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Library of Birmingham

A major cultural destination, it's the largest public library in the UK with a striking modern design and vast collection of books and archives.

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The Library of Birmingham is a breathtaking modern venue and a global treasure trove of knowledge for the literary community. Home to over a million books, this iconic limestone building has 10 levels that cater to the needs of children, adults, and researchers alike. The rooftop garden, panoramic city views, and the spacious reading rooms make it an epic destination for reading and exploring. It is a must-visit location for any book lover.

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