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Library of St. Gallen Abbey in Switzerland
Founded in the 7th century and rebuilt in the 18th century in Baroque style, the Library of St. Gallen Abbey is one of the oldest monastic libraries in the world. The Abbey of St. Gallen was for centuries one of the most important Benedictine monasteries in Europe. Its library is known to have been one of the richest in medieval times.

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