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Porto and the North Shopping

Livraria Lello e Irmão

Updated 11/07/2013

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This is one of the most special and important bookshops in Portugal. It opened in 1906, and shelters more than 60,000 books. But it's most famous for its neo-Gothic design and two-story interior with intricate wood-carved details—locals maintain that all this helped inspire J.K. Rowling, who dreamed up Harry Potter while living in Porto.

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Address:

Rua das Carmelitas 144, Oporto, 4050-161, Portugal

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Phone:

22-200–2880

Updated 11/07/2013

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