The National library of Belarus relates to one of the largest libraries in the world. The building is twice heavier than the Ostankino Tower and is included into the list of top 50 most unusual buildings in the world where it occupies the 24th position. At night the library can be seen from the space. Let us see what the library looks like from the inside.
It is located in the central street of the capital called Prospect of Independence.
The building has a shape of rhombicuboctahedron but its employees call it a diamond as 9 million units are kept inside. The library is 73 m high (23 floors).
It took 4 years to build the library.
It is possible to take photos inside only if you are accompanied by a guide and are a part of a tourist group.
A lot of glass was used during construction.