Coolest Department Stores Around The Globe

by Georgia Bobley · January 30, 2012

In department stores across the world, shoppers race up and down escalators with one mission: buy what they need and get out. But there’s a different breed of department stores where art galleries, libraries, and ATMs that dispense actual gold are the focus—and not poorly stocked shoe sections or pushy salespeople. Here are five department stores with features so awesome that shopping is just an after-thought.

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