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Shakespeare and Company Bookstore

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Address: 37 rue de la Bucherie | Latin Quarter, 75005 Paris, France
Phone Number: 33 1 43 25 40 93
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Famous bookstore located across from Notre Dame features several floors of...

Famous bookstore located across from Notre Dame features several floors of books and Paris literary history.

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A well known Bookstore

It is very near Notre Dame so just drop by and see. My daughter bought a book here and it is stamp with the name of the Bookstore, which I think makes it more valuable..Nice cafes... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

It is very near Notre Dame so just drop by and see. My daughter bought a book here and it is stamp with the name of the Bookstore, which I think makes it more valuable..Nice cafes and eateries nearby if you have time.

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Tehran, Iran
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

It is a must to see place in Paris, specially for the ones who watched "Before Sunset" and "Midnight in Paris" movies. :)

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Pikesville, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It's like stepping back in time. I actually bought 3 books and I'm a Kindle person. You kind of expect Fitzgerald to be around the corner.

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Troy, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Certainly stop by this famous bookstore. There's a nice selection of English books, lots of English speakers and it's a cute warren of little rooms. They welcome browsers, and they offer to stamp your purchase with their ink stamp, which tickled the people for whom I bought gifts. Don't miss it. While it won't change your world, it is a... More 

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Aurora, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Went by this when we were on a walking tour. It is an entirely English Books inventory. New and used. And, has a little bistro attached.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A little British haven of wonderful literary history next to Notre Dame. English language bookshop famous for its' literary customers in the past.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

a very interesting bookshop which should not be missed if possible. Set ina great location near the Seine.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This place has been featured in publications and movies. there are many visitors. Go upstairs to the window facing Notre Dame and have someone outside take your photo

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I loved this bookstore. It has lots of nooks and crannies and is filled with both rare and regular books. The staff are helpful and welcoming. Nice added touches for your purchases - stamp in the book, bookmark, etc.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I finally got here and was not disappointed. What a great shop: fabulous range of books across all genres, helpful staff, perfect location, and not the tourist trap I was worried I might find. Far from it. This is an excellent book shop.

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