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There's something irresistible about a classical music shop, and we've found some of the most stunning from around the world.
A beautiful view of the Violin Shop in Tampa, Florida store.
The beautiful Steinway Hall of Fame in London with surely as many grand pianos as it is possible to fit into one room.
This gorgeous shop in Boiling Springs, Pennsylvania opened in 1960, and has been tempting string players every since.
Another photo from the beautiful Violin Shop in Tampa, Florida. Sit in a leather chair and soak up the ambience of rows and rows of stunning stringed instruments. We could be left in there all day
This stunning Parisian luthier's shop is nestled in the Galerie Vivienne.
A rustic affair in Sibiu, a city in Transylvania, Romania. Photo: Cinty Ionescu, Flickr
The unrivalled pianophile destination. Surely it's worth the trip for the chandelier alone.
Polished floors, chic curved ceiling, and elegant Steinway to boot. This one's a stunner
Tucked away within the fortified walls of Essaouira, Morocco, you can find everything you'd need for that late-night jam session. Photo: archangeldeb, Flickr
It's one of the finest stores in the Midlands, and that elegant stairway gives Moseley Violins in Birmingham that something extra.
An Iraqi vendor arranges the display of violins at a music shop in Baghdad on October 7, 2012. Photo: Ahmad Al-Rubaye/AFP/Getty
Not technically a shop, but this striking photo of violins on a production line was taken in Cremona, home of the legendary luthier Antonio Stradivari. Credit: AP Photo
Egyptian musician Abdul Rahman Marco, tunes a violin at his instrument shop on Mohammed Ali street, downtown Cairo, Egypt. The shop makes, repairs and sells lute-like instruments, stringed ouds, qanouns and tablas. Credit: AP Photo/Nasser Nasser
A music stall in Istanbul sells a variety of stringed instruments. Credit: PA