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Herzogin Anna Amalia Bibliothek

Platz der Demokratie 1, 99423 Weimar, Thuringia, Germany
+49 3643 545400
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This uniquely beautiful library is not to be missed

We thought we would miss the Bibliothek because we'd failed to get reservations, as recommended... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Rochester, New York
Fascinating library

it is one of the most fascinating, classic, with a great history in the world. When you are in... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2017
Weimar, Germany
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Platz der Demokratie 1, 99423 Weimar, Thuringia, Germany
+49 3643 545400
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We thought we would miss the Bibliothek because we'd failed to get reservations, as recommended, but when we walked up early on a Tuesday morning we got right in. Very glad we didn't miss it. There's simply nothing like the Bibliothek, a fabulous repository of...More

Thank paul441391
Reviewed 11 April 2017

it is one of the most fascinating, classic, with a great history in the world. When you are in weimar you have to visit there.

Thank ehsanh2224
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Beautiful restored rococo style library with an interesting history of Anna Amalia and the restoration or replacement of many antiquarian books after a disastrous fire. Lovely sculptural busts and statues of famous historical personages connected with Weimar. Art cabinet containing objects (instruments, artefacts) displaying incredible...More

Thank 291mike
Reviewed 23 October 2016

The library is small but amazing. And book well in advance. Weeks or months in advance. This is a friendly warning. Most times all tickets are sold out.

Thank Gordana P
Reviewed 22 August 2016

but be warned, the east german staff are horribbly rude, the libary increadible but you must book as its very popular

1  Thank neillio
Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

If you like books and places that make you feel very insignificant in the grand scheme of things, you will love this place. The history and the books and the paintings and the decor...and and and...*breathe* I just can't say enough. Take the time to...More

Thank Michelle R
Reviewed 25 December 2015

The libary is small, will take 40 minutes to Visit, but with every Penny! Back in time, with a unique building, and special decoraties

Thank Jacques C
Reviewed 13 August 2015

Of course the Rokokosaal is the most impressive part of the library. It looks really nice, you really can't see any indications that therewas a fire twice in there! But if you can go to the Sonderlesesaal which you can't without a member card, you...More

Thank mel070199
Reviewed 29 June 2015

Anna Amalia library is a must-see for any book lover, but make sure to reserve a ticket well in advance as this stunningly beautiful place grants access to only a limited number of visitors each day.

Thank MyTraveliciousLife
Reviewed 29 June 2015

quality collection of books. unique precious and valuable collection. was impressed specially that I found numerous ancient books. very well preserved I never thought I would be able to see at all. thank you .

Thank Ray R
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21 August 2016|
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Response from Michelle R | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I did not see this sooner. Hopefully, I am not too late. There is plenty of parking around the area. Almost all of it will be paid parking unless you don't mind parking a little further away in a neighborhood and then... More