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Visit The World’s Most Beautiful Bookstore

Buenos Aires, Argentina - March 2016. The famous bookshop El Ateneo Grand Splendid. It's situated at 1860 Santa Fe Avenue. In 2008 it was placed as the second most beautiful bookshop in the world
El Ateneo is one of the well known bookshops in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
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Welcome to El Ateneo Grand Splendid, a book shop located in the charming Recoleta neighborhood of Buenos Aires, Argentina. Here, you’ll find an impressive collection of literature and DVDs in a grand room that once served as a movie theatre and a performing arts center. Writers at National Geographic call it “the world’s most beautiful bookstore,” and there’s no questioning why. The soft lights, warm textures, and well-preserved interior decorations make it a grand spectacle for anyone who visits. Don’t forget to enjoy a cup of coffee and some pastries in their cafe, located right on center stage!

El Ateneo Grand Splendid
Av. Santa Fe 1860, C1123 CABA, Argentina.
Monday to Thursday 9:00am – 10:00pm
Friday and Saturday 9:00am – 12:00am
Sunday 12:00pm – 10:00pm

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Vivian Wang

Vivian is a travel enthusiast and food connoisseur living in New York City. Her curiosity and passion for languages and culture has taken her across eight countries over the past year. When not working, you can find her meandering in art museums or sampling food at the street markets.

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