13 incredible department stores to shop at in your lifetime


Galeries Lafayette, Paris


The Galeries Lafayette in Paris just might be the most stunning department store in the world.

For some, vacations are all about new fashion and shopping. For others, it's about history and culture.


How about combining the two?

Whether you're into shopping or not, there are several glamorous and historic department stores around the world that are so famous they have become tourist attractions in their own right.

Get a taste of local style and culture at these 13 world-famous department stores.