15 of the World’s Biggest and Most Beautiful Bookstores

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As avid readers (and occasional book snobs), you can guarantee we’ve explored all the libraries and bookshops within a 20-mile radius of our homes and workplaces. To get us out of our literary rut, we’re on the hunt for new reader-friendly places to put on our wanderlust list. We’ve already stolen some vacation ideas from our favorite books and checked out a few of the coolest libraries in the US, so now we’re pooling our vacation days to explore some of the world’s biggest and most beautiful bookstores. With locations ranging from beautiful Portugal to fast-paced New York City, here are 15 stunning bookstores that every bibliophile should visit at least once in their life.

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