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Apollo Books

89 Fisherman Colony | Opposite Le Yogi Restaurant, Mahabalipuram 603104, India
+91 98403 64422
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Perfect bookstore

Had already 3 books I was travelling left with 5 more books to add to the collection. Great little... read more

Reviewed 19 August 2017
Joel S
Great place!

Awesome selection of books to swap or just buy. Apollo is a great guy and many people just go to... read more

Reviewed 8 March 2017
Gareth S
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The Apollo Book Club provides you novels, guides,Indian writing, philosophy in many different languages. Book Exchange &Tourist Information.
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“book shop” (8 reviews)
“great guy” (2 reviews)
“philosophy” (3 reviews)
LOCATION
89 Fisherman Colony | Opposite Le Yogi Restaurant, Mahabalipuram 603104, India
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+91 98403 64422
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Reviewed 19 August 2017

Had already 3 books I was travelling left with 5 more books to add to the collection. Great little bookstore with a huge variety of books in yoga, philosophy, spiritual, etc. Apollo is a great guy, super friendly. Not too many in mabs

Thank Joel S
ApolloBooks, Owner at Apollo Books, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2017

Hi Friend.. Thank you for your support to a little book club..I will serve better again.. Have a great Sunday evening... Apollo,

Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

Awesome selection of books to swap or just buy. Apollo is a great guy and many people just go to the book store to chat and hang out! Along with selling books he's also able to help with any information regarding the local area.

1  Thank Gareth S
Reviewed 15 February 2017

I love this cute little book store. But make no mistake: the owner is a professional and has a stock of several hundred books in more than 6 languages. No matter whether you're looking for traveler classics like Shantaram in German, Mr. Nice in Hebrew...More

Thank Nusskrebs
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Lovely place in Mahabs! Not only because of the rich and varied book offers, but there is also the friendly and smiling bookshop owner himself who is always ready to have a good talk, pick up some news from the region, share music, and there's...More

1  Thank Stan N
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

He is great man and Helpful children like for books reading in book shop All type books and language books Tamil, English, French, German Story books

Thank gomuthutours
Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

Apollo books is a blessing on an otherwise busy street of tourist eateries and shops. Laid back owner Apollo himself has created a sanctuary where one can browse his excellent selection, all of which are displayed beautifully like works of art. This is a man...More

1  Thank Rob P
Reviewed 24 June 2016

I visited this place based on seeing the reviews here and it was good as said by others. They have good collection of new and used books. You can also get suggestion from the owner if you find difficult to choose book.

1  Thank ganeshpkumar
Reviewed 25 April 2016

I have seen the Many languages and Different kind of Books with Fiction and Non-Fiction Story Books.Its Really surprised me.And also service Providence is So nice.If you wanna carry Books for long Travelings.Please Go to this Book shop.Here I have seen French,German,English,Hindi,Italy,Portugal...etc.. Language Books.

Thank balaji935
Reviewed 28 January 2016 via mobile

The Apollo bookshop adds a great warmth to Mamallapuram, the books are great, the coffee is good, but the owner and family are amazing!! If you wish to learn more about Mamallapuram, Indian culture or just have a chat and a lough, go there! Thanks...More

Thank Oblomovs
Reviewed 22 January 2016 via mobile

I never saw someone so inspiring. He runs the best option. Books n coffee. Its a must visit spot in fisherman's colony

1  Thank Muhamed S
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