Livraria Lello staircase

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Was Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling really inspired by this bookstore? Standing on the velvety ed staircase and gazing out over the gorgeous Livraria Lello, you could well imagine that you’ve arrived at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry.