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Kinokuniya Book Store

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Glad we still have book stores

Book stores to many is a thing of the past. To me, it's a little sanctuary where I can escape the... read more

Reviewed July 2, 2019
Sydney, Australia
An experience !!

As an avid booklover,this established is one of the very best.Make sure to allow plenty of time to... read more

Reviewed March 13, 2019
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
The Galleries L 2 500 George St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
Central Business District
+61 2 9262 7996
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Reviewed July 2, 2019

Book stores to many is a thing of the past. To me, it's a little sanctuary where I can escape the rigors of life. I used to frequent book stores on a weekly basis but it's so difficult to find a book store in today's...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed March 13, 2019 via mobile

As an avid booklover,this established is one of the very best.Make sure to allow plenty of time to browse and then become a member.You wont regret it.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed March 2, 2019 via mobile

One of our fave bookshop!!! My daughters love to come here since they were babies 😊😊 since black pastry attached to the bookshop.. we love to come here even more 😊😊

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank virelyat
Reviewed February 19, 2019

The Sydney store is not unlike its Japan counterparts although smaller but still with an extensive range of books in Japanese ,English and other languages.It started out as a timber and charcoal dealer in Yotsuya (near Shinjuku) and after the Great Kanto Earthquake of 1923...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Oldjack
Reviewed January 19, 2019

Huge bookstore on the top level of the Galeries Shopping Centre in Sydney CBD. Impressive collection of English and Japanese books, manga and magazines. They also have a large collection of art and design books, as well as Japanese stationery, collectible toys and merchandise. It’s...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed January 8, 2019 via mobile

I absolutely love this book shop. It’s really well laid out and very easy to find what you’re looking for or discover something new. There’s lots of places to sit and explore books and it also has an attached cafe and stationary section. The graphic...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank ChrissieWilliams81
Reviewed November 12, 2018

Get many of your Japanese books and paraphernalia here! They even have a JTC Tour agency in the bookstore, should you wish to book any tours to Japan. Awesome atmosphere, and many great gifts to pick out for the various seasons. Easily accessible in town:...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Emmanuel N
Reviewed October 20, 2018

This Sydney branch of Kinokuniya bookshops is far better laid out than the Singapore shop. Whereas I found the Singapore store confusing and not book location friendly (despite assistants to guide you) the Sydney shop I found extremely easy to navigate. The range of books...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Masseyk
Reviewed October 20, 2018 via mobile

This bookstore is super complete and awesome (literally i could sleep inside lol) and whenever i try to find a spesific book I never ask their staff because I search through their website since their bookshelf code is 100% always accurate..

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank vallerie99
Reviewed September 21, 2018

Just visiting, killing time and looking for books is joyful time! Also, they hell a many types of events around once a week. If I have time, I'd like to join ones.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank miyumiyupowerjp
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dose of culture, walk to the NSW Art Gallery, or visit
the Sydney Museum. To escape the hustle and bustle,
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