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Address: Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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Book Lovers Den

Not just new books, strolling around the streets of college st area, you will find innumerable small book shops selling old books, even dated to the british era. a must go for... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Hyderabad, India
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Hyderabad, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Not just new books, strolling around the streets of college st area, you will find innumerable small book shops selling old books, even dated to the british era. a must go for book lovers.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Well college street is known as the largest Book store in Kolkata. People from almost everywhere comes here to purchaa6e book ; it will make you believe in books again.

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Thank RamizHassan07
New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

welcome book lovers.any damn book you were looking for is available here both side of the road lined with book stalls packed with all kind of books educational,fiction.....do visit the coffee home India's first one for nostalgic value

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Thank Suruchi J
Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Its touted, if you don't get a book here you wont get anywhere in the world. This is book lover's paradise. First hand, second hand and probably tenth hand books doing rounds. All you need is a taste and knowledge and knowledge of price. You would be floored by knowledge of book stall owners. If you are book lover, take... More 

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Thank kspanja
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

there all types of books availble, includeing all study materials, copies. this is the best place to buy books in whole kolkata, because here u will get books at most cheap price in west bengal. u can get any book any no. of book there. there is also popular coffee house where u can chil with freinds.

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Probably the biggest place in Asia for books. So many book store, one can easily find some book- new or old. Book lovers just can walk and feel the essence of books. Awesome experience.

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Thank AmitPaul61
Kolkata
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ideal for book lover ,various rare collection of books can be purchased from footpath in very cheap price and all students and book lover should visit this area and coffee House also

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you need books ,you must go there because books are cheap and availability is high. If you ask any publisher for books which are rear, they will provide you the books but may take some time. If you don't books, go to coffee house and have some snacks.

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Thank Apurbo10
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is good for book lovers especially educational coreculam books. Very congested and crowded market. Thousands of books available on footpath. One can get 25% to35% discounts are provided.

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Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you're looking for both used and new books, no other place comes close. Also check out the cafe here.

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