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“Serious book store”

Profetica, Casa de la Lectura
Ranked #22 of 112 things to do in Puebla
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Non-profit Profetica is an atipical private cultural center, with a public library, a bookstore and a cafe/bar you will love. In a 16th century house completely refurbished with taste and style, Profetica is a must see while in Puebla.If you are curious about the city and want to find out more about its history, get into the bookstore where you will find a good selection on Puebla´s food, history, politics, economy and culture.Try our breakfasts, starting 8.0 am every day.
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Serious book store”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2013

This book store is for serious readers. I believe they only sell Spanish language materials. A wonderful resource.

Visited August 2013
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  • Spanish first
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English first
Oaxaca, Mexico
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Favorite place for lunch and book browsing in Puebla”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2012

Healthy and delicious food, wonderful atmosphere, and great selection of books. Very relaxing place to unwind...walk in off of the bustling streets and enter a tranquil oasis where you can sit in the cafe or courtyard and enjoy a cool drink, salad, or sandwich...all excellently prepared. Extensive and eclectic selection of books to browse...most in Spanish, with a small section in English. Very relaxing place.

Visited August 2012
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Thank Lori B
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Scranton
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
“great book store and pleasant cafe”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 19, 2012

wonderful selection of books in Spanish. a real bookstore with staff that know what they're doing. some books in English, some stationary, calendars, agendas, children's books galore. But beware, books are not cheap in Mexico.
The cafe has a light lunch menu and a bar as well. upstairs is a free public library.

Visited January 2012
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Thank viageira
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oaxaca
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“A good place to by books and have a pint.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 9, 2011

This little hidden place is a real nice option to go book-shopping they have a good but not excellent range of books (yes they seem like a-lot, but once you see closer is not that breath taking) the place is lovely tho and they also have a library. The bar-café is nice and cozy perfect for a casual drink with a friend or a date.

Visited November 2010
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