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Library At The National Palace In Mafra, Portugal

Universidad de Coimbra (Portugal). En el año 2013 la UNESCO eligió su Campus Histórico como Patrimonio de la Humanidad y cuenta también con una de las bibliotecas de construcción Barroca más originales y espectaculares de Europa.

Biblioteca Joanina, Universidade de Coimbra, Portugal / Joanina Library, University of Coimbra, Portugal

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Mafra, in Portogallo, Biblioteca del Palazzo Nazionale. Fu disegnata in puro stile Rococò dall'architetto portoghese Manuel Caetano de Sousa (1738 - 1802) che creò anche qualcuna delle legature dei 35.000 libri della biblioteca.

Beautiful Libraries and Bookshops.The Mafra National Palace library in Mafra, Portugal, photo via Book Mania.


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The residence of Viceroy in the British era, now hosts one of the most impressive collection of vintage books and manuscripts in the world. In the post independence period, it is one of the best public libraries in the world.

University of Coimbra in Central Portugal is the location for one of the world’s grandest and unique libraries - the Biblioteca Joanina.

Biblioteca Joanina, part of The University of Coimbra General Library, Coimbra, Portugal. This Baroque library was built in the century during the reign of King João V (and named after him). It contains about 250 thousand volumes.