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One of the most beautiful libraries in the world

As an earlier reviewer said, this library takes effort to get into - in fact, it may be impossible... read more

Reviewed 16 November 2015
Freda J
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Birmingham, Michigan
Only if you like the beautiful romance of a historical library.

I had problems getting in also, but used Google Translate and mentioned I had my hotel call to make... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2018
RandySFO
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San Francisco, California
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17 Sep 2018
“Only if you like the beautiful romance of a historical library.”
16 Nov 2015
“One of the most beautiful libraries in the world”
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Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

I had problems getting in also, but used Google Translate and mentioned I had my hotel call to make sure I could visit. One of the guards made a call, but never spoke to anyone. Then I was asked for ID, which they held as...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 16 November 2015

As an earlier reviewer said, this library takes effort to get into - in fact, it may be impossible if you don't speak Italian. Which we don't. When we showed up, the security guards just shook their heads at us and waved us away. Luckily...More

Date of experience: September 2015
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Reviewed 20 May 2015

Library is located at the second floor of Ginori, 10. Security guards in the lobby do not speak English and do not like tourists. Lunch break start at 1 pm, so our arrival at 12:30 made them even less happy. When we arrived, they send...More

Date of experience: May 2015
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Reviewed 20 September 2013 via mobile

According to our Florence Guidebook by DK the Bibleoteca is inside the Palazzo Medici Riccardi and was founded in 16th century and houses a collection of precious manuscripts including Dante's Divine Comedy. It proved expensive at ?7 each with very little to view and no...More

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