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More than a book shop. The nerve centre of your holiday in Mamallapuram

Nice book shop with friendly owner, Mr Apollo. We organised our onward tour of South India here... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Tim M
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Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
most inspiring bookshop and shopowner

I really felt inspirerd by the ambition and fullhaerted way Apollo makes his dream come true, to... read more

Reviewed December 16, 2018
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The Apollo Book Club provides you novels, guides,Indian writing, philosophy in many different languages. Book Exchange &Tourist Information.
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89 Fisherman Colony | Opposite Le Yogi Restaurant, Mahabalipuram 603104, India
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice book shop with friendly owner, Mr Apollo. We organised our onward tour of South India here with their help. This is more than a bookshop and you should be able to get good travel advice and Mr Apollo should be able to connect you...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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ApolloBooks, Owner at Apollo Books, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you sir..

Reviewed December 16, 2018

I really felt inspirerd by the ambition and fullhaerted way Apollo makes his dream come true, to widen the view of young kids in India through reading books and by the way he makes his shop a place of connection. State of the art! Thank...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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ApolloBooks, Owner at Apollo Books, responded to this reviewResponded December 17, 2018

Thank you Maarten..We are planning to organise a "KIDS BOOK FESTIVAL" '2019 15th January..Thank you for your kind support to City of Art..

Reviewed December 15, 2018

Apollo´s bookstore is my favourite place in Mahabalipuram since my first visit in 2015. I was immediately impressed by Apollos welcoming, kind and helpful presence and the unique atmosphere of the bookstore created by him and his lovely family. Apollo has, during a long period...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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ApolloBooks, Owner at Apollo Books, responded to this reviewResponded December 16, 2018

Thank you for your special review. It's helps me to improve our book club..

Reviewed September 18, 2018 via mobile

Came to Mahabalipuram for 3 days but stayed three months, and I got to know Apollo and his family who run Apollo Books. They have a great selection of books and an awesome book exchange program. Apollo is also involved in the community, supporting local...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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ApolloBooks, Owner at Apollo Books, responded to this reviewResponded September 20, 2018

Hee_Soo..Our book club always welcomes you. Thank you.... Apollo..

Reviewed January 14, 2018

Visited the store on 7Jan2018 located in Otthavadai Street. This store opened in 2007. Owner Kumaresan is soft spoken, gentle and warm personality. The book shop offers free Wifi, newspaper reading beyond the vast variety of books in English, Hebrew, Italian, Spanish, French, German, Dutch,...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed December 27, 2017

You can get books of different language from this store. The store has a huge and a good collection of books from a variety of genres.

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank Mohanmaliakal
Reviewed August 18, 2017

Had already 3 books I was travelling left with 5 more books to add to the collection. Great little bookstore with a huge variety of books in yoga, philosophy, spiritual, etc. Apollo is a great guy, super friendly. Not too many in mabs

Date of experience: July 2017
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ApolloBooks, Owner at Apollo Books, responded to this reviewResponded August 20, 2017

Hi Friend.. Thank you for your support to a little book club..I will serve better again.. Have a great Sunday evening... Apollo,

Reviewed March 7, 2017 via mobile

Awesome selection of books to swap or just buy. Apollo is a great guy and many people just go to the book store to chat and hang out! Along with selling books he's also able to help with any information regarding the local area.

Date of experience: March 2017
2  Thank Gareth S
Reviewed February 15, 2017

I love this cute little book store. But make no mistake: the owner is a professional and has a stock of several hundred books in more than 6 languages. No matter whether you're looking for traveler classics like Shantaram in German, Mr. Nice in Hebrew...More

Date of experience: February 2017
1  Thank Nusskrebs
Reviewed October 1, 2016 via mobile

Lovely place in Mahabs! Not only because of the rich and varied book offers, but there is also the friendly and smiling bookshop owner himself who is always ready to have a good talk, pick up some news from the region, share music, and there's...More

Date of experience: September 2016
2  Thank Stan N
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