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National Library of Belarus

  • Address: 116 Nezavisimosti Avenue
  • Coordinates: 53.931175,27.646066
  • Site: www.nlb.by
  • Metro station:  Uschod
  • Phones:  +375 17 266 37 37
The National Library of Belarus is the main informative and sociocultural center of the country.

Its informative resource includes 8 million units of storage on different kinds of media.Its funds include more than 9 million documents from Belarus and other countries on more than 50 different languages.

“The diamond of knowledge” is made in form of a polyhedron.  Its total area is 113669 square meters, which is ¼ of the area of the Vatican. The Library weighs about 140 thousand tons – it is almost 3 times heavier than the legendary Ostankino television tower in Moscow. Its height is around 74 meters.

Open and indoor observation decks are situated at the top of the building, and the panoramic elevator delivers the visitors here within 45 seconds.  
Unique architecture, artistic decoration and original technological solutions of the library attract more than 100 thousand people every year. 10 different excursions are offered to the visitors.

15% discount on the visit of the viewing platform upon presentation of the Minsk Card

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