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Metropolitan Ervin Szabó Library

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October 05, 2019
The incredible Szabo Ervin Library in Budapest is a hidden treasure, left out of guidebooks, tucked into a busy section of the city. But for those in the know, the Szabo Ervin Library is a stunning step back to a time when libraries were like mansions - perhaps that’s because it’s in one. While it…
September 19, 2019
A historical Budapest library
Viet Tuan
Viet Tuan
October 15, 2018
Biggest and the most beautiful library in Budapest
November 07, 2017
The Metropolitan Ervin Szabo Library, established in 1904, provides the services of the public library network for the inhabitants in Budapest. The Central Library meets the requirements of a city public library, takes part in national and international research works and serves as a national…
August 12, 2017
The building is one of the most beautiful palces in Budapest with a very famour wooden staircase.

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1 Szabó Ervin tér
VIII. kerület, 1088
Phone+36 1 411 5000
Hours of Operation statusClosed · Opens Saturday 10:00 AM
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