Friday, July 13, 2012

The 20 Most Beautiful Bookstores in the World

Flavorwire has posted a list of the 20 Most Beautiful Bookstores in the World--and are they ever spectacular!

While a visit to some of these bookstores requires a trip out of town--or out of the country--the pictures are definitely a sight to see.

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Bookworm Bookstore, Beijing, China. Image from Flavorwire.
Their list of the 20 most beautiful bookstores in the world includes:
  1. Selexyz Bookstore, Maastricht, Holland
  2. The Bookàbar Bookshop, Rome, Italy
  3. Plural Bookshop, Bratislava, Slovakia
  4. Livraria Lello, Porto, Portugal
  5. Cook & Book, Brussels, Belgium
  6. Bookworm, Beijing, China
  7. Librería El Ateneo Grand Splendid, Buenos Aires, Argentina
  8. Poplar Kid’s Republic, Beijing, China
  9. Livraria da Vila, Sao Paulo, Brazil
  10. Cafebreria El Pendulo, Mexico City, Mexico
  11. Shakespeare & Company, Paris, France
  12. The Last Bookstore, Los Angeles, CA
  13. Atlantis Books, Santorini, Greece
  14. Bart’s Books, Ojai, California
  15. Corso Como Bookshop, Milan, Italy
  16. Barter Books, Alnwick, UK
  17. The American Book Center, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
  18. VVG Something, Taipei, Taiwan
  19. Ler Devagar, Lisbon, Portugal
  20. Daikanyama T-Site, Tokyo, Japan
Head on over to Flavorwire to peruse the fabulous photos and read why each bookstore was chosen.

Have you been to any of these bookstores? What do you think is the most beautiful bookstore in the world?

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