20 of the World's Most Beautiful Libraries

12/23/2008
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For some people it’s castles with their noble history and crumbling towers, for others it’s abandoned factories or lost cities. But for those who enjoy reading, a huge beautiful library is a place of endless pleasure. Meet 20 of the biggest and most beautiful libraries around the globe, as presented by Curious Expeditions. You can find this and more fascinating pictures on Candida Hofer's Libraries book.


Abbey Library St. Gallen, Switzerland



Real Gabinete Portugues De Leitura, Rio De Janeiro, Brazil



Trinity College LIbrary, AKA, The Long Room, Dublin, Ireland



Melk Monastery Library, Melk, Austria



Jay Walker's Private Library



Rijkmuseum Library, Amsterdam



Library of Parliament, Ottawa, Canada



Strahov Monastery - Theological Library, Prague, Czech Republic



Herzog August Library, Wolfenbüttel, Germany



Biblioteca Geral University of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal



Wiblingen Monastary Library, Ulm, Germany



Stiftsbibliothek Klosterneuburg, Klosterneuburg, Austria



Central Library, Seattle



Library of the Benedictine Monastery of Admont, Austria



George Peabody Library, Baltimore, Maryland, USA



National Library, Belarus



Riksdagen Library, Swedish Parliament Library, Stockholm, Sweden



Sansovino Library, Venice, Italy



Old British Reading Room, British Museum, London, England



Library of Congress, Washington, DC, US


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