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The Library of Celsus in Ephesus was built in 117 A.D  as a tomb for Gaius Julius Celsus Polemaeanus, the governor of the province of Asia. The capacity of the library was more than 12,000 scrolls. It was the third richest library in ancient times after the ones in Alexandria and Pergamum.The Library of Celsus in Ephesus, Izmir Province, Turkey

The Library of Celsus in Ephesus was built in 117 A.D as a tomb for Gaius Julius Celsus Polemaeanus, the governor of the province of Asia. The capacity of the library was more than 12,000 scrolls. It was the third richest library in ancient times after the ones in Alexandria and Pergamum.The Library of Celsus in Ephesus, Izmir Province, Turkey

This has to be one of the most visually breathtaking libraries I have ever seen. That this library is in Austria doesn't surprise me in the least.

This has to be one of the most visually breathtaking libraries I have ever seen. That this library is in Austria doesn't surprise me in the least.

Trinity College Library; Yes, it's Ireland, BUT LOOK AT ALL THOSE BOOKS!!! And there are 12 others just as amazing :)

Trinity College Library; Yes, it's Ireland, BUT LOOK AT ALL THOSE BOOKS!!! And there are 12 others just as amazing :)

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