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Librairie Galignani

224 rue de Rivoli, 75001 Paris, France
+33 1 42 60 76 07
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Beautiful books

Wonderful selection, unique titles not found in lots of other shops. Very sweet children's book... read more

Reviewed April 18, 2018
Anna S
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Lucerne
via mobile
Excellent bookshop with good English section

Galignani is an excellent bookshop on the rue de Rivoli in central Paris. It specialises in art... read more

Reviewed January 28, 2018
GF_Gavin
,
Leigh-on Sea, United Kingdom
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Jan 28, 2018
“Excellent bookshop with good English section”
Jun 8, 2017
“Great Cookbook Department”
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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224 rue de Rivoli, 75001 Paris, France
Louvre / Palais-Royal
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+33 1 42 60 76 07
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Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

Wonderful selection, unique titles not found in lots of other shops. Very sweet children's book corner... But the staff is quite cold and not very helpful.

Thank Anna S
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Reviewed 28 January 2018

Galignani is an excellent bookshop on the rue de Rivoli in central Paris. It specialises in art books, but is well known for having an extensive section of English books. Finding myself in Paris recently with no book to read, I headed for Galignani and...More

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Reviewed 25 October 2017

This used to be one of my favorite bookshops every time I was in Paris.. Bought a lot of books here in the past . But recently it isn't anymore. Last weekend staff was so unhelpfull when I was looking for a book. He didn't...More

Thank Andrew V
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Reviewed 9 June 2017

You can't be in Paris and not be inspired to think about cooking this fabulous food when you get back home. I never made it past the cookbooks. My husband had to drag me out of this store. I left with only one small cookbook,...More

Thank Jan L
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Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

There are two English book shops in Paris that you have to visit: Abbeys and Galignani. Where Abbeys in the Latin Quarter is small and romantic with books stacked to the floor and with used books in the basement, Galignani is the opposite. Librairie Galignani...More

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Reviewed 18 September 2016

Galignani is an institution for English-speaking readers in Paris. A quaint bookstore with English, French, and Art books selections, the store stocks a wide selection of titles in many different areas, especially history, economics and others. Staff is helpful.

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Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

We came across this bookstore after visiting the Louvre. There are many books in English and French. Prices were exorbitant. Not. Place I would buy anything.

Thank corsha1
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Nearby
Louvre / Palais-Royal
From the majestic Louvre to the regal Palais-Royal,
this neighborhood oozes luxury. The grand arches along
Rue de Rivoli are shadowed by mosaics in front of
decorated vitrines and hotels. Place Vendôme is lined
with the world’s best jewelers and their glittering
window displays. Every other establishment has someone
to open the door for you or park your car. You can
spend hours gazing at its haute couture shops or
...More
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