Mazarine’s Library

Mazarine's Library - Europe, France, Library, Paris, Pont des Arts, bridge, night, travel

From the Pont des Arts, looking south, the Bibliothèque Mazarine. Established in 1643 by the physician Naudé and named for the Cardinal, France’s first public library contained nearly 40,000 items by 1652.

October 17, 2013 Category: Architecture, Street 0 Comments