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15 Incredible Libraries Around the World

15 Incredible Libraries Around the World


Moldova National Library – Photograph by
Daniel Zollinger

These pillars of higher learning are also home to some of the world?s most incredible architecture. Below is a small collection of stunning libraries around the globe. From the historical to the modern, these centres of knowledge and learning also preserve the history and culture of their respective periods. Personally, I would find it hard to concentrate in some of these places, they are too beautiful for the eye not to wander. More images after the break…

1. University Club Library – New York City, United States

15 Incredible Libraries Around the World
Photograph by
Peter Bond

15 Incredible Libraries Around the World
Photograph by
Peter Bond

2. Canadian Library of Parliament – Ottawa, Canada

15 Incredible Libraries Around the World
Photograph by
James Gillard

15 Incredible Libraries Around the World
Photograph by
James Gillard

3. Yale University?s Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library – New Haven, Connecticut

15 Incredible Libraries Around the World
Photograph by
Lauren Manning

15 Incredible Libraries Around the World
Photograph by
KAALpurush

4. Iowa State Capital Law Library – United States

15 Incredible Libraries Around the World
Photograph by
Tani Livengood

5. Suzzalo Library at the University of Washington – Seattle, Washington

15 Incredible Libraries Around the World
Photograph by
Sam

15 Incredible Libraries Around the World
Photograph by
Sam

6. Admont Abbey Library – Austria

15 Incredible Libraries Around the World
Photograph by
Ognipensierovo

7. State Library – Victoria, Australia

15 Incredible Libraries Around the World
Photograph by
Waltonics

8. Library at El Real Monasterio de El Escorial – Madrid, Spain

15 Incredible Libraries Around the World
Photograph by
Jose Maria Cuellar

9. José Vasconcelos Library – Mexico City, Mexico14

15 Incredible Libraries Around the World
Photograph by
Pedro Vasquez Colmenares

15 Incredible Libraries Around the World
Photograph by
Aurelio Asiain

10. Real Gabinete Português de Leitura – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

15 Incredible Libraries Around the World
Photograph by
Ruy Barbosa Pinto

11. National Library of Finland – Helsinki, Finland

15 Incredible Libraries Around the World
Photograph by
Marj-Liisa

12. Mitchell Library – Sydney, Australia

15 Incredible Libraries Around the World
Photograph by
Christopher Chan

13. Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library at University of Toronto – Toronto, Canada

15 Incredible Libraries Around the World
Photograph by
Fadi J

14. George Peabody Library – Baltimore, Maryland

15 Incredible Libraries Around the World
Photograph by
Danielle King

15. Strahov Theological Hall – Prague, Czech Republic

15 Incredible Libraries Around the World
Photograph by
Rafael Ferreira

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