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Biblioteca Civica Attilio Hortis

Biblioteca Civica Attilio Hortis
via Madonna del Mare 13
34100 Trieste
The Trieste City Library, founded in 1793, conserves the city’s historic memories. It holds over 450,000 volumes, plus manuscripts, letters and correspondence, musical scores, prints, drawings, maps, photographs and posters, in addition to collections from the Diplomatic Archive, with documents dating from ‘300 to ‘800. The book collections, arising from purchases, gifts and legacies, form a unique and indispensable record of the city’s history.