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Carolina Rediviva University Library

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Address: Drottninggatan | Box 510, Uppsala 751 20, Sweden
Phone Number:
+46 18 471 39 00

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Never seen such a beautiful place to study or just to stay reading your book. So many different places to stay. Full of light. Huge building near the center of the city that... read more

Reviewed 9 February 2017
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Reviewed 9 February 2017

Never seen such a beautiful place to study or just to stay reading your book. So many different places to stay. Full of light. Huge building near the center of the city that deserves to be visited.

1 Thank Carolina R
Madrid, Spain
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

It's has several ancient books and some old comic books. There's some interesting things like and old carta marina but the main thing to see is the silver bible which is fantastic. I'd recommend walking a bit through the library too because the architecture is nice enough. It also has public free bathrooms which are uncommon in Sweden.

1 Thank mram101
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39 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2016

It is just more than a library, it was very nice experiences studying there.it usually full . but their places in the other floors.

Thank Hiwa K
Ramsbottom, England, United Kingdom
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808 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 172 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 November 2016

Great library combining modern bookshelves with historic displays on ground floor . Don't miss the section displaying Sweden's most famous silver bible

Thank Alan W
Palo Alto, California
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 27 October 2016

The most interesting exhibition showing some of Carl von Linne's original work. A very lovely building with historic architecture. Such a nice place to visit for a smaller and quicker exhibition when in Uppsala. 1.5hrs is enough for this siting.

Thank lina_eriksson
Uppsala, Sweden
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Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

The library is a nice location to relax and to work. The exhibition is very interesting and well constructed. Enjoy the view from the library to the castle and down to the city.

Thank LauraWie
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

A great library with a huge number of historical and interesting books. The museum on the ground floor, to the right of the entrance, is free and well worth visiting. You can see the Silver Bible, an original Mozart score, some pages from the 1300's and some interesting old maps. Ask at the front desk for any specific books you... More 

Thank Brett O
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Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

We went to uppsalas University Library to see the famous Silver Bible. There were many other old books too and also old comic books. The Silver Bible was in the other room behind glass, it wasnt amazing but im happy I have now see it. I wouldnt say it is worth of visiting...

Thank Ida-Kaisa S
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Reviewed 6 September 2016

No need to register as a library guest; just walk into the exhibit galleries to the right of the entrance. The gift shop in the lobby is especially nice with excellent note cards.

Thank MB M
Atlanta, Georgia
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Reviewed 30 July 2016

This is a small museum with very old documents, including Mozart scores, a silver bible from the sixth century, and an old map. There is no admission fee. Overall good for a quick look at historical documents.

1 Thank Jim_atl

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