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The National Library of Finland

The National Library of Finland is not just a library, it is also a sight and a cultural destination where exhibitions and cultural events take place. The Library's main building is designed by architect C.L. Engel 1836 and was built in 1840-45. The main building of the National Library of Finland is one of the most renowned landmarks of the early 19th century Empire architecture and is also significant among the public libraries of its time at a European level. The annex is called the Rotunda and was built in 1902-06, architect Gustaf Nyström.