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“Interessante Bibliothek in UNESCO-Welterbe”
Review of Abbey Library

Abbey Library
Ranked #1 of 36 things to do in St. Gallen
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: The Abbey Library St. Gallen, famous for its beautiful baroque hall, is one of the oldest libraries in the world. And it holds one of the most important manuscript collections in Europe, especially for the Carolingian and Ottonian period from the 8th to the 11th century. The collection is presented to the visitors in changing and thematised expositions. The library forms the central part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site Convent of St. Gallen.
Useful Information: Wheelchair access, Stairs / lift, Bathroom facilities, Food available for purchase, Lockers / storage
Reviewed 9 June 2010
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