Academic libraries in Leuven
A beautiful library worth a quick visit. It has a lot of historical meaning, the library was bombed to rubble in WWII and rebuilt with gifts from dozens of US and worldwide universities whose names can be found engraved all over the building.
The library has been re-built after the big fire of Leuven after the world war, with money donated by different american high schools.
Visit the university library with audioguide and discover the history of this remarkable building. Don't miss out on visiting the impressive reading room. And who know, maybe you can even visit an exhibition as well.
“This historical building is inspiring with its beautiful architecture and extravagant art on it.”
“Biggest bar of Belgium; a medieval square with pubs everywhere. Lot's of outdoor seating in summer. A few pubs are dance pubs as well.”
“Proud of its roots and collection, M dares to experiment. The combination of contemporary art and old masters makes the museum unique in Flanders. Visual culture then and now, all under one roof.”
“The Hortus Botanicus Lovaniensis is the oldest botanical garden of Belgium, dating from 1738. It is situated in the centre of Leuven and measures 2,2 ha.”