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Kanda Book Town

Jinbocho, Chiyoda, Tokyo Prefecture 101-0003, Japan
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Ranked #12 of 70 Attractions in Chiyoda
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Landmarks
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London
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34 reviews 34 reviews
26 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Little shops packed to the ceiling of various books of all sizes. I recommend walking through Kanda Book Town.

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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

we tried looking for this book shop but couldnt locate it at the destination that the trip advisor app said it was at. sad we missed it but werent going to spend more than 20 minutes looking for it, we just happened to be in the area. Shinjuku sanchome has a wonderful 7 story book shop very close to the... More 

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The Villages, Florida
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327 reviews 327 reviews
51 attraction reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2013

You may find a gem at one of these book stores. Many specialize in special genres. Many could be antique books. If you like books, definitely worth a visit.

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Tokyo, Japan
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2012

old books, new books,,, books, books, books, everywhere! i used to work around here. if you're a book fan, you can spend a whole day here and not get bored. (unfortunately i think most books were japanese.)

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Japan
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74 reviews 74 reviews
21 attraction reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2012

Very characteristic and a must see if you love books. But not worth a special visit.

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