Biblioteca Lerdo de Tejada - Mexicocity
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Miguel Lerdo de Tejada Library's building outstands by its beauty. It is architectonic jewel from the 17th Century that used to be part of the Temple of San Felipe de Neri. Today, its interior walls are decorated with massive murals painted by Vlady, one of the most remarkable plastic artists of Mexico.
Crossing this library's gates of will lead you to a spectacular and quiet place. It means going from the noise, warmth, and stress of one of the most frequented streets of Mexico City's downtown, to a fresh and relaxed environment, reserved exclusively for those long times of reading, learning and reflecting. Here, you can find thousands of those immortal friends from past and present: books and documents! This library houses one of the most important collections of books in Latin America of topics related to economics, history and politics. They offer us a true perspective of the Mexico's history and the world's memory.