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Librería Lello e Irmao (Livraria Lello & Irmao) Rua das Carmelitas, 144. Oporto Also known as Library Chardron. One of the most iconic buildings of Oporto, built by Mr. Francisco Xavier Esteves and opened in 1906. For some authors the most beautiful bookstore in the world, including in the declaration of Oporto City World Heritage Site.

Librería Lello e Irmao (Livraria Lello & Irmao) Rua das Carmelitas, 144. Oporto Also known as Library Chardron. One of the most iconic buildings of Oporto, built by Mr. Francisco Xavier Esteves and opened in 1906. For some authors the most beautiful bookstore in the world, including in the declaration of Oporto City World Heritage Site.

Livraria Lello & Irmão, also known as Livraria Chardron or simply Livraria Lello (Lello Bookstore). Along with Bertrand in Lisbon, it is one of the oldest bookstores in Portugal ✉ Rua das Carmelitas 144, 4050-161 ✆ +351 222 002 037

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'Descent of the Ganges' at Mahabalipuram, Tamil Nadu, India, is one of a group of monuments that were designated as a World Heritage Site since 1984. Measuring 96 feet (29 m) long by 43 feet (13 m) high, it is a giant open-air relief carved of the a monolithic rock. The monuments and sanctuaries were built by the Pallava kings in the 7th and 8th centuries.

Lonely Planet classified this bookshop as the third best bookshop in the world, Livraria Lello & Irmão in Porto, Portugal (by Ricardo Bevilaqua).

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