The Library of Galicia and the Archive of Galicia were unveiled in January 2011. 

View of the archives and library buildings (far left) from the east.

View of the archives and library buildings (far left) from the east.

Credit: Miguel de Guzman

Visitors follow this walkway, which originates at the parking lots in the east, and then runs between the archive and library buildings.

Visitors follow this walkway, which originates at the parking lots in the east, and then runs between the archive and library buildings.

 

The walkway that passes between the library and archive buildings.

The walkway that passes between the library and archive buildings.

Credit: Miguel de Guzman

An exterior image of the library.

An exterior image of the library.

An exterior image of the library.

An exterior image of the library.

Credit: Miguel de Guzman

An interior image of the library.

An interior image of the library.

Credit: Miguel de Guzman

 

Interior archive image.

Interior archive image.

Credit: Miguel de Guzman

The library features a central core for rare books that shields them from damaging UV rays.

The library features a central core for rare books that shields them from damaging UV rays.

Credit: Miguel de Guzman

 

The north-facing exterior of the archive.

The north-facing exterior of the archive.

Credit: Miguel de Guzman

The north-facing exterior of the archive.

The north-facing exterior of the archive.

Credit: Miguel de Guzman

 

An interior image from the archive.

An interior image from the archive.

Credit: Miguel de Guzman

 

An interior image of the archive.

An interior image of the archive.

Credit: Miguel de Guzman

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