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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 2 weeks ago
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 June 7, 2018
Adrian B
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Bakewell, United Kingdom
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“A must see”
Jun 7, 2018
“A quick stop off, and it's free!”
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Reviewed January 26, 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

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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.

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Reviewed August 22, 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

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Reviewed June 7, 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

Thank Adrian B
Reviewed April 27, 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

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Reviewed January 18, 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.

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Reviewed April 12, 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

Thank Alf Morten G
Reviewed October 3, 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

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Reviewed January 26, 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

1  Thank Tracey J
Reviewed November 1, 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

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