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Biblioteca Malatestiana

Opens in 15 min: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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A Fascinating Museum in Cesena!

Biblioteca Malatestiana is within a few walking blocks of the Piazza del Popolo and the Masini... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2018
Alan R
Nashville, Tennessee
World treasure

If you travel through the area, it's definitely worth a visit: you will find some of the world most... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2018
Carina S
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Reviewed 16 November 2018

My husband and I visited La Biblioteca Malatestiana and we were amazed by its pristine beauty. There are several tours offered throughout the day (20-30 minutes long) and there are English/German translation headsets that are offered as part of your tour entrance fee. The tour...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 7 August 2018

Biblioteca Malatestiana is within a few walking blocks of the Piazza del Popolo and the Masini Fountain, located in the center of the old town of Cesena. We were told this is a public library, but we toured it as a museum. The library was...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Alan R
Reviewed 7 August 2018

If you travel through the area, it's definitely worth a visit: you will find some of the world most treasured old books and maps, and also very knowledgeable and friendly guides.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Carina S
Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

If you will have a trip near to Cesena, visit it. It is a really nice place. We enjoyed our time there.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank AdriennT52
Reviewed 28 April 2018

We are always fashinated by the monastry silence which preserved the books written in latin, greek and hebrew and only few in italian and attached to the tables with chains. Then there is the mistery of the motto affixed at the entrance by Malatatesta Novello...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank novellizaza
Reviewed 16 December 2017

Great place with amazing archives and very helpful people. Beautiful building and interiors. Must see in Cesena

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Małgosia G
Reviewed 24 September 2017

We have been living close to Cesena for the last 4 months and having been to many other top places such as Ravenna, Cervia, the hills of the Rubicone (Longiano), Ferrara, Bologna, we nearly missed seeing this great work of "art" and history within the...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 26 June 2017

people says that this is the oldest library in Europe, i dont know if it's true but for sure it's ancient and very well furnished. staff is professional and kind. very recommended

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank born2travelit
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

Once in Cesena area this is a must see historical site. Pretty and well conserved library, this UNESCO historical heritage possess a lot of value.

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Aline S
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

It is so beautiful and interesting place! Guide was so nice! Atmosphere was so nice! I love this library! One day I will come back there!

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Ola Z
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