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Biblioteca Angelica, Rome

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  • August 10, 2017
    It is a working library, so I recommend that you keep your voices down. We were able to walk around and take only 1 picture. It has collections that are very old. It is a short visit but worth your wh...  more »
  • May 17, 2017
    Very little, is true that aesthetics is very cool although books are dressing and not allowed to enter visitors more beyond the door
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  • May 4, 2017
    The first public library in Europe is still a library and is still public! A beauty and a hidden jewel! I was amazed!! It felt like real life Hogwarts! Pure magic!  more »
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  • An old Library Italians use that they will let you peep at. Interesting interior that's fun to see, like a mediocre (for Rome) Church, but happily, for a change, not a Church, and with the refreshing decoration of walls full of mysterious old tomes instead of pious Saints. Plus, what are all those people at the tables studying? At a glance this library does not carry any books published after 1850 or so. I wish my library had a bit of this. We've stopped carrying anything published before 2012. Very much not worth a trip of any kind, and yet totally worth the five minutes if you just happen to be passing by (and Caravaggio fans might as it's next to Church of St. Augustine with its Madonna of the Pilgrims).
  • As a tourist, happy we came to check it out and came early. We were only tourists there at 9am. Won't take you more than five minutes to peek in and wonder what all those super old books are about!
  • Beautiful and worth seeing. However, if you need to use internet, do not come here, there is only one computer available and the wifi, even though it says its public, you will not be given the access code to it. Also the lady who worked the closing shift was incredibly rude, unlike the man in the front desk who was helpful and always showed a great attitude.
  • Nice ancient atmosphere. 👌
  • Beautiful library!

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