World's Coolest Bookstores

Seeker Editors

For a rainy day hideaway and buying new reading material or simply a place to unwind after exploring a new city, discovering a new bookstore is like finding treasure. We love visiting unique book stores during our travels and have selected some of the coolest bookstores on the planet, known for their atmosphere, tasty treats, and impeccable selection of books to get lost in. Enjoy this list of the absolute coolest bookstores in the world, from book-themed hotels to historical landmarks.

El Péndulo, Scarthin Books, Secret Headquarters, Book and bed Tokyo Shinsaibashi, City Lights Booksellers & Publishers, London - Hatchards - Piccadilly, Sefer Ve Sefel, Barter Books, Bart's Books, Politics and Prose Bookstore, Strand Book Store, Books & Books, The Bookworm, Livraria da Vila, Ler Devagar, The Last Bookstore, BookCourt, Cafebrería El Péndulo, Mysterious Book Shop, Cook & Book