Most Interesting Bookstores of the World

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Selexyz Bookstore in Maastricht, Holland. The bookstore is installed in an old Dominican church. Photography by madcrow Flickr.com

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The coffee shop of the Selexyz Bookstore in Maastricht is settled in the altar of the church. Photography by edwin_wisse Flickr.com

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Borderlands Science Fiction Bookstore in San Francisco is home to this hairless Sphynx cat. Photography by massdistraction Flickr.com

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Shakespeare & Co. Antiquarian Books, Paris. Probably the most photographed bookstore of the world. Photography by Simple Dolphin Flickr.com

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On the third floor of the bookstore Shakespeare & Co. in Paris, you’ll find this bed and the motice board behind. Photography by Glynnis Ritchie Flickr.com

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The Academic Bookstore (Akateeminen Kirjakauppa) in the center of Helsinki is built by the famous Finnish architect Alvar Aalto (father of modernism) and is one of the largest bookstores in Scandinavia. Photography by Rodrigo Quiñones Flickr.com

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The Art Nouveau facade of the Lello bookstore in Porto, Portugal. Photography by pedrosimoes7 Flickr.com

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The Lello bookstore in Porto, Portugal, is open since 1906 and is surely one of the most beautiful bookstores of the world. Photography by delviking Flickr.com

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A view of the stained glass ceiling of the Lello bookstore in Porto. Photography by stukinha Flickr.com

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The stairs inside the bookstore Lello in Porto. Photography by stukinha Flickr.com

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Another view of the interieur of the bookstore Lello in Porto. Photography by stukinha Flickr.com

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Borders Bookstore in the Time Warner Center, New York City, overlooking the Columbus Circle and the Columbus statue. Photo by sergei.y Flickr.com

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A very cramped bookstore in Calcutta, India. Photography by FriskoDude Flickr.com

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Mona Lisait, another great bookshop in the center of Paris. Here you see the third floor with prints and posters. Photography by Francois’ Flickr.com

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The bookstore El Ateneo in Buenos Aires was a real theatre and then a movie theatre once before getting a bookstore. Photography by sitemarca Flickr.com

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3 Responses to “Most Interesting Bookstores of the World”
  1. DayTripper says:

    You didn’t include Powell’s City of Books which takes an entire city block in Portland Oregon and is of record as the largest bookstore in the world!!! >>>!!!???<<<<

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