Beautiful bookstores of the world

The Livraria Lello in Porto, Portugal

I love bookstores.  For me visiting places like these would be the next best thing to heaven.

Buenos Aires's Librena El Ateneo Grand Splendid

Boekhandel Selexyz Dominicanen in Maastricht, the Netherlands

This bookstore was originally a Dominican church at a time when the Roman Catholic Church was the custodian of learning.

The Bookabar Bookshop in Rome, Italy

Click on The 20 Most Beautiful Bookstores in the World for more beautiful pictures from Flavorwire.

Click on Reader’s Choice: 20 More Beautiful Bookstores From Around the World for even more beautiful pictures from Flavorwire.  [Added 3/3/12]

Click on The world’s most inspiring bookstores for a slide show.

Hat tip to The Little Design Stall.

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One Response to “Beautiful bookstores of the world”

  1. feistyredhair Says:

    I’m absolutely crazy about bookstores. I’m writing a post about one right now, which is what led me to you!


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