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The oldest cinema in the world
The first screening at Cinema Lumière was in December 1905 - this puts this prestigious institution ahead of Korsør Biograf Teater in Denmark which opened in 1908 and is considered the oldest by the Guinness Book of World Records. As Lumière is no longer in operation, Korsør still holds the crown.
Cinema Lumière was set at Palazzo Agostini. The venue was renovated in 2005, and equipped with more modern sound and screening systems. All efforts to preserve the cinema’s original Art Nouveau charm have been made, and architect Luigi Bellincioni’s masterpiece has been carefully preserved.
However, the cinema closed in 2011, and the new owners are most likely to convert it into a café. Even so, it would be interesting to make a note on your Pisa travel guide if you want to see the location of the oldest cinema in the world.