In Venice, even books - gondola: the original bookshop

• In Venice, even books - gondola: the original bookshop

Floods - a frequent phenomenon in Venice, a city that is in the water. In the winter months, local residents suffer from the fact that the channels "out of the banks", flooded streets and buildings. To minimize the damage in these situations, one of the bookstore came up with an original solution - to place the book in ... gondolas. So as soon as the water comes, paper publications are saved!

In Venice, even books - gondola: the original bookshop

The idea to create such an unusual store came up with Luigi Frizzo (Luigi Frizzo). His efforts in 2004 there was a bookstore, and very soon became not only the Venetians and tourists. In Luigi store you can find books on various topics, there are bestsellers and the latest edition, as well as the old rare books.

In Venice, even books - gondola: the original bookshop

Some publications that are no longer relevant, become part of the decor, not used for its intended purpose (of them made "legs" tables, and this, by the way, do not bother bibliophiles).

In Venice, even books - gondola: the original bookshop

Other tomes and all steel stairs, on which you can go to the nearest channel. Known bookshop Luigi Frizzo also due to the fact that its fire exit is not just on the street, but to the water.

In Venice, even books - gondola: the original bookshop

Many tourists come to this bizarre store not only for shopping, but also just for a tour. Here you can browse books for pleasure, get lost in the King, at first glance, the chaos. In short, it is a special space where bibliophile soul will find their safe haven.

In Venice, even books - gondola: the original bookshop