In many countries noblemen, the clergy, the government or rich people have built beautiful libraries. This page shows some stunning examples from Austria & Switzerland.
Austria, Vienna – The Austrian National Library
Austria, Sankt Florian – Monastery library
Austria, Admont – Admont abbey
Austria, Kremsmünster – Benedictine abbey
Austria, Melk – Benedictine monastery
Zwitserland, Sankt Gallen – Abbey library
Can’t get enough of such pictures? I took some pictures from various other libraries around the world.