The Most Beautiful Libraries in the World

1

Historic Long Room, Book of Kells, beautiful architecture.

Trinity College Library, Dublin, Ireland

2

Largest library, classical architecture, 170+ million items.

Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., USA

3

Baroque-style, stunning frescoes, 70,000+ volumes.

Admont Abbey Library, Admont, Austria

4

12th-century, manuscripts, ornate interiors, Prague views.

Strahov Monastery Library, Prague, Czech Republic

5

Modern architecture, soaring shelves, striking design.

Biblioteca Vasconcelos, Mexico City, Mexico

6

UNESCO site, Baroque and Rococo styles, ancient manuscripts.

Abbey Library of Saint Gall, St. Gallen, Switzerland

7

Neo-Manueline style, stained glass, 350,000+ books.

Royal Portuguese Reading Room, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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