Spain Comunidad de Madrid

El Escorial

A historic Spanish residence of the king, renowned for its Renaissance architecture, expansive library, and the Pantheon of the monarchs.

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El Escorial, located in the beautiful Comunidad de Madrid in Spain, is home to a number of incredible libraries known for their historic significance and architectural beauty. The most notable among them is the Royal Library of San Lorenzo de El Escorial, which houses an impressive collection of rare and ancient manuscripts, some of which date back to the 9th century. Visitors to El Escorial can explore these magnificent libraries and gain a deeper appreciation for the rich cultural and intellectual heritage of this region.

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El Escorial Guides

  • Incredible Libraries

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    Spend a day or two lost amongst thousands of books on any subject you can imagine at these distinguished libraries around the world. From the edgy contemporary architecture of the Tianjin Binhai Library in China to the massive baroque-embracing library of Admont Abbey in Austria, there is so much to be discovered. We have handpicked some of the most incredible libraries from around the globe for your inner bookworm.