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Libraries are supposed to be magnificent temples of learning.

These are the 25 most beautiful examples on Earth ๐Ÿงต

1. Trinity College Library, Dublin, Ireland ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช Image
2. Wiblingen Abbey Library, Ulm, Germany ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช Image
3. The Abbey Library of Saint Gall, St. Gallen, Switzerland ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญ Image
4. The Vatican Apostolic Library, Vatican City ๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ฆ Image
5. New York Public Library, New York City, USA ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Image
6. The Girolamini Library, Naples, Italy ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น Image
7. The National Library of Austria, Vienna, Austria ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡น Image
8. The Library of Parliament, Ottawa, Canada ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Image
9. Metten Abbey Library, Metten, Germany ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช Image
10. The Joanina Library, Coimbra, Portugal ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น Image
11. The Rijksmuseum Research Library, Amsterdam, the Netherlands ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ Image
12. The Palace of Mafra Library, Mafra, Portugal ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น Image
13. The Morgan Library & Museum, New York City, USA ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Image
14. The Royal Library of San Lorenzo de El Escorial, Madrid, Spain ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ Image
15. The Clementinum Library, Prague, Czech Republic ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ Image
16. The National Library of France, Paris, France ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท Image
17. The Marciana Library, Venice, Italy ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น Image
18. The John Rylands Research Institute and Library, Manchester, England ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ Image
19. Saint Florian Monastery Library, Sankt Florian, Austria ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡น Image
20. The Municipal Law Library, Munich, Germany ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช Image
21. The Sainte-Geneviรจve Library, Paris, France ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท Image
22. The Strahov Monastery Library, Prague, Czech Republic ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ Image
23. The George Peabody Library, Baltimore, USA ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Image
24. Admont Abbey Library, Admont, Austria ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡น Image
25. The Royal Portuguese Cabinet of Reading, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ท Image
Sharing an updated list because the last one had some errors and some glaring omissions!
Any Iโ€™ve missed?
Bonus: Not a library but a bookstore:
26. The Livraria Lello & Irmรฃo, Porto, Portugal ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น Image

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