The Gourgeous Library in the Convent of Mafra at Portugal
Updated: Jul 30
The impressive Library of Mafra, built in stunning wealth, is one of the most important historical and scenic libraries in the world.
In all, there are about 36,000 volumes from the fifteenth to the eighteenth centuries, most of them with leather bindings and gold inscriptions covering all areas of knowledge, from medicine to religion, from history to architecture, poetry, astronomy, cosmology, travel literature, biology and esotericism.
Stay at the holiday villa Casa do Lago to visit the Historical Library of Mafra, which is located at 45 minutes from the villa.