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Libreria Puro Verso

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Magnificent architecture!

This building used to be a hardstore, now it is a nice bookstore with a cafe on the 2nd floor. Take... read more

Reviewed 4 February 2019
Montevideo, Uruguay
Fabulous bookshop with cafe/restaurant

This shop was on our "Must see" list and we were not disappointed. The interior is fabulous. We... read more

Reviewed 20 January 2019
Joanna C
Santiago, Chile
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Reviewed 4 February 2019

This building used to be a hardstore, now it is a nice bookstore with a cafe on the 2nd floor. Take the time to see the internal decor, floor and the original elevator! The vitraux and stairs are masterpieces. Enjoy!

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 20 January 2019

This shop was on our "Must see" list and we were not disappointed. The interior is fabulous. We had lunch here just to enjoy the surroundings. Food was OK but not outstanding; service friendly and prompt. The quality of the food did not warrant its...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Joanna C
Reviewed 19 January 2019

Visited the aesthetically beautiful Libreria Puro Verso on Sarandi street this afternoon. I enjoyed the second floor reading section today and felt a great sense of calm, peace and reflection as the background music played softly in the background and I browsed a book on...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 14 January 2019 via mobile

Nice selection of books but the place itself is worth a visit. The architecture of the building uses the Art Deco style and dates back to early 20th century

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank rodsimas
Reviewed 13 November 2018

You will find amaizing local and international books, with luxury covers. You can also buy CDs and have a delicious coffee in the upper lever.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank deyitadiaz
Reviewed 11 November 2018

Our search for English books came up dry in La Paz and Santiago but here we succeeded! Right near the Plaza Independencia and Theatre Solis, a couple of must sees as well. Mezzanine provides views across the floors. Include this book store in my list...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank D J
Reviewed 12 July 2018

Located in a very nice building, it pays off just the visit of the library inside Only a few things to eat is the offer but it is so nice to be there

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Amienso
Reviewed 8 March 2018

This beautiful bookstore is place in a fantastic building which was formerly an optician's store, as well as the Optic Institute of Montevideo. It is a neoclassic building with touchs of Art Nouveau. You can find several beatiful details, like the grand stairs, the curved...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank 52fernandop
Reviewed 4 March 2018

If you are book lover or not you must passing by a typical book store, it;s also have and amazing collection of photography books.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank federacchi
Reviewed 24 February 2018

If you lived El Ateneo Grand Splendid in BA, you like this one. Smaller but a beautiful room with stained glass and a grand staircase. It's also not a chain bookstore and you'll find all sort of interesting art and socialist books. If you can...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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