Virgilio Barco Library

Virgilio Barco Library is part of the Tentative list of Colombia in order to qualify for inclusion in the World Heritage List.

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Canada - 30-Jun-19 -

Virgilio Barco Library (T) by Watkinstravel

Unfortunately our only chance to visit this library was on a rainy holiday and it was not open. Maybe a better appreciation of the architectural achievements can be gained from the inside but from outside it seemed to be a nice modern structure but didn't wow us significantly. The library is surrounded by an integrated park space with small water channels leading away from the building and the TWHS is supposed to be considered as a whole with its surrounding landscape. Some families were still using the park for picnics despite the rain and on a nice day it would be a peaceful getaway from the chaos of the city core but we didn't linger long. 

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Virgilio Barco Library
2012 Added to Tentative List

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Virgilio Barco Library (T)
WHS 1997-2019