National library - like a diamond!
Updated: Jan 3, 2020
Have you seen the biggest billboard in Minsk? You definitely have to come and we will great you here!
Perhaps, the most famous landmark in Minsk, and at the same time the largest information and cultural centre of Belarus, is the National Library. Its dimensions are impressive. The diameter at the bottom is 180 meters, weight is 115 thousand tons.
There are two dozen reading rooms in it, where up to two thousand readers can fit at the same time. The archives of the National Library store over 8 million books. Outwardly, the library resembles a kind of glass diamond, which is also a huge advertising screen.
“This library, built in the shape of diamond is the largest advertising screen in Belarus, Minsk.”