10 Of India's Greatest Libraries You Absolutely Must See!

Written By

Ruchika Mandora

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Its 1.25 lakh volumes cover several topics. It holds rare Arabic manuscripts and Parliamentary papers.

Allahabad Public Library, Allahabad

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It is India's largest public record library. It was set up in the year 1836.

The National Library of India, Kolkata

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It is the M S University of Baroda University Library. On May 1, 1950, it was set up.

Smt. Hansa Mehta Library, Baroda, Gujarat

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The Indian government started it in 1951 as a UNESCO project. It is South Asia's busiest public library.

Delhi Public Library

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Established 1896. The four National Depository Libraries receive copies of all Indian books, newspapers, and journals.

Connemara Public Library, Chennai

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It is part of the Thanjavur Palace grounds and began as a library for the Nayak Kings of Thanjavur.

 Saraswathi Mahal Library, Tamil Nadu

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Established in 1829 A.D. It has 3,67,243 English, Malayalam, Hindi, Tamil, and Sanskrit documents in numerous subjects.

State Central Library, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala

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It opened September 15, 2010. This central air-conditioned library covers ground and eight stories with 3.75 lakh sq. ft.

Anna Centenary Library, Chennai

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Its 5,01,861 books are outstanding. It holds 17,000 unique and precious 5th and 6th century manuscripts.

State Central Library, Hyderabad

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Vice Roy Dom Manuel de Portugal e Castro founded it on September 15, 1832, as 'Publica Livraria.'

Krishnadas Shama Central Library, Goa

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