Biblioteca Joanina – a Priceless Library

Biblioteca Joanina, Coimbra University

Coimbra University’s Library is a National Monument: Once referred to as “The House of the Bookshop” Coimbra University’s library is one of the top five libraries in the world. Now called Biblioteca Joanina, this Baroque library was built between 1717 and 1728, during the reign of King João V of Portugal.  The library is named […]