One Of The Largest Libraries In The World

One Of The Largest Libraries In The World

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.

One Of The Largest Libraries In The World

One Of The Largest Libraries In The World

One Of The Largest Libraries In The World

It is located in the central street of the capital called Prospect of Independence.

One Of The Largest Libraries In The World

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).

One Of The Largest Libraries In The World

It took 4 years to build the library.

One Of The Largest Libraries In The World

It is possible to take photos inside only if you are accompanied by a guide and are a part of a tourist group.

One Of The Largest Libraries In The World

A lot of glass was used during construction.

One Of The Largest Libraries In The World

One Of The Largest Libraries In The World

All things must be left at a baggage room which is free.

One Of The Largest Libraries In The World

The floor is made of glass and is 3 cm thick.

One Of The Largest Libraries In The World

One Of The Largest Libraries In The World

The database includes over 12000 on-line versions of books in Russian. Full texts of books in Economics, Sociology, History, Philosophy, Cultural Studies, Psychology, Linguistics, Literature, Law and Art are available.

One Of The Largest Libraries In The World

The ordered book will be sent to you though the gutter.

One Of The Largest Libraries In The World

One Of The Largest Libraries In The World

The corridor leads to the reading halls.

One Of The Largest Libraries In The World

There are 20 reading halls in the library, each of them embraces 2000 people.

One Of The Largest Libraries In The World

Pictures of Belarus artists.

One Of The Largest Libraries In The World

One Of The Largest Libraries In The World

Conference halls.

One Of The Largest Libraries In The World

The glass elevator will take you to the roof.

One Of The Largest Libraries In The World

One Of The Largest Libraries In The World

A cafe is located next on the roof. The observation ground is surrounded by a glass fence.

One Of The Largest Libraries In The World

Views of Minsk.

One Of The Largest Libraries In The World

Prospect of Independence.

One Of The Largest Libraries In The World

A residential area.

One Of The Largest Libraries In The World

One Of The Largest Libraries In The World

Location: Minsk

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8 thoughts on “One Of The Largest Libraries In The World”

  1. Where are the Books????? who gives a stuff about architecture and views with the biggest library in the world!!!!

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