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I love books and I love bookstores. This was different than anything I'd seen before. Books in a gondola, books in wheelbarrows, books everywhere. It has narrow aisles and gets quite crowded, but it's worth a visit. Look for the bookstore cats.
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One of the more special and unusual bookstores I've seen. Some of the books are on shelves, some are stored in a large gondola in the middle of the store. The back yard has a "wall" made of old encyclopedias, and there are other curiosities and small gifts. Nice selection of
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Beautiful place with interesting history. Buy some postcard or magnet here or leave donation for cat food in the box at the back of the shop just by the famous "book steps"
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A bibliophile's dream come true! The name translates into "high water bookcase", and that's an accurate name as the area does flood on semi-regular occasions. While we were shopping around, there was video playing on a TV showing about 2 1/2 feet of water in the bookstore.
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Sell worth finding where this store hides in Venice. It has so many things to look at and discover through out the tiny books and crannies. To sit at the back door and see gondolas float past is magnificent and don’t forget to climb the stairs made of books.
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Grand Canal. More than half of Castello is situated
within Arsenale, the naval base, which occupies over
one-fifth the area of Venice. This gentrified maritime
neighborhood feels busy but casual. Castello’s side
streets are laid back, with small boats lining canals
criss-crossed by laundry. Semiannual exhibitions add a
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