Biblioteca Medicea Laurenziana, Florence

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  • When visiting Basilica di San Lorenzo I purchased a combination ticket which included the library (and saved around a euro). The library is truly something. A dramatic ascent up a short flight of...  more »
  • We didn't know what to expect when visiting. The building is very worthwhile seeing on its own. There was an extremely interesting exhibit of historical books on display. If you like learning...  more »
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  • Its entrance ticket is sold until 1:00. Must see, if you are a book hunter
  • The stately entryway, dominated by a grand stairway, leads into the breathtakingly handsome library. Michelangelo's design, unharmed by a grafted-on alcove added later, is almost overwhelming. But instead of feeling miniaturized by the library's Titanic proportions, the effect is rather the opposite. You feel a part of the structure's majestic dignity. Sounds over the top, I know. But try it and see.

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