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Profetica, Casa de la Lectura

3 Sur 701. Centro, Puebla, Mexico
+52 222 246 9101
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Large Bookstore and Cafe

The bookstore has primarily Spanish-language books, but some are available in other languages. The... read more

Reviewed 10 November 2017
Puebla, Mexico
A Must-See for any self-respecting bibliophile or logophile!

My understanding of the structure where this bookstore is located is that it used to be someone's... read more

Reviewed 30 June 2017
Fort Worth, Texas, USA
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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.
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good24%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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3 Sur 701. Centro, Puebla, Mexico
+52 222 246 9101
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Reviewed 10 November 2017

The bookstore has primarily Spanish-language books, but some are available in other languages. The cafe is great for snacks, meals, coffee and tea, and alcoholic beverages.

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Reviewed 30 June 2017

My understanding of the structure where this bookstore is located is that it used to be someone's home, but was converted into a bookstore sometime ago. Various "book departments" surround the center of the store/home, where there are casual tables sprinkled all around, where people...More

1  Thank FortWorthReviewer
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

A lovely inner garden with good coffee, food throughout the day, and wifi. People come in with their laptops, it is a relaxing place to work. Good breakfast in my picture.

1  Thank Linda_Wilmington_NC
Reviewed 10 December 2016

This was such a cool place and a must for book lovers. The architecture and layout made each turn an exciting discovery. I was disappointed that the books in the store were wrapped, but it was interesting to peruse the categories and the titles. I...More

1  Thank dragonflytw65
Reviewed 3 October 2016

Wonderful bookstore and library. For a nice complete visit, go upstairs to the library and take a look at how you build a very nice library in a very old building. The bookstore for us was great since speak Spanish and love to see the...More

1  Thank perezjale
Reviewed 4 August 2016

I really love this place... I've been there for breakfast, dinner, lunch, drinks, coffee... And everything is great! The service is not always good, but who cares if you're there for the food and the place. Love the library too, some books are overpriced but...More

1  Thank Patti V
Reviewed 4 January 2016

if you wanna have a great and beautiful bohemian night you should definitely come to this awesome place... awesome place, good service, and such an unforgettable time

2  Thank Jay S
Profetica, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Profetica, Casa de la Lectura, responded to this reviewResponded 7 January 2016

Thanks for stopping by... hope we see you around soon.

Reviewed 8 December 2015

I went to this place to have breakfast and it was delicious, but that wasn't all. After we finished eating, we went to their bookstore that's 2 floors high and has a good variety of subjects. The biggest surprise is that they also have a...More

1  Thank ioserg
Reviewed 24 November 2015

This library is exactly what a library should be, you can relax with a book, confortable couches placed at various points inside the building which is adapted from an old colonial style house in downtown Puebla.

1  Thank Danny D
Reviewed 14 October 2015

Bar/ vcafe with good patio good for simple food and some drinks. Easy going place to have a simple dinner or just a snack.

1  Thank Baires_HH
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