10 of the most beautiful bookstores in the world

Shakespeare & Company, Paris, France

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Selexyz Bookstore, Maastricht, Holland

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Librería El Ateneo Grand Splendid, Buenos Aires, Argentina

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Livraria da Vila, Sao Paulo, Brazil

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Cook & Book, Brussels, Belgium

There’s really nothing like getting lost in a bookstore for hours on end. Especially when they’re this gorgeous.

5 more beautiful bookstores after the jump!

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Corso Como Bookshop, Milan, Italy

Plural Bookshop, Bratislava, Slovakia

The Last Bookstore, Los Angeles, CA

The Bookàbar Bookshop, Rome, Italy

The American Book Center, Amsterdam, the Netherlands

And 10 more here!

Source and photos: flavorwire

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  1. Why would you just literally copy/paste another article? Is it so hard to provide original content? At least you gave it a reference, that's a start, I guess.

  2. HI! Im from Buenos Aires, and I work in an office just across the street of the boockstore you posted! Come to Argentina and visit it in person! lol


  3. I dont know Livraria da Vila in São Paulo! Onnnw *–* so beautiful, I go to the São Paulo see this ^^

    Brazilian kiss
    Jessica Wilhelm

  4. I need to add another to the list, R.J.Julia Booksellers in Madison, CT. A very special place indeed, the heart and soul of our community.

  5. If you're in London you should check Daunt Books on Marylebone High Street – truly amazing to get lost in. Also, Galignani in Paris, in front of the Tuileries.

  6. I want my ashes placed in a container built in the shape of a book put on a shelf behind locked glass doors in any one of these havens of knowledge so I can spend eternity absorbing the wisdom of mankind.

  7. If I don’t show up for work for the next three days, come looking for me. I’ll be lost in a book somewhere is……………………..

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