More info about travel to London: The British Library houses over 12 million books though the highlight for travelers is the room full of well-displayed documents that changed the course of history. You’ll find original ancient maps, illuminated Gospels on parchment, the Gutenberg Bible, the Magna Carta, Shakespeare’s plays and precious musical manuscripts ranging from Handel’s Messiah to hand-written Beatles lyrics. Subscribe at for weekly updates on more European destinations.

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