Written by Valentina Romano
Even if you’re not a book lover, you must take a look at the following article.
The Golden Scope found some of the most beautiful and oldest libraries in the world, all of which can be considered to be part of the cultural heritage of our planet.
These incredible libraries don’t just offer access to the rarest and most interesting manuscripts, but they are all pieces of history themselves.
From the old European buildings, to the modern architectural style of Asia, every single one of the following libraries has a way of charming people that is absolutely incredible.
Imagine while you’re sitting in the main hall of one of these gigantic libraries, reading an ancient book on the old Roman Empire. You are probably sitting in the same spot as an important personality from the past and you don’t even know it!
Having said that, following is a list of the most beautiful, biggest and most famous libraries in the world.
If you ever have the chance, go check out one of them!
SWEDISH PARLAMIENT LIBRARY, STOCKOLM
SAN GALLO LIBRARY, SWITZERLAND
VATICANO LIBRARY, ROME, ITALY
SAN GENEVIEVE LIBRARY, PARIS, FRANCE
ZURICH UNIVERSITY LIBRARY, SWITZERLAND
MAASTRICHT LIBRARY, HOLLANDE
CENTRAL LIBRARY OF LOS ANGELES, USA
STRAHOV MONASTERY LIBRARY, PRAGUE, CHECK REPUBLIC
STUTTGART LIBRARY, GERMANY
RIJK MUSEUM LIBRARY, AMSTERDAM, HOLLANDE
NATIONAL LIBRARY, PARIS, FRANCE
BRAIDENSE NATIONAL LIBRARY, MILAN, ITALY
EL ATENEO GRAND SPLENDID, BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA
GIROLAMINI LIBRARY, NAPLES, ITALY
JOSE’ VASCONCELOS LIBRARY, MEXICO CITY, MEXICO
OXFORD LIBRARY, ENGLAND
MELK MONASTERY LIBRARY, MELK, AUSTRIA
PARLAMIENT LIBRARY, OTTAWA, CANADA
PUBLIC LIBRARY, NEW YOR, USA
REAL GABINETE PORTUGUES DE LEITURA, RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL
PUBBLIC LIBRARY, SALT LAKE CITY, USA
BEDALES MEMORIAL LIBRARY, STEEP, ENGLAND
SUZZALLO LIBRARY, SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, USA
VICTORIA STATE LIBRARY, MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA
GEORGE PEABODY LIBRARY, BALTIMORE, USA
TRINITY COLLEGE LIBRARY, DUBLIN, IRELAND
PUBLIC LIBRARY, VANCOUVER, CANADA
WIBLINGEN MONASTERY LIBRARY, ULM, GERMANY