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A must see

We almost missed this place but our tour guide recommended that we stop in before we left. It is... read more

Reviewed 30 October 2018
WiMadcitytraveler
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Madison, Wisconsin
A quick stop off, and it's free!

The historic library is within a regular one. You must leave bags in a locker (€2 coin needed... read more

Reviewed 7 June 2018
629adrianb
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Bakewell, United Kingdom
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30 Oct 2018
“A must see”
7 Jun 2018
“A quick stop off, and it's free!”
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Reviewed 30 October 2018

We almost missed this place but our tour guide recommended that we stop in before we left. It is fabulous. Not all the gold of the library of Coimbra but very impressive display of books.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

Sorry to deliver a simple BAD to this probably unique masterpiece (myself I am a book lover). The problem was that we tried to visit it twice with no success as the opening time is just 1,5 hour in the morning and 1,5 hour in...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

The historic library is within a regular one. You must leave bags in a locker (€2 coin needed which you get back) and a staff member shows you to the historic part. Well worth a quick look

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 28 April 2018

The library is on the first floor, a lift is available, and then the staff with guide you to the library and unlock it. It is essentially two rooms of polished wood and books in shelves. A few items are on display in glass cases....More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 18 January 2018

Spent about an hour in here, with the charming help of staff who gave us detailed information/guidance. Intensive atmosphere of history, very well preserved.

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Having heard that this was a beautiful library, we walked in on a whim, and asked to see the rooms with the older collection. A very helpful librarian showed us the rooms, he was obviously proud of his work place, and with good reason. The...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed 4 October 2016

The Teresiana Linrary is worth a short visit, if only to get an odea of what a library looked like in the 18th century. It's impressive, grandiose but I'd only go if you've run out of other things to do. Apparently, the library houses a...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed 26 January 2016

Tucked away and disguised as a normal library, we entered and walked up the circular metal and marble stairway into a very quiet study library. The lady kindly pointed to continue walking and turn left to a very nice gentleman who spoke a little English....More

Date of experience: January 2016
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Reviewed 1 November 2015 via mobile

A spectacular library that was commissioned during the Habsburg era. Outside of the spectacular architecture and historical books it is very interesting to look at old world globes that date back to the 1600 and 1700 and see what the world looked like to the...More

Date of experience: September 2015
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