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Address: Kolkata (Calcutta), India

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Good Place for Students

Went just to see this place and I would say this place is the best place for Students Life which says either for Study, for Buying Books, or for Doing romance in College Days

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 26, 2015
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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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72 reviews 72 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

Went just to see this place and I would say this place is the best place for Students Life which says either for Study, for Buying Books, or for Doing romance in College Days

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Calcutta, West Bengal, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

This is a place frequented by students and educated class as well. All the books of higher studies are available. Shops of famous publishers are there. Books can be available at discount even medical equipments available. Also this street houses famous medical colleges, universities and other educational institutes. Second hand books can be obtained for a song

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

Name any book you like and college street has it. and the best part is you can buy them at minimum cost... a must visit place for book lovers

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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34 reviews 34 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

Though the place has changed with a mall in between and it could have have been more clean but the collection and the price covers all the flaws!

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

Kolkata has always been known for its intellect and College street leads d show with various reputed colleges, universities and institutes placed all along, also der r hundreds of shops and stalls selling books of nearly all streams and profession. Naturally a book lovers place.

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Variety books like social, arts, commerce, science & technology are available with low cost. There are so many institute like Precidency college.

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Amazing place, lots of book shops,colleges & road side eateries - people from whole city and different parts of the state gathers here for their book. Many bigwigs of the Bengali publication industry ( Ananda Publishers, Abhijan Publishers, Dey's Publishing, Rupa & Co. etc.) are situated here. The street is also dotted with countless very small book kiosks which sell... More 

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

its a extra large hive of thosands of book sellers near to sealdah all kinds of books are available here in very very cheap prices second hand books are also available in huge quantity.except books great street foods and fast foods.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Interesting place to visit with a huge variety of obscure books to buy! Don't forget to visit the famous Coffeehouse as well where you can sit and enjoy a coffee and watch the comings and goings of Kolkata locals

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015 via mobile

Old books and new books from all over the city and suburb. This is the center place of school, college, university, industry, hospital, politics art and literature books and publishers-printers. Not even a half square kilometer area but in its adjacent roads lane alleys multiple publishers printers throng. But main attraction is both side of this street's footpath are occupied... More 

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