Livraria Lello, S.A.

Destaque
Photo:
  • Shops
  • Type of shop: Typical and traditional shops, Bookshops,
  • Address: Rua das Carmelitas, 144, 4050-161 Porto
  • Tel.: +351 222002037
  • Website: http://livrarialello.pt
  • Opening hours: Daily: 9:30am-7pm Closed: Jan 1st, Easter Sunday, May 1st, Jun 24th and Dec 25th
  • Cost: Undefined
  • Tags: Accessibilities, Tram
  • FacebookFoursquareLinkedinTwitter
  • Accessible for people with impairments: Physical
  • Wireless internet access: No
  • Languages: Portuguese, Spanish, English, French
  • Payment cards: Multibanco, VISA, American Express, Mastercard
  • A temple to the Letters and Arts of the city and the world. Since 1906, Livraria Lello shares intact the beauty of literature that only good books can keep for successive decades. The bookshop also preserves the beauty that makes it an architectonic and patrimonial icon of the city that is widely recognized internationally. One of the oldest Portuguese bookshops, Livraria Lello is an emblematic place of the city of Porto, a mandatory visit for those who pass by here. Has been named one of the most beautiful bookshops in the world by the world press (acclaimed by Time magazine, CNN, Lonely Planet, The Guardian, among many others). The magic staircase, the stained glass window, the shelves from top to bottom and the leather-covered wooden benches tell a lot of stories of the great names that have passed by it. The interior of Livraria Lello remains faithful to the original, being a space that keeps the memory of the past, but which has always been able to adapt to the present. Livraria Lello is a place of Knowledge and of the Book. It was born to be a bookshop and thus it remained, true to the identity that created it more than 100 years ago. The growing flow of tourists in the city has not alienated her from her true identity: a bookshop that turns tourists into readers, an ambassador of the Portuguese culture and identity. The bookshop has adapted to a new reality, embraced tourism and is today one of the bookshops that sell more books as a street shop.
  • GPS: 41.146789685821, -8.614912033081
  • E-mail: info@livrarialello.pt
  • Nearest Wi-fi/hotspot: Wifi Porto Digital - Jardim de João Chagas , From the south side of Praça Carlos Alberto, Praça dos Leões, Edifício da Reitoria da UP, Praça de Parada Leitão, Jardim de João Chagas (Cordoaria) and Praça de Lisboa
  • Bus: STCP - 1M, STCP - 200, STCP - 201, STCP - 207, STCP - 208, STCP - 300, STCP - 301, STCP - 302, STCP - 303, STCP - 304, STCP - 305, STCP - 3M, STCP - 4M, STCP - 500, STCP - 501, STCP - 507, STCP - 5M, STCP - 600, STCP - 601, STCP - 602, STCP - 703, STCP - 801, STCP - 900, STCP - 901, STCP - 905, STCP - 906, STCP - ZH, STCP - 10M, STCP - 12M, STCP - 13M
  • Tram: STCP - Circular trip Massarelos - Carmo, STCP - Circular trip Carmo - Batalha
  • Sightseeing Tours: City Sightseeing Portugal - Blue Line, Red Line; Yellow bus - Historical Porto, Porto Castles
  • Price: Voucher: 5€ The value of the voucher is deductible in the purchase of books.

Nearby

PortoBay Hotel Teatro PortoBay Hotel Teatro
It is the four-star hotel recently acquired by PortoBay group in Porto. This exclusive themed hotel is located on Rua Sá da Bandeira, in the historic ...
São Domingos by Oporto Tourist Apartments São Domingos by Oporto Tourist Apartments
Apartments
For stays of medium and short duration, these 7 apartments are located in the historical centre, just 500 metres away from the Douro River. This b...
Eurostars Hotel das Artes Eurostars Hotel das Artes
This hotel, surrounded by museums, is located in the Miguel Bombarda art gallery district. It is housed in two buildings: one historic and the other...
Portas do Bolhão Apartments Portas do Bolhão Apartments
Apartments
Facing Porto Bolhão Market, the pet-friendly Portas do Bolhão offers apartments is a 19th-century building classified as a Public Interest Property. E...
O Cão Que Fuma O Cão Que Fuma
Restaurants
A simply furnished restaurant, decorated in a rustic style that offers international and regional cooking in an informal setting.
Zé Bota Zé Bota
Restaurants
A restaurant with rustic décor that provides good, traditional Portuguese cuisine. Service is notably attentive and homely and the fact that it is s...
Aurora - Vinhos e Petiscos Aurora - Vinhos e Petiscos
Restaurants
Aurora is a restaurant offering a concept of wine and tidbits that reinvents typical Portuguese cooking through Chef José Ferreira's know-how and crea...
Camafeu Camafeu
Restaurants
On the first floor of a building located within the historical area of the city centre, Camafeu is a small restaurant that will remind you of your gra...
Radio Sushi Bar Radio Sushi Bar
Bars
Bar located near the building of the old Porto Customs (Alfândega do Porto), offering a rich programme of good music.
Church of S. Nicolau Church of S. Nicolau
Religious venues
This building is hugely representative of Porto's religious architecture of the late seventeenth century. It is also part of a mannerist tendency alt...
Museu das Marionetas do Porto (Porto Puppets Museum) Museu das Marionetas do Porto (Porto Puppets Museum)
Museums and Theme centres
In 2013, the year in which the Teatro de Marionetas do Porto (Porto Puppet Theatre) celebrates its 25th birthday, the opening of the Museu de Marionet...
Encaixados Restaurante Bar&Tapas Encaixados Restaurante Bar&Tapas
Bars
Encaixados Restaurante Bar&Tapas is a restaurant located at the "heart" of the city of Porto where the Portuguese tradition is present in its gastrono...

What's on

Bordados com Poesia
13.04.2019
Livraria Lello and Direção Regional de Cultura do Norte (Regional Northern Culture Directorate) pres...
07.03.2019
Livraria Lello opens The Missing Pieces about books that are treasures. This show features the three...