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Livraria Ferin

Rua Nova do Almada 70-74, Lisbon 1249-098, Portugal
+351 21 342 4422
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Wonderful bookshop a quiet haven in Central Lisbon

We came across this bookshop by chance and what a find.it is beautiful, the sort of place that has... read more

Reviewed 3 April 2017
goldenplover1
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london uk
Charming historical bookshop

I enjoyed this charming historical bookshop,the books were special and so the decor.near shopping... read more

Reviewed 13 February 2016
bas k
,
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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ferin is one of the oldest bookshops in Lisbon, Portugal. In the old centre of the city, chiado, Ferin is very well known by it's titles on history and philosophy and a wide variety of portuguese, french and english books. this bookshop was founded back in 1840 by a belgian family that still owns the business. the bookshop is beautiful and it has two floors, the 1st floor - were you can look at some wonderful and not so easy to find books, some of them hand-binded; the ground floor is a beautiful exhibition place that has a intense program of open conferences, book presentations and even film and music presentations. come and visit us!
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  • Very good36%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
2 Apr 2017
“Wonderful bookshop a quiet haven in Central Lisbon”
13 Feb 2016
“Charming historical bookshop”
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Rua Nova do Almada 70-74, Lisbon 1249-098, Portugal
Baixa, Rossio & Restauradores
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+351 21 342 4422
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Reviewed 3 April 2017

We came across this bookshop by chance and what a find.it is beautiful, the sort of place that has completely disappeared in Britain. They have a good selection of books in English and a very helpful assistant who can speak good English. Downstairs in what...More

Thank goldenplover1
Reviewed 13 February 2016

I enjoyed this charming historical bookshop,the books were special and so the decor.near shopping area Chiado.

Thank bas k
Reviewed 7 January 2016

This is a lovely old fashioned (in the best of senses) bookshop. The atmosphere, the display, the service, the titles - all splendid! It never disappoints, there is always one book (more likely several) which you cannot leave without... this is my experience!

Thank Reinhards1
Reviewed 4 July 2015

I love exploring book shops, and this one didn't disappoint. Nice place to look around. and relax. I bought some hand painted postcards from here. Worth checking out.

Thank Mehr Q
Reviewed 3 March 2015 via mobile

No words to describe this place...charming! Take your take breathing the taste of the paper and the years passed through this place.

1  Thank I L
Reviewed 10 November 2014

This beautiful and quite large library offers a big number of books in Portuguese but also in English, and from what I've seen French and Spanish, but I bet there are also other languages here. It's a wonderful atmosphere and the staff is very helpful!...More

3  Thank dryadofthewoods
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Baixa, Rossio & Restauradores
A pending candidate to become a World Heritage Site,
Lisbon's downtown (the "Baixa Pombalina", or simply
"Baixa") is a perfect example of anti-earthquake
construction, having been rebuilt following the 1755
earthquake by the famous Marquês de Pombal (hence its
name). Its offer is vast: restaurants and cafes in
Rossio and Restauradores, outlets and shops in the
Áurea, Augusta, Prata and other famous streets, the
...More
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