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Munro's Books

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One of the best Bookstores in the World?

Munro’s Books is, undoubtedly, a literary treasure. In operation for the past 56 years, this... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
PookyCake
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Victoria, Canada
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Munro's is a great bookstore on Government St and is a must see. It's been in business over 50... read more

Reviewed January 6, 2019
621elizabethr
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Kirkland, Washington
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Munro’s Books is, undoubtedly, a literary treasure. In operation for the past 56 years, this exquisite independently owned bookstore was recently recognized by National Geographic as one of the best bookstores in the world (2016). You read that right – not just one of the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed January 6, 2019 via mobile

Munro's is a great bookstore on Government St and is a must see. It's been in business over 50 years and has both new and old books for sale. Its warm, welcoming and has good prices. My husband wanted the new cookbook from Canadian chef...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 13, 2018

In an era where most books are sold only online, it's paradise to enter this large, well-stocked store. The selection is excellent. And there's a bathroom for customers!

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed December 9, 2018

It's a busy time of year but the Munro's staff are lovely and kind and give me their undivided attention when I visit the store. The woman I spoke with took time to find a store selling the Globe & Mail for me. She was...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 8, 2018 via mobile

We visited Munro’s because of reviews we read online, and because we’re book lovers. Great selection and helpful staff. Purchased several items (books and otherwise). If you like books you’ll want to visit Munro’s while in Victoria.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 28, 2018 via mobile

By far the best book store I have been in In years - maybe ever! It’s worth the trip to Victoria just to visit this store.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 28, 2018 via mobile

We love going here even if there is nothing we need. The atmosphere is warm and welcoming and the staff are eager to help. We stop by every time we visit Victoria.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Rhonda2398
Reviewed October 12, 2018

My pilgrimage to Victoria always includes purchasing a blue bag from Munros with books and magazines inside. It is beyond elegant, more Cathedral like and has charming and knowledgeable staff.,it is a clear and permanent danger to my pocket book and the source of my...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 24, 2018

Whilst in Victoria, I book shopped and found Munro's, what an absolutely beautiful building and store. It is very impressive and has high ceilings with beautiful artwork, the books are very well organised and is spacious. A bookies dream! Drop in and admire or stay...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Sharon N
Reviewed August 13, 2018

Munro's Books should be supported by us, readers, by buying books in this classy bookstore. It's one of the most beautiful and best bookstores I 've visited. I I've been to many excellent bookstores, among them in El Ateneo in Buenos Aires and in a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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