World Heritage Sites connected to 'Libraries':
Aleppo National Library of AleppoAmsterdam Canal Ring Library Ets HaimAncient ksour of Ouadane, Chinguetti, Tichitt and Oualata Chinguetti - a historically significant Koran libraryArdabil Blenheim Palace Long Library: its original books were sold, now the magnificent Willis organ is the centre pieceBotanical Garden, Padua Scientific libraryBudapest Burg LibraryCentral University City Campus of the UNAM Central LibraryChangdeokgung Palace Complex Changdeokgung Palace's Court Library in the secret gardenCilento and Vallo di Diano Certosa di PadulaCiudad Universitaria de Caracas The campus includes a series of large buildings, in particular ... the Library (AB ev)Classical Weimar Anna Amalia LibraryConvent of St. Gall St. Gall LibraryCuenca At the SeminarioEdinburgh National Library of Scotland; linkEl Escurial Fasil Ghebbi Florence National Central LibraryGardens and Castle at Kromeríz Graz Eggenberg LibraryHaeinsa Temple Tripitaka Koreana WoodblocksHahoe and Yangdong Included in the nominated property are three Confucian academies Byeongsanseowon, Oksanseowon, and Donggangseowon. "Seowon, or a Confucian academy was a private educational institution set up exclusively for a man who had achieved outstanding learning and virtue. Its twin roles of enshrining a specific sage and educating students were reflected in its components: shrine, jeonsacheong, a building for the preparation of memorial rites, lecture hall, students’ quarters (jaesa), library (jangpangak), and an elevated pavilion (nugak) where Confucian scholars held gatherings or took rests." - Advisory Body EvaluationImperial Palace The Qing Palace in ShenyangIsland of Patmos Monastery: containing some two thousand printed books and over a thousand manuscripts, many of them of great antiquity and beauty (AB ev)Istanbul (Topkapi) Enderun LibraryJesuit Block and Estancias of Córdoba Great Library of the Society of Jesus, in Cordoba's UniversityKarlskrona City LibraryKazan Kremlin Qolsarif Mosque LibraryKew Gardens Created 1852 - one of the world's major botanical librariesLa Chaux-de-Fonds / Le Locle Biblioth?que de la Ville de la Chaux-de-Fonds (with murals)Macao Sir Robert Ho Tung Library (1894)Monticello Rotunda used to be the University library; linkMount Athos A number of the Monasteries on Mt Athos contain significant libraries eg Pantelemion Hilandar ; linkNancy Naples Girolamini Convent LibraryNesvizh "The books of the library originated from
practically all European printing houses of the period from
the 15th to the first half of the 20th centuries. ? A map of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania, the so-called Radziwill
map, was of particular significance to Central European
cartography? It was the first map in the history of
cartography to give a true picture of the entire territory of Belarus and Lithuania" (AB evaluation)Novodevichy Convent The collections of Novodevichy contain a large number of
precious objects and paintings, as well as an important
library, related to the life of the tsarist dynasties and the history of the country (AB ev)Old City of Jerusalem Khaldiyya, Gulbenkian LibraryPannonhalma Plantin-Moretus Museum Potsdam Gothic Library at Babelsberg CastlePrague
Strahov Monastery LibraryPuebla Biblioteca PalafoxanaRegensburg At Turn und Taxis PalaceResidence of Bukovinian and Dalmatian Metropolitans Krayova LibraryResidences of the Royal House of Savoy Royal LibraryRila Monastery Housing 250 manuscripts and 9,000 old printed mattersRoyal Palace at Caserta Palatine Library; linkSaint Catherine Area "The monastery library preserves the second largest collection of early codices and manuscripts in the world, outnumbered only by the Vatican Library. Its strength lies in Greek, Coptic, Arabic, Armenian, Hebrew, Georgian, and Syriac texts. The Codex Sinaiticus, now in the British Library, left the monastery in the 19th century for Russia, in circumstances that are now disputed." Salamanca Old library of the University of SalamancaSalzburg Zellenbibliothek at Stift Sankt PeterSanta Maria de Guadelupe scriptorumSelimiye Mosque Within the mosqueSeville Archivo de IndiasSucre National Library, holding documents since the 15th centuryTimgad Roman library; linkValletta National Library of Malta (originated in 1555)Vatican City Bibliotheca Apostolica VaticanaVenice and its Lagoon Biblioteca Marciana; San Lazzaro degli Armeni with its 150000 vol library Vienna Hofburg LibraryVilla Adriana (Tivoli) Greek LibraryWachau Cultural Landscape Stift Melk's Monastic Library & G?ttweig Abbey: The abbey has a library of 130,000 books and manuscripts, and a particularly important collection of religious engravings, besides valuable collections of coins, antiquities, musical manuscripts and natural history, all of which survived the dangers of World War II and its immediate aftermath almost without loss.Westminster House of Common's Library in Westminster palaceYuso and Suso Monasteries Yuso
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