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Moravian Book Shop

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Address: 428 Main St, Bethlehem, PA 18018
Phone Number: 610-866-5481
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The world's oldest book store.

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So many things to see here!

I usually always make a stop in this store during each visit to Bethlehem. It is huge and you can find just about everything you can imagine as a souvenir. This store also... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I usually always make a stop in this store during each visit to Bethlehem. It is huge and you can find just about everything you can imagine as a souvenir. This store also contains many unique novelty items. The cashiers are personable and truly make every customer feel appreciated.

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easton
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Books, crafts, foods and more. One of the country's oldest book store. Lovely place with lovely people.

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Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been here to meet authors, find wonderful presents, and to have the most amazing coffee. This is a most wonderful shop which I would highly recommend. They are even going to bring in someone with live owls for the midnight release of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child...how can you beat that?! Only trouble is finding parking in... More 

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Hellertown, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was born and raised in the Lehigh Valley and I go to the Moravian Book Shop every year at Christmas, it makes the season complete. At Christmas it will always be crowded but everyone is feeling festive so you don't mind. There are many other great shops and places to eat on Main Street in Bethlehem.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There are no books here, just some notebooks. Its full of tacky gifts for older women that won't appeal to a younger crowd. The best thing there was their chocolate, and that was expensive.

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Thank Omar D
Cherryville, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

Many unusual gifts, beside some books.There is a small place inside to eat. Some of the gifts are hand crafted. It is especially fun to visit at Christmas. The staff is very friendly and helpful.Very much worth visiting

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Nazareth, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

What a treat to live locally to this place. Their shop has the most unique items. I stop in every year to get their annual Christmas tile. Everything is VERY pricey, so don't expect to find bargains there. Their collection of stars is second to none. They are the ONLY place to get them...although very expensive. However, you can tell... More 

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Surrey, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

I have been to PA for a visit to Lehigh University, while after a walk under July sun, I stepped in the sweetest place I have ever seen: Moravian Bookshop! It is not only a bookshop, it sells cakes, a sweet corner to sit and have coffee, very warmly decorated, a large space connected to other rooms in which some... More 

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Thank Serra T
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016 via mobile

The book Shop has something for everyone. Come in anytime for all kinds of fun events. I love Halloween because they have haunted tours of Bethlehem. Christmas is always a treat.

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Thank Lisa G
Cranford
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

What a great place! Something for everyone - of all ages. There are books, tchotchkes, TONS of Christmas stuff, some food and mead tasting (I think that's what it's called)....Go and explore. Right in the heart of downtown historic Bethlehem.

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