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Livraria Cultura

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Address: Avenida Paulista, 2073 | Conjunto Nacional, Sao Paulo, State of Sao Paulo, Brazil
Phone Number: +55 11 3170-4033
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I love bookstores!

A good place to go! 📖📚📙📘📗📕 you can find diferents subjects, have a nice time reading, get aome coffee and find gifts !

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
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Dublin, Irlanda
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Dublin, Irlanda
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47 reviews 47 reviews
25 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

A good place to go! 📖📚📙📘📗📕 you can find diferents subjects, have a nice time reading, get aome coffee and find gifts !

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Lima, Peru
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 NEW

You must go inside even if you dont like to read. They have an amazing variety of books, cds, collections, magazines, games and more stuff. Is has several floors and areas where you can lay down and read books.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

The bookstor was started in 1947 and in 1969 moved to the present location in the Conjunto Nacional. In 2007 the bookstore took over the space of the movie theater nexdoor and became the largest bookstore in Brazil. The curious layout of the store is from the movie theater. The bookstore is now the flaship of 19 stores in Brazilian... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Livraria Cultura (Conjunto Nacional) is huge and beuatiful bookstore in São Paulo. There you can find the book you want. They also have a specialized area for great art books.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

An excellent bookstore, also for books in English - there's a wide variety, and in many different categories. Worth a visit, even if not planning on buying anything. One of the main bookstores of São Paulo.

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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21 reviews 21 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Given that I've never been to all the bookstores in South America, much less all the ones in Sao Paulo, I'm just going to go ahead and declare this the best in South America. Great little English section for the gringos. There's a dragon hanging from the ceiling. On Tuesdays there's free jazz in the theater. That's right- the bookstore... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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26 reviews 26 reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Brilliant store, best selection of books in the country. All the specialities, though can be v pricey. Good for hard to find books on Brazil. Nice cafe and atmosphere. Great for wet days in Sao Paulo

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

This book store is huge and you can find books from all sorts. The books are distributed around 4 floors. The place also has a coffee shop and a theater. Other branches from the same book store can be found in the same building complex. Those book stores are specific for art and geek books. Another one only sells books... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Livraria Cultura is one of my favorite places in the world. Books as far as the eye can see - spread over 6 floors in 2 stores (located across from each other). The majority of the books are (of course) in Portuguese, but Cultura also has a very large collection of English. Spanish, and French titles (a few in German... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

This huge store is not only the best bookstore in the city, but also a very attractive place for tourists. Easy to find books in other languages, DVDs, games, CDs and Vinyl.

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Jardins
Located just below important Paulista Avenue, Jardins is the junction of four smaller neighborhoods: Jardim Paulista, Jardim América, Jardim Europa and Jardim Paulistano. It is an upper-class area, offering a variety of things to do, including shopping, museums and parks. The neighborhood is well known for “Oscar Freire”– the most luxurious street in the city, packed with high-end boutiques. In Jardins you will also find a trendy museum, São Paulo Museum of Image and Sound (MIS), which people often line up for hours to visit. If green space is what you're after, take time to relax at Trianon Park, a refuge in the heart of Paulista Avenue.
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