11 Most Beautiful Libraries In The World
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The State Library of South Australia, Adelaide which contains many books on South Australian history
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Helsinki Central Library Oodi - Finland - The library was a gift from the government to its people.
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Admont Abbey Library - Austria - The largest monastery library in the world dating back to 1074.
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Tianjin Binhai Library - China - Home to 1.2 million books displayed from floor to ceiling.
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Beitou Public Library - Taiwan's first public green architecture, it's made entirely from wood.
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National Library of Latvia - Riga -an asymmetrical pyramid of steel & glass with impressive displays
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Biblioteca Vasconcelos - Mexico - enter a cathedral-like chamber with famous floating book shelves.
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George Peabody Library - Baltimore - Nicknamed the ‘Cathedral of Books’ with 300,000 rare volumes.
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Nakajima Library - Japan - a colosseum style library which is open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
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Bibliotheca Alexandria - Egypt - featuring 8 million books, museums, galleries, and a planetarium.
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Stuttgart Public Library - Germany - a 9-floored cube-like design with chic sofas and neat shelves.
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