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University Library (Universitatsbibliothek)

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Germany´s oldest university library

This university was founded in 1386. At the southern end of the Grqbengasse you find the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Ralf K
Wurzburg, Germany
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a beautiful library inside and outside! Free admission to the building. It's worth to go down the... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2018
Natalia K
Warsaw, Poland
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Ploeck 107-109, 69117 Heidelberg, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This university was founded in 1386. At the southern end of the Grqbengasse you find the university library which you can enter and visit it. The four-wing construction is a top achievement of Baden architecture. On the stairs you will find busts of famous scholars....More

1  Thank Ralf K
Reviewed 23 August 2018

a beautiful library inside and outside! Free admission to the building. It's worth to go down the Ploeck street on your way and stop for a coffee in one of cute, small cafeterias

Thank Natalia K
Reviewed 17 August 2018

Inside there is not a lot to see, but the architecture of the building is stunning inside and out. The building is open every day.

Thank Debra B
Reviewed 25 June 2018

If you are as history buff, this library is for you. Packed with mind boggling information and fascinating artifacts.

Thank Sunshine34500
Reviewed 18 March 2018

It is a joy as a building and monument for book lovers. No matter if you visit inside the library, at least just pass outside to admire the facade of the Bibliothek.

1  Thank Giorgos B
Reviewed 6 March 2018

Again another great place to see with lovely architecture and lovely feelings when walking through the area.I would love to be a student again here!

1  Thank SantiagoVillas
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

This is a beautiful library with stunning architecture as well! I recommend a visit if you are also planning to visit the University itself.

1  Thank QuickWhitTravel
Reviewed 22 December 2017

The University Library is huge and has a good collection of books esp for the students studying at the University. I had a friend studying there and hence had easier access into the library. The staff was courteous and helpful and was very systematic in...More

2  Thank Vipul B
Reviewed 3 October 2017

The front is beautiful !! But once you go inside is even better.. It has a modern part and a classic one, so you can be amazed by technology and history at the same time

1  Thank Yana Catalina V
Reviewed 13 September 2017

This is a grand building, with marble staircases and the very definite impression that it was made to be imposing. The displays in cabinets on the first floor are very interesting. Well worth a visit when you're in the university area of Heidelberg. And entrance...More

Thank Robert D
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