Wonderful and typical ornamentation of ancient houses of centuries XIX and XX in certain areas of the city of Mexico. The image is of one located in Polanco. Today, most of these buildings function as shops or restaurants.
Lello & Irmao in Porto, Portugal. The Top 10 Most Beautiful Bookstores in the World. It opened in 1906 and features stunning Art Deco woodwork, a stained glass ceiling, and ornate shelving with a dramatic staircase up the center of the store.
Trinity College Library (the 'Long Room'), Dublin. There has been a library at the College ever since it was founded (in but the Long Room was not begun until Completed in it is the largest library in Ireland, containing books.
Travel Inspiration for Portugal - Livraria Lello & Irmão, also known as Livraria Chardron or simply Livraria Lello (Lello Bookstore). Along with Bertrand in Lisbon, it is one of the oldest bookstores in Portugal ✉ Rua das Carmelitas ✆ 222 002 037