TIL – The Selexyz Bookstore (Polare)

On today’s episode of TIL, I found out about another renovated church turned bookstore. This trend seems to be popping up all over the place lately (or at least I’m hearing a lot more about it, anyway…)

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Located in Maastricht, Holland, the then-Selexyz Bookstore has more recently become known as simply Boekhandel Dominicanen (or Polare Maastricht). It is, hands-down, one of the most beautiful bookstores in the world.

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Of truly Gothic design, this cathedral turned bookstore opened its door to the public in 2007, and has to this day delighted the world and fascinated book lovers everywhere.

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