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El Ateneo Grand Splendid Bookstore

The El Ateneo Grand Splendid in Buenos Aires is one of the most spectacular bookstores in the world. Located in the heart of the posh Recoleta bario of the city, the former theater was revamped by architect Fernando Manzone and converted into a shop. Many of incredible architectural details remain, such as the red curtains and the wall sconces. The stage also now hosts a small cafe.

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