the hills round Ooty in the past.

Thank Alexander F
Reviewed 20 December 2015

Do not like rushing through sites. Did some shopping at Chellarams Departmnt Stores,Nilgiris Co-op Super market, where reception was good, had tasty Leomon Tea at Sidewalk Hotel, disappointing dinner at Sherlock Homes,bought excellent Chocolates at Moddys Confectionery, made some seful purchases at Modern Stores, enjoyed...More

1  Thank kammela
Reviewed 3 October 2015

Excellent library well stocked with rich and rare collections of documents, biographies and old books are to be explored fully.

5  Thank jojo5222
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