10 Awe-Inspiring Bookstores & Libraries Around the World

For travelers and locals alike, bookstores and libraries provide endless entertainment, space to wander, and a bit of cover when the weather turns bad.

September 6 marks National Read a Book Day, and to inspire your literary adventures, we’ve collected 10 of the world’s most stunning bookstores and libraries featured on Trover. From quirky garden shops to historic and grand collections, you just might discover your new favorite place to crack open a good book.

1. Livraria Lello & Irmão in Porto, Portugal

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10 of the Coolest Libraries Around the World

Here is a list of 10 incredible libraries around the world you’ll want to nerd-out at.

1. Old Library, Trinity College – Dublin, Ireland

Trover photo by Tiffany Lynn

Trover photo by Tiffany Lynn

The Old Library at Trinity College in Dublin is a world famous work of art that attracts a ton tourists to its doors every year. It’s been around since the 16th Century and is the largest library in Ireland with over 6 million volumes contained in its walls. Continue reading