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The 20 Most Beautiful Bookstores in the World

The 20 Most Beautiful Bookstores in the World

Bookstore - Librería El Ateneo Grand Splendid, Buenos Aires, Argentina - This majestic converted movie palace uses theatre boxes for reading rooms and draws thousands of tourists every year.

Com 160 mil volumes, a biblioteca da Abadia de Saint Gall é a mais antiga da Suíça e impressiona pela sua belíssima decoração. Afrescos no teto e estantes ornamentadas fizeram com que em 1983 ela fosse considerada Patrimônio Mundial pela Organização das Nações Unidas.

As 10 bibliotecas mais incríveis do mundo

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.

Somehow, this bookstore manages to be both whimsical and slightly macabre all at once. Cook & Book, Brussels, Belgium

The 20 Most Beautiful Bookstores in the World

Photos: The 20 coolest bookstores in the world - Cook & Book, Brussels The bookstore stocks every kind of book from comics and fine arts tomes to travel guides and, of course, cookbooks.

Boekhandel Selexyz Dominicanen :: Holanda :: [As mais belas livrarias do mundo]

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 (bookshop) - built as a theater in 1919, converted into a bookstore in early 2000s - Buenos Aires, Argentina

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.

Book shop in Portugal.  I need to go to Portugal JUST for THIS!!

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

Biblioteca do Monastério de Strahov (República Tcheca) - A biblioteca histórica conserva mais de 200 mil volumes entre os quais 3.000 manusc...

Templos da leitura: Confira bibliotecas espetaculares ao redor do mundo

(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!