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“Well worth a visit!”

University Library (Universitatsbibliothek)
Ranked #14 of 89 things to do in Heidelberg
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Rockhampton, Australia
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84 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Well worth a visit!”
Reviewed October 10, 2013

For the bibliophiles amongst us it is well worth a visit. The main entrance is old and a bit worn but after all it is very old and well used. Check out the courtyard and I believe that they have many millions of accessible book volumes and special collections. Australia could take heed of the European love of books which are treasured and co-exist nicely with eInformation.

Visited October 2013
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Denver, Colorado
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“OLD, you want OLD? This is the place!”
Reviewed November 12, 2012

Well, what's NOT to like about one of the world's most emminent libraries? First of all, the red sandstone building itself is an attraction. Second the place is fairly bursting (expansion construction has already begun) with ancient writings of every conceivable nature in countless languages on a broad range of ancient and modern media and covering endless subjects. The medieval manuscript collection alone is worth the effort of visiting. Bi-lingual help can most certainly be found among the staff and the many students using this wonderful facility.

Visited October 2012
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Nicosia, Cyprus
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“University Library”
Reviewed May 18, 2012

They had an interesting exhibition when I visited, but the building's entrance hall was interesting as well. Some greek phrases on the wall opposite the entrance to "wake your spirit"! :)

Visited May 2012
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Madison, Alabama
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“Impressive”
Reviewed July 8, 2011

This was one of the attractions listed in our tourbook in a long slew of local sights to see. Walking up to it my first impression was that it ought to be the exterior of Harry Potter's school. We explored floor by floor and left wishing we'd begun taking German lessons years before.

Visited February 2011
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