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5176 Castello, Calle Longa Santa Maria Formosa, Venice 30122, Italy | +39 041.2960841
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Shop Type
Books or music
Features
Great design, Historic, Eclectic
Neighborhood
Castello

There's a reason why non-Italian speakers flock to this second-hand bookshop—owner Luigi Frizzo might not be exaggerating when he calls it the most beautiful in the world. Tens of thousands of books are piled higgledy-piggledy on shelves, surfaces, and even in a gondola (the back of the shop opens directly onto a canal). A small army of cats helps man the tills.

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There's a reason why non-Italian speakers flock to this second-hand bookshop—owner Luigi Frizzo might not be exaggerating when he calls it the most beautiful in the world. Tens of thousands of books are piled higgledy-piggledy on shelves, surfaces, and even in a gondola (the back of the shop opens directly onto a canal). A small army of cats helps man the tills.