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Rahva Raamat

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Travelling with books program

What a great idea - so fabulous that we can share our favourite books with complete strangers - at... read more

Reviewed 6 February 2019
Harlow7_family
via mobile
Vast book shop

Many different books, also for the English-speaking population. It is divided into two floors... read more

Reviewed 29 January 2019
Luca A
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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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6 Feb 2019
“Travelling with books program”
29 Jan 2019
“Vast book shop”
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in 2016. Rahva Raamat in Viru Keskus was nominated as one of four best bookstores in the world by the London Book Fair. It is the largest bookstore in Estonia with kilometers of bookshelves boasting over two floors. It offers plenty of cozy nooks to...more
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Viru vaeljak 4, Tallinn 10111, Estonia
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Reviewed 6 February 2019 via mobile

What a great idea - so fabulous that we can share our favourite books with complete strangers - at the airport ! The gates gave passengers instructions how to take and leave books ! Brilliant idea !

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 29 January 2019

Many different books, also for the English-speaking population. It is divided into two floors, however when we visited around 7 pm, they were closing upstairs and that was unexpected since the closing time was supposed to be 9 pm. It has a great little cafe...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Luca A
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

This bookstore has a large variety of Estonia books, but also some international best sellers. They have sale few times per year when it is absolutely worth a visit.

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

This is very nice book store with lots of other stuff that books too. Nice Cafe inside too and wifi works well. Good place to buy some presents to friends at home.

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

I have submitted two reviews for places not yet mentioned in tripadvisor. you were going to contact me after five working days. it's been almost five working weeks and there's no direct link to contact you.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank l-a d
Reviewed 2 September 2017

I liked the bookstore, but the staff was very unfriendly. I wanted a book in Estonian but finally I left because they weren't helpful!! I found another store of the same group in Pärnu maantee 10. Here, I found the book I was lloking for...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

A beautifully decorated and neatly organised bookstore with amazingly wide selection of books in multiple languages. The selection of books in English is extensive and the prices are very reasonable. The location is also central so it is easy to just pop in. Definitely worth...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

this is the place for people who love books and are fond of good stationery items.it is huge and has a wife variety of gifts as well. must visit.

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed 1 September 2016

As well as selling a good selection of English, Russian books and, of course, Latvian books, there are lots of quirky gifts, stationery heaven as well as a nice cafe. A great way to spend a rainy afternoon.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Nicola W
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

I can see this being a wonderful bookstore for the locals, but tourists will find the place disappointing. I expected more from the fourth largest bookstore in the EU. I went there specifically to purchase children's books and found the children's section in English to...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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