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Library of Congress

4.6/592 Reviews
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101 Independence Ave SE, Washington DC, DC 20540
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  • Anny的旅行
    5.0

    It's worth visiting here. After queuing for security checks, he entered the Great Hall and was shocked by the brilliance in front of him. Like a magnificent palace. Staff guide ordinary tourists to the third floor, overlooking from a high place, can take photos, but can not enter it, forbid talking loudly. The magnificent and solemn Main Reading Room is the reading room that Nicolas Cage rushed through in National Treasure 2 and found the President's Secret Book on the bookshelf upstairs. On the first floor, you can see the treasure of the town hall: on the second floor of the Gutenberg Bible, there is also an exhibition on the history of American civil rights movement. Americans use the most magnificent buildings to collect knowledge, which really makes us sigh. Tips: There are three buildings in the library. We started to go wrong. In fact, only the Jefferson Tower is available for tourists. The building is right behind the Capitol Building. Seen from the Google map, it's on the west side of the building. Free of charge. Entering the door requires passing the security check. There are clear instructions inside the Library of Congress to follow the underground passage to the Capitol Building (all water and food are not allowed to be brought into the Capitol Building for security checks again).

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  • bye-Lily
    5.0

    It is the most beautiful library in the world. The museum is like a magnificent palace, magnificent, atmospheric, classical decoration and sculpture make it more like a royal church or museum, with a statue of the goddess of wisdom on the first floor of the hall. It takes a whole day to browse carefully. The collection of books and collections is very rich. Many historical items, such as the first printed copy of the Goodburg Bible in the world, are stored here.

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  • 北侠西狂
    5.0

    The Library of Congress, founded in 1800, is one of the most important libraries in the world. It is the oldest federal cultural institution in the United States. It looks beautiful from the outside, and the exquisite ceilings and sculptures after entering the hall are all exquisite. And it is open to the outside world free of charge.

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  • 周游列国
    5.0

    The Library of Congress of the United States is the largest library in the world, with magnificent and exquisite buildings and abundant collections. In particular, there are also some cultural relics of the founding of the United States, government Parliament and other institutions of archives.

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  • 我要去看世界呀
    5.0

    The manuscript of the Declaration of Independence is stored in it, and the mysterious hiding area in National Treasure, which collects the secrets of American presidents of all ages, is also in it. In terms of the paintings inside the building itself, it also has a very high level.

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  • Sarah Hs
    5.0

    The Library of Congress is free to visit. This itinerary is proposed to be arranged for one day with the Capitol Building, because the two buildings are interlinked. Apart from collecting books, the Library of Congress will hold various exhibitions in different exhibition halls, which is very worth visiting.

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  • cc350
    5.0
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    国会图书馆和国会是联通的,图书馆不需要预约,可以随意进出,但国会参观是需要预约的,图书馆里的最漂亮的那间图书室大多数时候都是不开门的

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  • chinadesk1
    5.0

    The Library of Congress (LIBRARY OF CONGRESS) http://www.loc.gov/There is an aisle directly to the National Library in the Capitol Building. Note the signs and do not need to go out. Opening hours - "Monday to Saturday 8:30 - 4:30 ticket-free National Library is composed of Jefferson Building, Adams Building and Madison Building, of which Thomas Jefferson Building is open to the public. We went to the other two buildings earlier and also had the name of the National Library, but it was not open to the public. The U.S. Capital-to-Washington Act of 1800 provided for the establishment of a library to provide Congress with the required books. At that time, only 740 books and three maps were collected. Retired President Jefferson provided private collections to Congress. Later, in 1897, the newly built Library of Congress opened and became the library palace of the American people. It was named Thomas Jefferson Building in 1980 to commemorate his contribution to the Library of Congress. Walking into the National Library, the vast marble corridor, stained glass, exquisite handrails, symbolizing civilization, the universe, science, nature and other sculptures, murals, sculptures and mosaics are everywhere, just like visiting the magnificent art museum. The treasures of the town hall are the giant handwritten "Mainz Bible" and the printed "Gutenberg Bible" in the mid-15th century. The second floor overlooks the main reading room. The National Library of the United States now has 150 million collections, the largest collection of rare books in the United States. Libraries use their collections to serve Congress, as well as other government departments, research institutions, scholars and general readers. In addition to the main reading room, there are 21 special reading rooms. The National Library has a showroom with detailed information on the 1964 Civil Rights Act of Congress (CIVIL RIGHT ACT OF 1964), which is of great significance in American history. According to the materials, in the 1990s, the National Library launched the digital project of American Past Library, which provides multimedia, photographs, audio, video and American text materials for young people and the nation. It took us an hour to walk around.

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  • 大老鼠格蕾丝
    4.0
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    国会图书馆是国会的附属图书馆,也是美国的国立图书馆之一。参观完国会大厦后,图书馆可以通过专门的地下通道抵达。图书馆由杰斐逊楼、亚当斯楼和麦迪逊楼三部分组成。里面陈列有前总统托马斯杰弗逊的藏书,活脱脱普通人与总统的差别。参观大阅览室需要在门口排队,每次只能进大约十几个人,不过等候的人也不多。

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  • 铁木儿爸爸
    4.0
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    只要是学过英语的,一定知道美国国会图书馆。美国原版书的版权页上都有一个国会图书馆的序列号。他们对出版物的管理是相当的规范和科学。来到现场,可以充分感受到知识的气场。在这里会觉得知识就应该是殿堂式地受到尊重。虽然游客不能完全进到图书馆内去走走,但许多壁画和天顶画可以欣赏。有兴趣还可继续看看里面的特别展。

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