Lello & Irmao in Porto, Portugal. The Top 10 Most Beautiful Bookstores in the World. It opened in 1906 and features stunning Art Deco woodwork, a stained glass ceiling, and ornate shelving with a dramatic staircase up the center of the store.
I want to sit here someday! Square Gabriel-Pierné A bench of books. This little pocket of a park just behind Institut de France was named for Henri Gabriel-Pierné, a French composer, conductor, and organist who died in Square Gabriel-Pierné, Paris VI