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Beautiful Library

Österreichische Nationalbibliothek

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Why locals love it

This seems to be one of the lesser known attractions in central Vienna, but it is well worth a visit, especially if you like books, but even if you don't. It is a baroque splendour of soaring bookcases, beautiful bindings, and ceiling decoration. The overall impression is overwhelming, definitely one the great libraries.

Why you should visit it

Such a beautiful library, where you can read all about the history of Vienna. This library can be a bit of a search to find, and it isn't that much recommended to tourists, but this is definitely a library you won't forget!

Special tip

If you visit the site at the end of the day, it will be less crowded inside ;)

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It is now closed due to renovation!
July 15, 2018
Hi! Very excited to see this - which areas do you recommend buying tickets for: the state hall? literature museum?
September 6, 2017
This looks incredible. I will be in Vienna next month and this has easily gotten into my top 3 must-see. Wow. Thanks for sharing!
April 30, 2017
I went there today, it's amazing! Thanks Florian, I wouldn't have discovered it without your tip!
June 29, 2017

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