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University Library (Universitatsbibliothek)

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A memorable building

A must see in Heidelberg. The library is not only for students. They have an impressing... read more

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Christian A
Architecture to View - So inside to See the Exhibits

This amazing building survived WWII without being bombed (like the rest of the town - which is just... read more

Reviewed 24 November 2018
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Reviewed today

A must see in Heidelberg. The library is not only for students. They have an impressing architecture and currently a nice exposition about the art of faking and by the way you can enjoy a really strong coffee from the coffee mashine. For students is...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Christian A
Reviewed 24 November 2018 via mobile

This amazing building survived WWII without being bombed (like the rest of the town - which is just amazing). Enjoy the outside architecture and then go inside and see the exhibits.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank stephrab
Reviewed 18 November 2018 via mobile

It is hard to believe but the library dates back to 1388. A richly ornamented building from the red sandstone was constructed in the beginning of XX century. The architect, who built the library, took an example of Heidelberg castle and added many elements of...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Shimnik
Reviewed 29 September 2018

This university was founded in 1386. At the southern end of the Grqbengasse you find the university library which you can enter and visit it. The four-wing construction is a top achievement of Baden architecture. On the stairs you will find busts of famous scholars....More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank Ralf K
Reviewed 23 August 2018

a beautiful library inside and outside! Free admission to the building. It's worth to go down the Ploeck street on your way and stop for a coffee in one of cute, small cafeterias

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank enciazhonolulu
Reviewed 16 August 2018

Inside there is not a lot to see, but the architecture of the building is stunning inside and out. The building is open every day.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Debra B
Reviewed 24 June 2018

If you are as history buff, this library is for you. Packed with mind boggling information and fascinating artifacts.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Sunshine34500
Reviewed 17 March 2018

It is a joy as a building and monument for book lovers. No matter if you visit inside the library, at least just pass outside to admire the facade of the Bibliothek.

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank giorgosbblk
Reviewed 6 March 2018

Again another great place to see with lovely architecture and lovely feelings when walking through the area.I would love to be a student again here!

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank SantiagoVillas
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

This is a beautiful library with stunning architecture as well! I recommend a visit if you are also planning to visit the University itself.

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank QuickWhitTravel
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