Photographer Goes Around The World In Search Of The Most Beautiful Libraries, And Here Is What He Found

In July, Italian artist Massimo Listri released a book of photographs that featured the most beautiful libraries from around the world.

The chosen institutions, revered for their historical value, architectural relevance and preciousness of the books they keep, are standalone works of art.

For those lucky enough to visit these design marvels, spending a whole day at the library doesn’t sound so bad!

Scroll down and let your bibliophile side marvel at the beauty the likes of which only these libraries can offer!

#1 Abbey Library Of Saint Gall, Gallen, Switzerland

#2 Palace Of Mafra Library, Mafra, Portugal

#3 Library Of Fermo, Fermo, Italy

#4 Trinity College Library, Dublin, Ireland

#5 Metten Abbey Library, Metten, Germany

#6 Sainte-Geneviève Library, Paris, France

#7 Royal Portuguese Cabinet Of Reading, Rio De Janeiro, Brazil

#8 Wiblingen Abbey Library, Wiblingen, Germany

#9 Riccardian Library, Firenze, Italy

#10 Seitenstetten Abbey Library, Seitenstetten, Austria

#12 National Library Of St Mark’s, Venice, Italy

#13 Wiblingen Abbey Library, Wiblingen, Germany

#14 Marucelliana Library, Florence, Italy

#15 Strahov Monastery Library, Prague, Czech Republic

#16 Duchess Anna Amalia Library, Weimar, Germany

#17 Saint Emmeram’s Abbey Library, Regensburg, Germany

#18 Escorial Library, Madrid, Spain

#19 Admont Abbey Library, Admont, Austria

#20 Melk Abbey Library, Melk, Austria

#22 State Library Oratoriana Girolami, Napoli, Italy

#23 Codrington Library, Oxford, Uk

#24 Braidense National Library, Milan, Italy

#25 Palatina Library, Parma Italy

#26 Library Of Duke D’aumale, Sicily, Italy

#27 Joanina Library, Coimbra, Portugal

#28 General Archive Of The Indies, Seville, Spain

#29 Vatican Apostolic Library, Vatican City

#30 Palermo Public Library, Palermo, Italy

#32 Angelica Library, Rome, Italy

#33 Academy Of Science, Torino, Italy

#34 Casanata Library, Rome, Italy

#35 Palafoxiana Library, Puebla, Mexico

#36 The Crociera Library, Rome, Italy

#37 Corsiniana Library, Rome, Italy

#38 Vallicelliana Library, Rome, Italy

#39 Palazzo Altieri Library, Rome, Italy

#40 Public Library Of Imola, Imola, Italy

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