Source Truly majestic: The Austrian National Library in Vienna. It’s located in the Hofburg Palace and the largest library in Austria, with around million titles. Among its collections are manuscripts and rare books dating from the century to the present.
New York City's oldest cultural institution may also be its most stately library. Started in the New York Society Library has a staggering volumes, and adds another annually. Only members can borrow or use its beautiful top floors, however.