This majestic converted movie palace uses theatre boxes for reading rooms and draws thousands of tourists every year. Librería El Ateneo Grand Splendid, Buenos Aires, Argentina - from the 20 Most Beautiful Bookstores according to Flavorwire

theatre converted to book store

A theater turned bookshop. also considered heaven on earth! The former Grand Splendid Theatre in Buenos Aires, now the El Ateneo Grand Splendid bookstore

The Oxford Union Library: | The 30 Best Places To Be If You Love Books

lalibrairie: The Oxford Union Library, Oxford, United Kingdom On the walls are Pre-Raphaelites murals, painted by Dante Gabriel Rossetti, William Morris and Edward Burne-Jones. It also has a unique clerestory (Wikipedia will tell you all about it here).

Library at the Château de Chantilly.

Library at the Château de Chantilly.

Café Pushkin, Moscu omg must go to this Beuatiful place

Cafe Pushkin, Moscow “The hall is opened from 12 o’clock till 24 o’clock Traditional Russian cuisine with French cuisine elements. Every evening (except Monday) performance of a duet of musicians (a h…

Edinburgh Library, Edinburgh, Scotland... How did I not check this out when I was there?

Can never get enough warmth of wood, books, and lighting. some comfy leather chairs. Oh my favorite place! The Library Edinburgh Library, Edinburgh, Scotland

16 Bookstores You Have To See Before You Die - BuzzFeed Mobile

16 Bookstores You Have To See Before You Die

El Ateneo bookstore / Buenos Aires Argentina This bookstore, one of the biggest of Argentina (if not whole southamerica), is located inside a theater called Grand Splendid on Santa Fé Ave. This theater was bought by Grupo IHLSA (the owner of El Ateneo).

Collegamento permanente dell'immagine integrata

An arch made of books forms the entryway into the bookshop Le Bal des Ardents in Lyon, France -- Impractical?

Trinity College Library Dublin Ireland | Content in a Cottage

The Old Library at Trinity College, Dublin Ireland (the photographer mis-identified the location as Temple College). WHAT A WONDERFUL PLACE! Book of Kells is here as well.

Cafebreria El Pendulo, Mexico City, Mexico - my favourite bookshop in the world

The 20 Most Beautiful Bookstores in the World

Mexico City - For those who like their green spaces (and coffee shops) to invade their bookstores. Cafebreria El Pendulo, Mexico City, Mexico [photos via]

The Trinity Library, Dublin, Ireland.  I love libraries and this was the ultimate library to visit.

Trinity College Library (the 'Long Room'), Dublin. There has been a library at the College ever since it was founded (in but the Long Room was not begun until Completed in it is the largest library in Ireland, containing books.

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49 Breathtaking Libraries From All Over The World

Joe & Rika Mansueto Library at the University of Chicago — Chicago, Ill. 49 Breathtaking Libraries From All Over The World

Mang Abbey Library, Füssen, Bavaria, Germany ~ Photo by ralfh. Like the library from beauty and the beast.

Library of Coimbra University, Coimbra, Portugal... I'm changing my trip just so I can see this place

Biblioteca Joanina, Universidade de Coimbra, Portugal / The Joanina Library, University of Coimbra, Portugal