📚 Beautiful Library: The Royal Portuguese Reading Room in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Built in the 19th century, this gorgeous library is home to over 350,000 works — and the largest collection of Portuguese works outside of Portugal.
“The library is known for its Neo-Manueline design, which evokes the Gothic-Renaissance style that flourished during the time of the Portuguese Discoveries.” Modern Met
The room is completely covered in books, many of them rare works dating back to the 16th century. It’s the perfect destination for anyone who loves to be surrounded by beautiful books.