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An architectural poem

Scottish Poetry Library

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Why locals love it

The award-winning building of the Scottish Poetry Library is like an architectural poem of glass and stone, hidden in a narrow close off the Royal Mile. The library has a great collection of Scottish and contemporary poetry, literary journals and audiovisual items. It houses a wide range of cultural events, including workshops and book launches.

Why you should visit it

Whether you like literature, architecture or just wandering off the beaten path, you won't regret visiting Crichton's Close and the Scottish Poetry Library.

Special tip

The building has won several awards and got shortlisted for the Building of the Year in 2000.

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If you are interested in Scottish poetry this is a must
Michael
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November 24, 2017
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