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From: Heidelberg, Germany

photo - Heidelberg Kongress und Tourimus GmbH

University Library

Another landmark in the Altstadt is the Universitätsbibliotek, or University Library, which was completed in 1905. Like many old buildings in Heidelberg, the library is made of red sandstone.

The Universitätsbibliotek is one of the world's great academic libraries, with some 2.5 million books and an outstanding collection of 890 Old German manuscripts that were taken to Rome during the Thirty Years War and later returned by the Vatican. You can visit the library from 10 a.m. to 6 pm., Monday through Saturday, and admission is free.

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