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Library,a huge book collection, a glimpse of history

Don't miss this gem while you're in town. Free entrance and guidance in Hungarian, English and... read more

Reviewed 24 October 2018
Bucharest, Romania
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Romanian fortresses cover huge areas and house a lot of modern businesses as well as churches etc... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2018
Ashby-de-la-Zouch, United Kingdom
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Str. Bolyai nr. 17, Tirgu Mures, Romania
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Reviewed 24 October 2018

Don't miss this gem while you're in town. Free entrance and guidance in Hungarian, English and Romanian (perhaps German as well). The explanations on the big card boards are worth your time to better understand the collection.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 17 September 2018

Romanian fortresses cover huge areas and house a lot of modern businesses as well as churches etc. An interesting feature is that different sections were maintained by different town guilds - eg Butchers. You should certainly spend half an hour at this one.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 9 August 2018

The library has a wonderful collection of books, even first edition; really interesting the area of the library focused on Bolyai, one of the founders of non-Euclidean geometry. There are book guides in many languages (even Italian).

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Camilla Z
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

If you visit Targa Mures make sure you leave time to visit the Teleki-Bolyai Library. They have books on display dating back to the 1500s in many different languages. The guide was knowledgeable and spoke good English. They do not permit photographs to be taken...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

A collector books that was created in 1802. The building and furnishings are original and beautiful. The collection is incredible with books from the 15th century onwards including first Deion principa mathematica, Ben franklins book on electricity, Galvani and others.

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

The only downside is that is only for Hungarian language speakers. Large collection of Hungarian written books.

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank RAptor B
Reviewed 7 December 2016

Highly recommended to visit, one of the oldest books of Transylvania are exposed here. There are also several manuscripts and material of Bolyai Janos, the famous matematician that founded in the 18. century the non-eucledian mathematics. It is a perfect recreation on a hot summer...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed 20 September 2016

A very interesting place to visit in the town. Great 19th century design and old feel, with a huge array of books.

Date of experience: February 2016
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Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

A public library with some thousands of books - the oldest of which is since the 15th century- concerning history, science, technology and philosophy. English description of the collection is available. Next room is dedicated to Bolyai Farkas and Janos and his non Euclidian geometry....More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed 25 July 2016

It's nice memories of hungarian literature and history. Simple library for first glance, but if you are a history-lover, you must visit this place and you will find some forgotten memories from Hungarian's history.

Date of experience: August 2015
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They are closed on Monday, otherwise from 10 a.m to 6 p.m