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Lonely Planet classified this bookshop as the third best bookshop in the world, Livraria Lello & Irmão in Porto, Portugal (by Ricardo Bevilaqua).

Beautiful Libraries and Bookshops...Lello Bookstore, Porto, Portugal, photo by Benito Juncal, benitojuncal via Flickr.

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Literary Tourism: Portugal Lello Bookstore, Porto, Portugal

Bookshelves in Livraria Lello, a bookstore near Praça dos Leões in Porto, Portugal. From the website: "Opened in 1906, Livraria Lello is one of the most beautiful bookstores in Porto and the world. It is the flagship store for one of the most important Portuguese publishing houses. Co-owner Antero Braga is usually around, knows the Portuguese book market in and out, and will be glad to help you find exactly what you want even when you don’t have a clue about what that may be."

Livraria Lello & Irmão is a bookstore located in central Porto, Portugal. It is one of the oldest book stores in Portugal. It has stained glass windows, carved wood book shelves, an amazing stairway, glass-enclosed bookshelves arched at the top, and Art Deco facade and interior on two levels. It’s among the most beautiful bookstores in the world. (Photos by Michael Huniewicz)

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The Lello & Irmao Bookstore in Portugal:

about the most gorgeous book store I've ever seen...used by JK Rowling(frequent client) as a model for the Hogworts library in the Harry Potter movies...architecture is unbelievable...check it out for yourself