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If you can't find a book here, you can't find in whole India most probably

Books, books & books, varieties of languages, text books, novels, comics, thrillers, everything. Just seek and ask what you want and you'll get. You'll find both new and used... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Books, books & books, varieties of languages, text books, novels, comics, thrillers, everything. Just seek and ask what you want and you'll get. You'll find both new and used books here. Must visit 'Boi Para' even if you don't love reading. It's the biggest book market in India.

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Howrah, West Bengal, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

If you love books .. if you believe the books .. then , College Street will be your best choice where millions of books are sold every day at very suitable rate. Take a bus from Howrah or Tram from Esplanade and move towards College Street . Carry a check list and dumb ! Enjoy a busy life to check... More 

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Darjeeling, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

I guess this is an ultimate paradise if you're looking for books. You can get any and every book at college street and even for discounted and cheap prices. Though its quite hard to find shops that sell anything else other than books.

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Pune, India
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

It's the largest second-hand book market I've seen and the experience was amazing. I bought about books in each trip, all rare and valuable, out-of-print books at a very cheap price. Shop no.13 is a must visit.

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

You can visit college street. Famous college & university like Calcutta University ,Presidency College,City college is around. You will find college st swiming pool. Whatever book or study material you want you will find it easlity & but you have to bargain. Famous coffe house is also here. You can try some snacks.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

If you want to buy books at reasonable price, College street boi para is the place. It is really ocean of books at most reasonable price, particularly used books. Here you can buy or sell books at most attractive price.

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

A visit to north kolkata will be incomplete without college street, the book-lovers heaven... with hundreds of shops dedicated to all types of book, the lanes dotted with books, old and new, and the famous coffee house and pramount, this is a true-blue kolkatan haunt!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

If you are looking for old and ancient books this the place where you may find them.There are hundreds of book stalls lined on the street.Nearby there are many educational institutions too. Many publishers have their office on this street.

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Calcutta, West Bengal, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

My college was main city Mirzafore road. Those day I was used visit daily. Books are cheap by extra discount. Lot of people comes here to buy books. Many local shop owner collect books from publishers. The heart of books in Kolkata. 99% book publishers have their office here.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015 via mobile

this place is not just for books but also has some great restaurants nearby. Like "putiram", "gunjan", "coffee house".

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