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Carturesti Carusel

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Very and very nice place. For any kind of geeks and fans of any universes (Marvel, DC, Star Wars... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sofia, Bulgaria
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Very impressive!

It's a very impressive library/book shop. Worth coming in even you're not buying just to see the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Limerick, Ireland
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Strada Lipscani 55, Bucharest, Romania
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All reviews book store beautiful bookstore english books old town cafe upstairs drink tea music section modern library selection of teas interior architecture century building great gifts buy some souvenirs traditional items amazing interior lipscani street fairy tale
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very and very nice place. For any kind of geeks and fans of any universes (Marvel, DC, Star Wars, Netflix series etc.) 2 floors of books and 2 floors of gifts, souvenirs and really nice solutions for making our own house the coziest place ever.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Uristas
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's a very impressive library/book shop. Worth coming in even you're not buying just to see the multilevel interior!

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank stormwave_audio
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This beautiful book store is located in the heart of Bucharest and surrounded by streets filled with many restaurants, coffee shops , shops , hotels and hostels. It’s interior juxtapose a modern and beautifully restored 19th century building.

Date of experience: November 2018
8  Thank dotzsoh
Reviewed November 8, 2018

Beautiful building (especially the interior architecture). A quiet spot in the heart of Bucharest's old town not only for bookworms. There is also a nice cafe at the top floor. Worth a visit also for those who are not interested to buy a book.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank theokon8
Reviewed November 6, 2018

When you first enter, you are hit by the incredible luminosity of the place and the great architecture. The place is aptly named Carousel, as you go up (or down) the stairs and discover new things to check out, from books to manga, figurines and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank Flavia T
Reviewed November 3, 2018 via mobile

Carturestu Carusel is the most beautiful and magical store I have ever seen. It is all white, very clean, they have white lights, and the staff is super nice. They sell books, but also board games, CDs, DVDs, records, tea cups and tea pots, they...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 31, 2018

I order my book Psihologia educatiei pe tot parcursul vietii in Felicity Bucharest 12:20 noon by 5:30 I got it I was very happy the way it look my book

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Go327338
Reviewed October 30, 2018

very nice friendly place w/ nice staff. lots of books, English too as well as a café, pens, etc. elevator and ramp available

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank martinigal25
Reviewed October 16, 2018

This is probably my favourite bookstore ever. It is really beautiful and I seem to spend hours in here whenever I am in Bucharest. They have a wide selection of books both in Romanian and English, classics, and lovely souvenirs to gift such as beautiful...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank somatchatolove
Reviewed October 11, 2018

This is located in the Old Town just down from H&M dept store. You can see the ornateness from the street. We walked in and were taken by the large staircase and then looked up to see more staircases and rows upon rows of books....More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Ellie A
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No, it is free to enter