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“My favorite library in all over the world”

The Strand Bookstore
Ranked #4 of 806 Shopping in New York City
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Bogotá, Cundinamarca, Colombia
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29 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“My favorite library in all over the world”
Reviewed May 3, 2013

Excellent discounts, very complete, with a smart selection of the favorite books of some authors invited by the bookstore for choose and share their suggestions. Also they sell nerdy tshirts and some funny stuff for people who loves literature.

Visited August 2012
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“Still a favorite”
Reviewed April 28, 2013

I used to live a few blocks away, and the Strand is a trip down memory lane. I've even gotten used to the refurbishing and the better light and air, as long as those stacks of books outside still hold $1 treasures.

Visited April 2013
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New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
“Used Books Heaven on Earth”
Reviewed April 17, 2013

Right! Miles and miles of bookselves filled from top of ceiling to ground. Check out the rare books collection on upper floors. Ask questions and the staff are all so knowledge. Keep one empty suit case for your return visit to NYC.

Visited April 2013
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Washington
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42 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Forgotten pleasure of browsing books had here”
Reviewed April 15, 2013

A huge collection, but not comprehensive so don't get huffy if sequel to a series you are reading isn't here. So worth it to discover new titles in a way you never really can online.

Visited March 2013
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Lac du Flambeau, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
“Nice stop”
Reviewed April 1, 2013

We hiked here from midtown and browsed awhile. Hubby and I found books and a John Lennon magnet for a gift. Checkout line moved quickly; enjoyable stop while visiting NYC!

Visited April 2013
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