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With street lined up selling all kinds of books from story books to scientific books from school books to college new old all are available.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

With street lined up selling all kinds of books from story books to scientific books from school books to college new old all are available.

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

College Street is famous for books. Many many shops for books and exercise books are available. Many rare books are also available here. Besides, few colleges and Universities (Calcutta and Presidency) and Medical hospital are also there. A beautiful college square (small lake) is situated in the heart of College Street. A very famous coffee house and other restaurants are... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

There is a saying that "if you don't find a book in college street the book probably doesn't exist." This place is the hub of books ranging from engineering, medical, comics etc. The discount varies from 10% to 25% depending on shops. Second hand books are also bought and sold here. It is probably the mecca for college goers and... More 

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The best place to get old, valuable, reference books. You name it and they have it. The most important aspect is the vendors also know about the content of the books. The place must be in the Books of Records.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Old kolkata's good qualities to the fore. Books everywhere. Surrounded by colleges and other educational institutions. Swimming pool inside. Heritage buildings are everywhere. And the food: famous sweet shops, savouries, sherbets ...

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It is the best place to buy books and copy books with discounts. You can have various types of Reference books of all types, it may be lower class from Class I to Class XII and also graduation and post graduation books , you can have also MBA, Engineering and Medical books at one location in different stalls. Who are... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

College Street book corner is basically a bundle of hawking stalls for books on pavement from Calcutta University gate to Mahatma Gandhi Road crossing. There are many big book shops across the street. It's a great place to search and read new and old books. Even a place to meet renowned writers and scholars on street. Another attractions of College... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is a storehouse of all kinds of books. Be it fiction, educational, non fictional it is available here. It is very near to the metro stations also and is advisable to access on foot as it gets quite crowded at times and parking is an issue.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Six oh us went to College street to spend some time there over snacks a Coffee. I walked all the way from Shialdah station (not far actually), tried black coffee without Suger @RS 13! Book stores were closed that day. I was surprised to learn that "Presidency college" is now "Presidency University", it was called "Hindu College" when it was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It is best for students, who wants more books at low cost, there are huge no of shop for selling books.2nd hand/old books also available at low cost.please do bargain for reduce cost.

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