Do you know which is the oldest bookstore in the world?
29 of April of 2021
Birthplace of great poets such as Luís de Camões, Fernando Pessoa and José Saramago, it is impossible to talk about Portugal and not mention literature. Portugal is home to the oldest bookstore in the world, even recognized by the Guinness Book of Records. Located in Lisbon, at Rua Garrett, Chiado neighborhood, Bertrand was born in 1732. It went through an earthquake and rebuilt itself. It hosted the political discussions of writers such as Alexandre Herculano and Eça de Queirós.