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Selexyz Dominicanen Bookstore

Selexyz Dominicanen Bookstore
Maastricht, the Netherlands is home to the Selexyz Dominicanen Bookstore. This breathtaking bookstore is housed in a renovated Dominican church dating back to 1294. The infusion of old and new was brilliantly executed by architectural firm Merkx + Girod who managed to highlight the grandeur of the original church and preserve it’s majestic atmosphere by positioning a colossal walk-in steel bookcase asymmetrically in the church. The upper level of the bookcase allows one to experience the church from a new perspective and have a close-up view of the historical murals. A treasure worth uncovering if you ever find yourself in the Netherlands. Plus, how awesome is that door!?

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  1. Used to live in Maastricht. Loved this bookstore. Thanks for bringing back great memories.

    1. I'm glad it brought back some good memories!:) I loved my trip to Maastricht, it is such a beautiful city!