There are some places that are just special and bookstores quite often fall into that category. It’s the place where most of us can spend hours perusing the stacks and that goes double if there are plenty of wonderful corners to sit and read in. The following bookstores on this list do that and more, creating breathtaking spaces that capture the essence of creative design and charming decor. Have a look at 6 of the most beautiful bookstores in the world.

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6) Kitab Khana in Mumbai, India

This bookstore in the Fort neighborhood of Mumbai is owned by a husband and wife team and is renowned for being one the most beautiful shops in the whole city.

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The building in which the store resides is 150-years-old and the store has been appointed to “feel like a living room, where people can read a book and have a cup of coffee.”

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5) CafebrerĂ­a El PĂ©ndulo in Mexico City, Mexico

This cafe and bookstore chain in Mexico City is so modern yet timeless. All of their branches have that feel, which puts them in a class alone.

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Shown here are shots from two of their locations in Mexico City, although you can take a virtual tour of all of their locations on their site.

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