Are you a bibliophile? You’ll love these beautiful libraries around the worldhttps://indianexpress.com/photos/lifestyle-gallery/beautiful-galleries-all-across-the-world-5065393/

Are you a bibliophile? You’ll love these beautiful libraries around the world

Ask any bibliophile what is their favourite place on earth and, in most cases, the immediate and prompt reply would be a library. Filled with books of every kind, a library is any book lover's paradise. Be it The Library Of Congress or the Trinity College Library, there are several libraries in the world that look like a vision. Check them out here.

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Ask any bibliophile what is their favourite place on earth and, in most cases, the immediate and prompt reply would be a library. Filled with books of every kind, a library is any book lover's paradise. Pick a favourite corner, choose a favourite book, curl up with it and everything in the world gets better, well more or less. There are only a few places which are as calming and inviting as a library. And while the presence of books makes the place welcoming, there are several libraries in the world that look like a vision. Be it The Library Of Congress or the Trinity College Library, these cocoons are a delight. Take a look.  

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Bibliotheque Nationale de France: One of the most famous libraries in the world, The National Library of France has an interesting mix of the old and the new. The buildings look utterly gorgeous and by 1896 the place had one of the largest repository of books in the world. Although the record no longer stands. (Source: Wikimedia Commons)

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Reading Room Of the British Museum: Located in the Great Court of the British Museum, the Reading Room Of the British Musuem is a great source of imformation and also has a large collection of curated books. The architecture of the place is amazing and ought to be seen to be believed. (Source: Wikimedia Commons)

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Danish Royal Library: Denmark’s official National Library, Danish Royal Library dates back to 1648. It has a staggering collection of all works printed in that country since the 17th century. (Source: Wikimedia Commons)

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Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Egypt: Located on the shore of the Mediterranean Sea in the Egyptian city of Alexandria the place was opened in 2002. The place seeks to both replicate the charm of Alexandria’s original library and also spark some brilliance that was associated with the library before. It also has musuems, and academic research centres. (Source: Wikimedia Commons)

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New York Public Library: A favourite stop by visitors, the New York Public Library, with its huge windows and chandeliers looks grand. The place is exquisite and one can spend hours in there reading or simply staring at the murals. (Source: Wikimedia Commons)

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Codrington Library, England: Completed in 1751, the Codrington Library of Oxford University has been a favourite destination for scholars for years now. The place has an old-world charm and looks beautiful. (Source: Wikimedia Commons)

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Trinity College Library: Counted as one of the most famous libraries in the world, Trinity College Library holds great importance in Dublin. The place's famous 'The Long Room' holds one of the last remaining copies of the 1916 Proclamation of the Irish Republic. (Source: Wikimedia Commons)

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Library of Congress: One of the most famous and largest libraries in the world, The Library of Congress is the oldest federal cultural institution of US. (Source: Wikimedia Commons)

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Vatican Library: Established in 1475, Vatican Library is one of the oldest libraries in the entire world. It also has the oldest complete manuscript of the Bible as well as more then one billion books. (Source: Wikimedia Commons)

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Bodleian Library: Situated in Oxford, UK, Bodleian Library is one of the oldest in Europe. It dates back to 1602 and has more than 11 million items enclosed within its walls. (Source: Wkimedia Commons)