If you’re looking for quality antiques but don’t have the time to spend hours scouring flea markets, antique stores are often the right solution. Unfortunately, finding the best antique stores near you can quickly become a tedious and frustrating task without the right sources. Likewise, identifying the top 300 antique stores in the world is not an easy thing to do, as it is a very subjective estimation. What makes a shop worthy of being ranked as “World’s Best Antique Store” over another? Our antique directory is made up of the best antique shops in the world, hand-picked and recommended by various antique experts from around the world. In order to be on this list, antique marketplaces must meet several selection criteria: quality of their antiques, variety and size of their antique stock, affordability, quality suppliers, and staff expertise. This list of antique shops is updated and expanded weekly with new addresses. If you want to find an antique store near you, just click the localization icon on the map.