The Abbey Library of Saint Gall was founded by Saint Othmar, the founder of the Abbey of St. The library collection is the oldest in Switzerland, and is one of earliest and most important monastic libraries in the world.
Boekhandel Dominicanen in Maastricht, Netherlands. Browsing books in a church is an experience you’ll only have at Boekhandel Dominicanen. There’s a mix of Gothic architecture and modern furniture to enjoy, along with all of the titles, of course.
El Ateneo Grand Splendid, Buenos Aires, Argentina: An old movie theater converted into an amazing bookstore. You guys, it's a BOOKSTORE in a THEATER. And apparently you can have coffee on the stage and read up in the balconies.
Beautiful Architectural Book Store: Livraria Lello e Irmão, Oporto, Portugal. Considered: - one of 10 Amazing Staircases Around the Globe by Cool Places - one of the World's Coolest Staircases by Travel + Leisure (March
(Prague, Czech Republic) The ornately decorated library in the Strahov Monastery contains religious texts, including many editions of the Bible in numerous languages. Photo: Rafael Ferreira >> I admit it, I'm a massive nerd, but I have to go here!