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Address: Princess Street | Between Preethi Stores and Elite Hotel, Kochi (Cochin) 682001, India
Phone Number: + 91 94475 76865
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OPEN ALL DAYS 9AM to 8PM A tiny retail bookstore based in Princess...

OPEN ALL DAYS 9AM to 8PM A tiny retail bookstore based in Princess Street(Upstairs of SHOPnSAVE), Fort Kochi, Kerala, India. Timings 9.00 AM to 8 PM ALL DAYS

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Wide range of books

Bought two books here.Spoilt for choices.Prices are reasonable n you will get free bookmarks..If you are looking for any books related to Kerala arts,food,places,history then... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Bought two books here.Spoilt for choices.Prices are reasonable n you will get free bookmarks..If you are looking for any books related to Kerala arts,food,places,history then proceed to this place.You will not be disappointed.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

excellent and friendly small book store easily found, upstairs on Princess street in the heart of Fort Cochin/ Have been visiting it for years...for books and warm informative chats with Vimal the book-seller/ strongly recommend~~~~~

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

It's really a book paradise, lots of books, and some very rare collections were available, some books are more than 150years old, it's really a paradise for book lovers, many world era novels are well displayed,the condition of the books are really good, you can have a glance at this place when you have leisure, it is totally worthy...!!!

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2016

I thought this place is a lot bigger than what it actually is: a small book store carrying some limited number of books. Not sure how people can take pic of books here, as I was prohibited to do so by bookkeepers when I was about to take some pic of Kamasutra books (oh yeah they have them)

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 March 2016 via mobile

You need to spend time here. Its a great book store. Travel history anything you want is available here. The owner and the staff is very friendly and helpful. You should once go and check the shop even if you have no plan to buy a book, I bet you will buy something for sure.

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Kochi (Cochin), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2016

Please Visit the place, and make sure you have enough time when you visit. Dont go there if you are in rush. Its quite a feeling to touch those books, smell it, read the cover or summary, and you will realize somewhere you touch the history

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2015 via mobile

What a wonderful bookshop! We were sent there because it is one of the few places where you can buy maps of Kerala. We left with an armful of those books that one always meant to read but which are now largely unavailable.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2015 via mobile

Lovely cool spot to browse and perhaps buy travel books but they also have fabulous local history books too and some fabulous books on Kathakali or just buy some postcards.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2015

A lovely and well stocked book store in Fort Cochin - in fact, I would rate it as the best book store in Fort Cochin and surrounding areas. Very friendly and helpful proprietor.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2015

Kumar is the Owner of a magical bookshop in the centre of Fort Cochi. You just have to go upstairs, and you'll find a small dream: books in english, CDs and always a smiling face that welcome you. I found a lots of books for my children, and there is really a good choice of titles for every interest...but nothing... More 

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