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“Simply an excellent book store”
Review of Munro's Books

Munro's Books
Ranked #2 of 81 Shopping in Victoria
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed October 25, 2012

You get the feeling you're in a really good book store as soon as you walk into Munro's. it has a great atmosphere, friendly employees, and an excellent selection of books in all categories. I really appreciated that their bargain section had one of the best selection of history/biography books I've ever seen. Well worth stopping in.

Thank Jim K
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Reviewed June 14, 2012

Since I first discovered this book store on a trip to Alaska in 1989, I have returned every time I have been to Vancouver Island. It has an exceptional collection opf books from western Canada, and a great selection of Canadian authored murder mysteries as well. Those are good reasons to visit this very well run and well stocked bookstore, but I think I return as well for the atmosphere of this beautifully appointed bastion of what used to be a standard for the reading public! Pay them a visit on the main street in Victoria and be reminded of what a truly wonderful book store is really like, and pick up some great Canadian authored books in the bargain.

2  Thank Greg S
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Reviewed March 7, 2012

Tessmac's review covers the essential points. I can add only the great piles of books on sale, the display of recent releases, the outstanding collection of imaginative greetings cards -- and, the reason my daughter shops there: Monro's carries the original editions of British books, not the "translated" American editions.

I visit Victoria three times a year for the outstanding opera company's productions, and never fail to stop in at Monro's: it's addictive. (And Murchie's is next door...)

3  Thank edradour36
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Reviewed February 13, 2012

Munro's is a Victoria institution. Located in an early 20th century bank, the space invites you to linger over the huge selection of books, browsing new titles and great classics. Their travel section is always strong if you are looking for inspiration and their British Columbia history and general interest offer great titles for locals and visitors alike. Stroll down Government street to Beacon Hill park and enjoy a good book.

4  Thank TessmacTraveller
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Reviewed May 5, 2016
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