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Munro's Books

1108 Government St, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1Y2, Canada
+1 250-382-2464
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Worthy of the famous name

I was visiting Victoria and walking down Government Street when this caught my eye. Large... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2017
klew97
,
San Rafael, California
Gorgeous bookstore

Stopped by to see what they had. Everything! Plus the building is gorgeous. Wanted to browse for... read more

Reviewed 16 September 2017
nikibee
,
Steilacoom, Washington
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good19%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“book store” (17 reviews)
“book lovers” (7 reviews)
“love books” (5 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:30 AM - 6:00 PM
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1108 Government St, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1Y2, Canada
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+1 250-382-2464
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Reviewed 17 September 2017

I was visiting Victoria and walking down Government Street when this caught my eye. Large, independent bookstores are often interesting places. The room design reminded me of a library, which fits as it is a bookstore. A preferred souvenir when traveling is a guide to...More

Thank klew97
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

Stopped by to see what they had. Everything! Plus the building is gorgeous. Wanted to browse for hours. I wish they had a 2nd hand or vintage section. If they did I didn't see it.

Thank nikibee
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

This high ceiling bookstore has lots of treasures to tempt the bookworm and art lover regardless of age. There's lots to look at from cards, arts prints, tapestries and (of course) books!!

Thank lionlooksright
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Munro's has a an extensive range of books, friendly and knowledgable staff and best of all, a classic book shop feel. Inside the Victorian frontage are rows of old wooden shelves, high ceilings and columns. You can happily browse through all the sections (novels, non-fiction,...More

Thank Chris R
Reviewed 9 September 2017

Great book store with lots of bargain tables which seem to be the best deals. Easy to locate options although aisles can be rather crowded.

Thank Donna H
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Munro's Books is a "must-stop" for us whenever we visit Victoria. It's an independent bookshop, and has a wonderful and large selection of books,including local authors. I always come out with a much lighter wallet - there's just so much to tempt me. A visit...More

Thank Aurora018
Reviewed 18 August 2017

Lots of selection and great locaiton next to Murchies. Love the clearance section where I can pickup some cheap reads.

Thank Kev1963
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

First time coming to this beloved Victoria institution. Wonderfully laid out books with a vast rotating stock and stationary and home gifts. Great way to kill a couple of hours browsing whilst escaping from the heat

Thank Ee-JinL
Reviewed 31 July 2017

I have favorite bookstores all over the world. Munro's rates very highly for me. The local BC section has many prize winners--some of which I purchased. The selection of cards was also great. I found some good ones for birthdays and sympathy.

1  Thank pottersrocks
Reviewed 22 July 2017

Charmous place and interesting books. Easy to find. Nice architecture and there were many canadian books.

Thank Luiz M
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