7 Famous Literary Bars You Should Visit

You know I love a good infographic. So can I possibly not post a graphic about literary bars?

Are you are fan of literature who also feels compelled to travel the world and experience as many different places and cultures as you can? If so, have you ever considered combing your two passions to go on the journey of a lifetime and indulge in a spot of literary tourism? The concept of literary tourism has become a much larger industry over the last decade, and we have just the thing for anybody who likes the sound of following in the footsteps of their writing icons and heroes.

This splendid infographic is your treasure map to the favourite drinking holes and resting stops for some of the worlds most beloved and acclaimed writers, and with alcoholic libations being connected to high profile authors on a regular basis throughout history, there is certainly a wide spectrum of genres and styles to choose from on your potential visits!

Spanning from the bustling streets of Manhattan, New York to the far away feeling depths of Russia, our infographic will give you details and insights, including exact location and fun trivia, of bars and pubs that were frequented by the likes of J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, Dylan Thomas, Lord Byron, Dostoevsky, Jack Kerouac and Goethe, all giants of the literary world whose passion for drinking was nearly as big as their talent for writing!

Please enjoy reading through the list, which one looks like your favourite kind of place? There is no time to waste; search out the favourite spots of your favourite authors!

Thank you Linda Craig at Assignment Masters for allowing me to share it.

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7 thoughts on “7 Famous Literary Bars You Should Visit

  1. Hanna says:

    My sister and I were just talking about how much we’d love to go to The Eagle and Child (sadly, however, that trip is still a fantasy). And since Seamus Heaney has quickly become one of my favorite authors, I might need to go to the Old Town Bar next time I’m in New York. 😉

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