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26 Of The World’s Most Extraordinary Libraries That Every Book Worm Will Love

Published 3 years ago

For us book worms, libraries are sacred places that can be nearly impossible to leave once you enter. They are filled with decades or even centuries worth of knowledge, and the smell of old paper is often overwhelming for the faint of heart.

Sure, the ancient libraries should be on your traveling list, but there are also plenty of new ones that are already considered to be pearls of modern architecture.

This list covers the most impressive old and new libraries around the world!

via: boredpanda.com

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The National Library Of Prague, Prague, Czech Republic

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Photo credits: bookwilde.org

Trinity College Library, Dublin, Ireland

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Photo credits: rostad.com

Biblioteca Real Gabinete Portugues De Leitura, Rio De Janeiro, Brazil

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Photo credits: Boris G

St. Florian Monastery, Austria

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Photo credits: Renate Dodell

The Admont Library, Admont, Austria

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Photo credits: Benediktinerstift Admont

George Peabody Library, Baltimore, Maryland, USA

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Photo credits: wikipedia.org

Handelingenkamer Tweede Kamer Der Staten-generaal Den Haag Iii, Netherlands

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Photo credits: phillips.com

Austrian National Library, Vienna, Austria

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Photo credits: onb.ac.at

Biblioteca Joanina, Coimbra, Portugal

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Photo credits: Will Pryce

Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Yale University, Connecticut, USA

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Photo credits: Michael Marsland

Bibliothèque Nationale De France, Paris, France

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Photo credits: Franck Bohbot

The Old Public Library Of Cincinnati, Ohio, USA

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Photo credits: Public Library of Cincinnati & Hamilton County

The Iowa State Law Library, Iowa, USA

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Photo credits: legis.iowa.gov

The City Libary, Stuttgart, Germany

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Photo credits: Philipp Hilpert

The Oberlausitzische Library Of Science, Gorlitz, Germany

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Photo credits: goerlitzer-anzeiger.de

Bibliothèque Sainte Geneviève, Paris, France

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Photo credits: Franck Bohbot

New York Public Library

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Photo credits: David Markovič

 Walker Library, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA

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Photo credits: Andrew Moore

Technical University “Gheorghe Asachi” Library, Iasi, Romania

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Photo credits: Dan-Ovidiu Boncut

St John’s College Library, Cambridge, UK

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Photo credits: The Pale Side Of Insomnia

The Library Of Congress, Washington, D.C., USA

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Photo credits: osubmarinoamarelo.com

Bibliothèque Mazarine, Paris, France

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Photo credits:  Franck Bohbot

Vennesla Library, Vennesla, Norway

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Photo credits: Helen & Hard

 The National Library Of China, Beijing, China

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Photo credits: fcpe.lyceeplcourier.over-blog.com

Harper Library, USA

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Photo credits: Justin Kern

Palácio Nacional De Mafra, Portugal

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Photo credits: tcidraes

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