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The interior on itself is like a fairy tale, transports you to a different era and of course you... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Elena T
A bookworm's dream...

I totally fell in love with this bookstore - it had a very wide range of books even in foreign... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Karolina Z
Gdynia, Poland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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!

Thank Elena T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 16 May 2018

We were amazed that this library even opens on a Sunday evening (until about 10pm). In this library you not only find books but also souvenirs and gadgets. Worth a visit.

Thank Dino W
Reviewed 6 May 2018

Almost all the travel blogs on bucharest refer to this bookshop, so we dropped in for a look, and weren't disappointed. The interior is quite open and airy with old world charm. The walls are covered in books all sorts, to keep the most avid...More

1  Thank JnVSydney
Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

Locate in the old Town of Bucharest is the magnificent and with the best viraity of books, CDs, vinyls, paintings and many Many other accessories on 4 floors and basement. The restaurant on the upper floor gives you grate environment and healthy refreshments. Must visit...More

Thank belsonkobi
Reviewed 12 April 2018

And it's in a beautiful old Bucharest house with a nice garden in the back.Its a bookstore, gallery, and gift shop. Looking to take something interesting and possibly artsy from Romania? This is your place to look

Thank Chinapjs
Reviewed 8 April 2018

This is one of the nicest bookshops we visited in Europe. NIce place to have a snack on the second floor.

Thank stevenenhilde
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