The queue for Livraria Lello

The queue for Livraria Lello

People queing to see the rather splendidly fantastic interior of Livraria Lello in Porto. The bookshop was made famous through its association with the Harry Potter books.

Years back, J K Rowling worked as an English teacher in Porto. Given the city's abundant quirkiness and charm it is usurping that she drew a certain amount of inspiration for her books from the city.

However, regarding Livraria Lello, I can say the magic is firmly gone...


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