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Books. Nostalgia. Great street-walk.

I grew up reading a lot about College street, having never lived in Kolkata. Therefore quite naturally on my first visit to this place I was swept with nostalgia. College street... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 28, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

I grew up reading a lot about College street, having never lived in Kolkata. Therefore quite naturally on my first visit to this place I was swept with nostalgia. College street has many historical buildings and easily takes you back to the British raj. This place, however is most famous for two things - One, this is a book lovers... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

Name the author and the name- and you have got it. Its as simple as that... go and experience yourself

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Every student goes there at least once to buy books. This area is full of book stores on the roadside. Even rare books are available here if one has the time to roam about.

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Secunderabad, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

this street has all historical buildings giving u a feel of pre indepedence era and british constructions the place is good for medical students as you get to visit the calcutta medical college and institute of tropical medicine and preventive medicine

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

College Street (Bengali: কলেজ স্ট্রীট) is a ~1.5 km long street in central Kolkata in the Indian state of West Bengal. It stretches (approximately) from Ganesh Chandra Avenue Crossing in Bowbazar area to Mahatma Gandhi Road crossing.[1] Its name derives from the presence of many colleges, housing many centres of intellectual activity especially the Indian Coffee House, a café that... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

This the most ideal place (paradise) for a book lover. You can look and get any kind of books here at a lesser price. You'll find both new and used books here.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

The number of book stores here are enormous. From pavement side stores to large book stores where you can spend hours browsing through, you can search and find any book. In winter, it is quite the place for the book lovers.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

nice place to buy cheap book. good place to bargin and get all kind of books at cheap price as per your requirements

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

The most enriched place where you can find a book , which you had never found in any place of India. This is College street.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

A nostalgic place to hang out with friends. Not very clean but you can smell here the ancient Kolkata

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