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Library of Strahov Monastery in Czech Republic
With collections of more than 200,000 books, the Strahov Premonstratensian Monastery Library is located in the heart of Prague. The 800-year-old institution is one of the most valuable and best preserved libraries in Europe. It includes illuminated manuscripts, maps, terrestrial and celestial globes, and medieval engravings. The sumptuous Baroque and neo-classical ceilings are covered in frescoes by Siardo Nosecký and Franz Anton Maulbertsch.

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