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A Fascinating Museum in Cesena!

Biblioteca Malatestiana is within a few walking blocks of the Piazza del Popolo and the Masini... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Alan R
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Nashville, Tennessee
World treasure

If you travel through the area, it's definitely worth a visit: you will find some of the world most... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Biblioteca Malatestiana is within a few walking blocks of the Piazza del Popolo and the Masini Fountain, located in the center of the old town of Cesena. We were told this is a public library, but we toured it as a museum. The library was...More

Thank Alan R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you travel through the area, it's definitely worth a visit: you will find some of the world most treasured old books and maps, and also very knowledgeable and friendly guides.

Thank Carina S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you will have a trip near to Cesena, visit it. It is a really nice place. We enjoyed our time there.

Thank Adrienn T
Reviewed 27 April 2018

We are always fashinated by the monastry silence which preserved the books written in latin, greek and hebrew and only few in italian and attached to the tables with chains. Then there is the mistery of the motto affixed at the entrance by Malatatesta Novello...More

Thank novellizaza
Reviewed 16 December 2017

Great place with amazing archives and very helpful people. Beautiful building and interiors. Must see in Cesena

Thank Małgosia G
Reviewed 23 September 2017

We have been living close to Cesena for the last 4 months and having been to many other top places such as Ravenna, Cervia, the hills of the Rubicone (Longiano), Ferrara, Bologna, we nearly missed seeing this great work of "art" and history within the...More

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Reviewed 25 June 2017

people says that this is the oldest library in Europe, i dont know if it's true but for sure it's ancient and very well furnished. staff is professional and kind. very recommended

Thank Mark B
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

Once in Cesena area this is a must see historical site. Pretty and well conserved library, this UNESCO historical heritage possess a lot of value.

Thank Aline S
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

It is so beautiful and interesting place! Guide was so nice! Atmosphere was so nice! I love this library! One day I will come back there!

Thank Ola Z
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

Great place especially for history buffs. A must if you visit Cesena. Molto interessante. Un posto da visitare.

Thank Mariangela C
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