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Carturesti Carusel

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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Amazing building + lots of English books

This shop is awesome, the building is stunning and massive. Reminds me of waterstones in England a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Hannah P
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Cutest bookshop in world

The most beautiful book shop or one among the most beautiful bookshops in the world. Quiet... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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“old town”(30 reviews)
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Strada Lipscani 55, Bucharest, Romania
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All reviewsbeautiful bookstorebook storeold towncafe upstairsdrink teaenglish booksmusic sectionmodern librarygreat giftsbuy some souvenirstraditional itemsamazing interiorlipscani streetextensive collectionmust visit placecapital cityrainy day
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This shop is awesome, the building is stunning and massive. Reminds me of waterstones in England a lot in terms of the stock but a bit classier. There are loads of English books, an amazing film selection, franchise merchandise and Romanian tourist stuff. Definitely worth...More

Thank Hannah P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The most beautiful book shop or one among the most beautiful bookshops in the world. Quiet facinating architecture with white interiors. The collection is also good with movie CDs memorabilia etc.

Thank chinu55
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Carturesti Carusel library is one of the best places in Bucharest - here you can browse a great book selection, read in one of the comfy reading corners, enjoy a tea or a coffee at the bar, get inspired gifts from a wide selection of...More

Thank Andra C
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

This bookstore has everyting, books, tea, notebooks, albums, comic books, and many more. Is very big has cute decor is made in an old house. At the last floor you can go to the caffe for a good tea and dessert.

1  Thank Andreea I
Reviewed 22 July 2018

This is a gorgeous store in the heart of Bucharest's Old Town. It was recommended to us while on a walking tour and we spent a good two hours here just browsing the books and sitting in the cafe trying different fancy teas...and enjoying the...More

1  Thank serena778
Reviewed 10 July 2018

The interior on itself is like a fairy tale, transports you to a different era and of course you will find over 10.000 different titles. The place is simply amazing!

1  Thank Elena T
Reviewed 5 July 2018

I totally fell in love with this bookstore - it had a very wide range of books even in foreign languages! It's also a good place to buy some souvenirs more creative than just a magnet. A lovely cafe on the last storey. I had...More

Thank Karolina Z
Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

This beautiful bookshop, Carturesti Carusel (“Carousel of Light”) opened in 2016 in the heart of the Old Town of Bucharest. Designed by Square One, the bookstore is located inside a beautifully restored 19th century building and is not just a bookshop but a cafe, workspace...More

Thank Ian C
Reviewed 23 June 2018

Definitely my favourite Carturesti location. The hourly program is very convenient. Lots of stores close early, but not this one. This book store has an amazing variety and selection of books. You can find cute and affordable stationary products. The mugs from here are my...More

Thank simtrain
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

Incredible to look at as well, there is a wide selection of not only books, but comics, music and a cafe, recommend a visit

Thank James K
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