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Impressive old library

An impressive old library which is worth a visit and which is easily overlooked. The first room is... read more

Reviewed 16 February 2018
Anton K
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Ghent, Belgium
Must Visit

This is a beautiful library with a collection of books with historical value. It is located on... read more

Reviewed 26 October 2017
JustLoveToFly
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Singapore, Singapore
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16 Feb 2018
“Impressive old library”
25 Oct 2017
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Via Brera 28, 20121 Milan, Italy
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Reviewed 16 February 2018

An impressive old library which is worth a visit and which is easily overlooked. The first room is accessible to everyone, the reading room is only for those who use the library (you don't have to live in Milan for it, even foreigners can register).

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Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

This is a beautiful library with a collection of books with historical value. It is located on level 2 of the art academy. Very charming deco and reminds one of harry porter.

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Reviewed 26 July 2017

It is located within the Palazo Brera. I did not initially see the library. I climbed up a set of stairs off one of the long corridors, and I saw the library ! I could visit only the reception area, where I could see very...More

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Reviewed 22 January 2017

This is a beautiful and grand library, but it is only partially accessible to the general public. The first room (with some old books) is freely accessible, but the main reading hall is only accessible to those seeking to use the library. Another grand hall...More

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