The Most Beautiful Bookshop in the World

inside view of most beautiful bookshop in the world

bookshop in old church

beautiful ceiling in bookshop

inside view of most beautiful bookshop in the world

According to the Guardian, the Selexys Dominican in Maastricht is the most beautiful bookshop in the world. Located in a former Dominican church, the shop was designed by Dutch architects Merckx + Girod. For their design they received the prestigious Lensvelt de Architect Interior Prize 2007.

The bookshop has a wide range of popular books and books for professionals. It also holds the largest stock of books in English in Maastricht. Besides books it's possible to enjoy a coffee or lunch at the bookshop’s Coffeelovers café.

Jurgen Huibers
Jurgen Huibers

We are a family of 5 from Belgium. We love travelling and discovering new places in Europe. I hope we can inspire you for your holiday in Europe. Have a look at our destinations so far and feel free to ask any additional info of the places we visited.


Anonymous said...

Fantastic environment for some spiritual reading!

Trotter said...

Hi Juka! In such an environment, it must be... ;) But if you have a look at Livraria Lello in Porto (#3), you'll find it also lovely...

Blogtrotter Two is leaving the Côte d’Azur 2010; but it has a beautiful spot for you... Enjoy and have a wonderful Sunday and week ahead!!