Feedback
News
The Most Beautiful Place to Get Lost: The Most Impressive and Beautiful Bookstores in the World

The Most Beautiful Place to Get Lost: The Most Impressive and Beautiful Bookstores in the World

İrem Uğur
May 12 2024 - 10:08pm

Do you like the smell of books? We are here with bookstores that are the home of books with labor, history, sometimes love and sometimes tears on each page. If you are curious about the most impressive bookstores in the world, which are admired for their history and architecture in this century when we are used to buying books online, here is the rest of the article... 📖

Scroll Down to Continue

1. Brattle Bookstore - Massachusetts, USA

1. Brattle Bookstore - Massachusetts, USA

Brattle Bookstore is one of the most well-known meeting points for book lovers in Boston... The bookstore, which fascinates its visitors with its imposing 3-level structure, sells old and rare book series at affordable prices and auctions. In addition, on the 3rd floor of the bookstore, the original versions of the works that are considered antiques are also offered to the visitors and there is a sweet garden for reading books.

2. Livraria Lello e Irmao - Porto, Portugal

2. Livraria Lello e Irmao - Porto, Portugal

Among the most beautiful bookstores in the world, there is a bookstore familiar to Harry Potter fans; Livraria Lello e Irmao. J.K. Rowling, inspired by the school uniforms of Portuguese students with capes, wrote the Harry Potter book inspired by this bookstore and featured this bookstore in many scenes of the movies. Founded in the late 1800s, Livraria Lello e Irmao is one of the most beautiful bookstores of art and history with its columns and embroidered walls.

3. Ateneo Grand Splendid - Buenos Aires, Argentina

3. Ateneo Grand Splendid - Buenos Aires, Argentina

The Ateneo Grand Splendid, Argentina's most recognized and visited bookstore, was designed by the most important architects of its time to be an opera house. Converted into a movie theater at the end of the 1920s, this special building became one of the world's leading bookstores in the early 2000s.

4. Polar Maastricht - Maastricht, The Netherlands

4. Polar Maastricht - Maastricht, The Netherlands

Polare Maastricht, one of the most outstanding bookstores in Europe, opened its doors to all bookworms in 2007 with its impressive gothic architecture. Built in 1294, Polare Maastricht, where books accompany the magnificent transformation of a cathedral, attracts as much attention with its architectural structure as its books.

5. Barter Books - Alnwick, England

5. Barter Books - Alnwick, England

Alnwick, a small town in the north of England with its medieval buildings, is home to one of the world's most sympathetic book lovers. Barter Books, located in the old train station in the center of the town, has gone beyond the classical English understanding with its conventional bookstore design and welcomes thousands of visitors every year.

Scroll Down to Continue

6. Livraria Ler Devagar - Lisbon, Portugal

6. Livraria Ler Devagar - Lisbon, Portugal

Literally translated as 'reading slowly', Ler Devagar is located in a decommissioned industrial estate in Alcântara. The building is a complex structure consisting of a bookstore, a concept store, an art gallery and an internet café.

7. Libreria Acqua Alta - Venice, Italy

7. Libreria Acqua Alta - Venice, Italy

Home to hundreds of thousands of books, Libreria Acqua Alta in Venice is a place full of boats, bathtubs, gondolas and books! Luis Frizzio, the owner of the Libreria Acqua Alta bookstore, is such a sweet person that he is happy to meet and chat with the customers.

8. The Last Bookstore - Los Angeles, California, USA

8. The Last Bookstore - Los Angeles, California, USA

Housed in a well-preserved old bank building, The Last Bookstore is one of the largest independent bookstores in California. The bookstore also organizes many events and concerts throughout the year.

9. Shakespeare and Co - Paris, France

9. Shakespeare and Co - Paris, France

Shakespeare and Co is a bookstore that tourists coming to France definitely stop by... Another feature that makes this bookstore different is that there is a well on the ground floor where you can throw coins into it and make a wish.

10. Libreria El Pendulo - Mexico City, Mexico

10. Libreria El Pendulo - Mexico City, Mexico

At Libreria El Pendulo, you can have breakfast, lunch and dinner while reading your book. Libreria El Pendulo is run as a café and bookstore, with live music and stand-up shows occasionally.

Scroll Down for Comments and Reactions
REACT TO THIS CONTENT WITH EMOJI!
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
WHAT ARE ONEDIO MEMBERS SAYING?
Send Comment