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Apollo Books

89 Fisherman Colony | Opposite Le Yogi Restaurant, Mahabalipuram 603104, India
+91 98403 64422
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The best welcoming friendly book shop I have ever been too!

Apollo books is a great shop and social place, firstly the book selection is great and all prices... read more

Reviewed February 3, 2015
katiekerr
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Christchurch, New Zealand
Great for books, chats and more

Me and a friend visited Apollos Books and were looking for interesting books. Apart from the... read more

Reviewed January 27, 2015
Andre S
,
Sofia, Bulgaria
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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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+91 98403 64422
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Reviewed February 3, 2015

Apollo books is a great shop and social place, firstly the book selection is great and all prices fair. The owners are the friendliest people. You can swap your old books and get discounts on new books. They are more than happy for you to...More

3  Thank katiekerr
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Reviewed January 27, 2015

Me and a friend visited Apollos Books and were looking for interesting books. Apart from the multilingual selection of books, Apollos Books is an amazing place to share stories and to learn about Indian culture. Support Apollos social projects in Mahabalipuram!

4  Thank Andre S
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Reviewed August 31, 2014

We know Apollo from our trip to India. All previous comments about his shop are correct. Back in Europe we stayed in contact with Apollo and asked if we could order some English books. All the titles we asked for are sent to us. The...More

5  Thank fwlp
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Reviewed August 17, 2014 via mobile

Recommended by my friend Sergey, Apollo Bookstore met and exceeded my expectations. We already knew this store is number 1 in the area, having the best selection of new and used books in English, German, French, Dutch, even some in Russian, and some other languages....More

3  Thank Eugene M
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Reviewed August 9, 2014

this shop is a really good place for reading,sharing and drinking tchai.apollo's owner is a really lovely man.he's really helpfull when you need some information.

4  Thank miranda50
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Reviewed July 3, 2014 via mobile

Apollo Books is not only a bookstore. It is owned by Apollo who pays tender attention to everybook and every client. He has his soul in his beautiful charming place. His selection is great. His prices are great. You can sit outside, drink chai and...More

4  Thank evekelner
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Reviewed June 15, 2014

i have been to mamallapuram 9 times, and have seen Apollo moving on from one shop to the other , always beter and beter to serve his clients, the best choice of new books and secondhandbooks , you can hire a book for 50 rupees...More

4  Thank nelevanimpe
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Reviewed June 2, 2014

I absolutely recommend visiting Apollo at his book shop. Apollo is a lovely kind man who is friendly and helpful. He has a great range of all sorts of books and in different languages. Drop by to browse or sit and chat with Apollo and...More

3  Thank Helen S
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Reviewed May 24, 2014

As a books lover I can only recommend Apollo Books! The choice is really well made and Apollo is an excellent bookseller, the kind that you will hardly find in your life. He will always give you the best advice if you don't know what...More

3  Thank BlancheMat
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Reviewed March 10, 2014

I found a few little gems on my travels and Apollos Books for me is one of the best. Not just a bookstore, a wonderful place to meet people, to relax, read a book, chill out with a coffee and get some great advice from...More

2  Thank Howya D
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