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

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!

More info: Instagram | massimolistri.com

 Abbey Library Of Saint Gall, Gallen, Switzerland

Abbey Library Of Saint Gall, Gallen, Switzerland

Palace Of Mafra Library, Mafra, Portugal

Palace Of Mafra Library, Mafra, Portugal

Trinity College Library, Dublin, Ireland

Trinity College Library, Dublin, Ireland

Metten Abbey Library, Metten, Germany

Metten Abbey Library, Metten, Germany

Library Of Fermo, Fermo, Italy

Library Of Fermo, Fermo, Italy

Royal Portuguese Cabinet Of Reading, Rio De Janeiro, Brazil

Royal Portuguese Cabinet Of Reading, Rio De Janeiro, Brazil

Wiblingen Abbey Library, Wiblingen, Germany

Wiblingen Abbey Library, Wiblingen, Germany

Sainte-Geneviève Library, Paris, France

Sainte-Geneviève Library, Paris, France

Riccardian Library, Firenze, Italy

Riccardian Library, Firenze, Italy

Seitenstetten Abbey Library, Seitenstetten, Austria

Seitenstetten Abbey Library, Seitenstetten, Austria

Wiblingen Abbey Library, Wiblingen, Germany

Wiblingen Abbey Library, Wiblingen, Germany

Library Of The Monastery Of San Francisco, Peru, South America

Library Of The Monastery Of San Francisco, Peru, South America

Strahov Monastery Library, Prague, Czech Republic

Strahov Monastery Library, Prague, Czech Republic

National Library Of St Mark’s, Venice, Italy

National Library Of St Mark's, Venice, Italy

Marucelliana Library, Florence, Italy

Marucelliana Library, Florence, Italy

Escorial Library, Madrid, Spain

Escorial Library, Madrid, Spain

Duchess Anna Amalia Library, Weimar, Germany

Duchess Anna Amalia Library, Weimar, Germany

Saint Emmeram’s Abbey Library, Regensburg, Germany

Saint Emmeram's Abbey Library, Regensburg, Germany

Admont Abbey Library, Admont, Austria

Admont Abbey Library, Admont, Austria

Melk Abbey Library, Melk, Austria

Melk Abbey Library, Melk, Austria

Ottobeuren Abbey Library, Ottobeuren, Germany

Ottobeuren Abbey Library, Ottobeuren, Germany

State Library Oratoriana Girolami, Napoli, Italy

State Library Oratoriana Girolami, Napoli, Italy

Joanina Library, Coimbra, Portugal

Joanina Library, Coimbra, Portugal

Codrington Library, Oxford, Uk

Codrington Library, Oxford, Uk

Palatina Library, Parma Italy

Palatina Library, Parma Italy

Library Of Duke D’aumale, Sicily, Italy

Library Of Duke D'aumale, Sicily, Italy

General Archive Of The Indies, Seville, Spain

General Archive Of The Indies, Seville, Spain

Palafoxiana Library, Puebla, Mexico

Palafoxiana Library, Puebla, Mexico

Padula Charterhouse Library, Padula, Italy

Padula Charterhouse Library, Padula, Italy

Braidense National Library, Milan, Italy

Braidense National Library, Milan, Italy

Angelica Library, Rome, Italy

Angelica Library, Rome, Italy

Academy Of Science, Torino, Italy

Academy Of Science, Torino, Italy

Vatican Apostolic Library, Vatican City

Vatican Apostolic Library, Vatican City

Palermo Public Library, Palermo, Italy

Palermo Public Library, Palermo, Italy

The Crociera Library, Rome, Italy

The Crociera Library, Rome, Italy

Corsiniana Library, Rome, Italy

Corsiniana Library, Rome, Italy

Casanata Library, Rome, Italy

Casanata Library, Rome, Italy

Public Library Of Imola, Imola, Italy

Public Library Of Imola, Imola, Italy

Vallicelliana Library, Rome, Italy

Vallicelliana Library, Rome, Italy

Palazzo Altieri Library, Rome, Italy

Palazzo Altieri Library, Rome, Italy

Taipei Public Library, Taipei City, Taiwan

Taipei Public Library, Taipei City, Taiwan

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