Love Reading? Bookmark These 8 Most Unique Bookstores In The World

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1. Livraria Lello, Porto, Portugal

Known for its Gothic charm and iconic red staircase, Livraria Lello in Porto, Portugal, is a magical haven that inspired the world of Harry Potter.

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2. El Pendulo, Mexico City, Mexico

With lush greenery, a winding staircase, and a café nestled among the trees, El Pendulo in Mexico City offers a dreamlike escape for book lovers.

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3. Libreria Acqua Alta, Venice, Italy

Featuring bathtubs and gondolas as bookshelves and inhabited by friendly cats, Libreria Acqua Alta in Venice is a whimsical paradise along the Venetian canals.

4. The Last Bookstore, Los Angeles, United States

Los Angeles' The Last Bookstore boasts gravity-defying shelves and a fairytale-like tunnel of books, making it a must-visit for literary adventurers.

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5. Strand Bookstore, New York, United States

With "18 miles of books" and a rich history as Manhattan's last standing bookstore from Book Row, The Strand in New York, United States, offers a treasure trove of literary delights.

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6. Bart’s Books, Ojai, United States

Bart’s Books in Ojai stands as the world's largest outdoor bookstore, inviting patrons to browse among its maze of shelves under the California sun.

7. Book and Bed, Tokyo, Japan

Book and Bed in Tokyo lets guests sleep surrounded by over 5,000 titles, fulfilling the dreams of bibliophiles in a cosy hostel setting.

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8. Barter Books, Alnwick, United Kingdom

Housed in a refurbished train station and featuring miniature trains, open fires, and a unique bartering system, Barter Books in Alnwick, United Kingdom, offers a blend of history and literature unlike any other.

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In each of these unique bookstores, literature comes alive in extraordinary ways.