Thursday, October 21, 2021

10 Of The Most Beautiful Libraries From Around The World

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Though they are losing ground to the e-book and the audio book, libraries were once central hubs of human intellectual progress. There’s something about them that still attracts people, however – whether it’s their magnificent architecture or the unmistakable smell of books and dust, scholars and dreamers alike still enjoy perusing their hoards of literary treasures.

Because of their critical importance, libraries were often built to be beautiful and built to last. Combined with the sometimes priceless treasures that they hold, their simultaneously enormous and intimate spaces possess a charm that no other type of building can command.

Take a look at these ten ah-mazing photos of absolutely stunning libraries from around the world!

1. The National Library Of Prague, Prague, Czech Republic

The National Library Of Prague, Prague, Czech Republic

2. Trinity College Library, Dublin, Ireland

Trinity College Library, Dublin, Ireland

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

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

4. The Admont Library, Admont, Austria

The Admont Library, Admont, Austria

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

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

6. Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Yale University, Connecticut, Usa

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

7. Bibliothèque Nationale De France, Paris, France

Bibliothèque Nationale De France, Paris, France

8. The Iowa State Law Library, Iowa, Usa

The Iowa State Law Library, Iowa, Usa

9. The City Libary, Stuttgart, Germany

The City Libary, Stuttgart, Germany

10. Walker Library, Minneapolis, Minnesota, Usa

Walker Library, Minneapolis, Minnesota, Usa

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