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College Street (Boi Para)

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“coffee house” (111 reviews)
“book lovers” (133 reviews)
Kolkata, India
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Reviewed 6 days ago

A place for book lovers, there are numerable book shops. The Calcutta University exists here. All the famous schools are here in this boi para. The famous Indian Coffee House here, one can happily send some quality time alone or with friends.

Thank auroshish c
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are book lover come to this place :) and enjoy books in stalls. Dont forget to visit old coffee shop, avoid lunch time to get the place

Thank Sysilia
Reviewed 1 week ago

An idle place for bookworms. This market has innumerable makeshift stalls and permanent shops selling books (academics, novels, magazines) at good discount rate. Its popularly said that if you cant find a book here its probably not published !

Thank Explorer_aru
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I must have visited this place more than a thousand times(a student of the Calcutta University) and its so strange to review this place.Of course I will be partial but not without reason.The innumerable bookshops, mostly secondhand have literally everything.From Medicine to Mill&Boons but what...More

Thank Jharna S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I feel College street, Kolkata is a heritage place and a citadel of knowledge. It features (i) scores of tiny books shops, selling books on various subjects, on both sides of the street (ii) The elite Presidency University (formerly Presidency College and erstwhile Hindu College)...More

Thank Kushal360
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I visited this street in March 2017 along with a friend and the street is located in North Kolkata and is filled with small book shops occupying both the foot paths. These stalls sell mostly used text books and old books and you are expected...More

Thank EpicureanTales
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This street is for book lovers. There are many book shops on both side of the roads. Located in north Kolkata. Must visit for book lovers.

Thank snehabhattachary2017
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

India's ( might be Asia's ?) biggest book market where you can find all types of books ( old /new). Its a holy place for bookworms. There are some bookshops where you may get newest editions with great discounts. If you are a book lover...More

Thank animeshpat
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Amazing - lined with book shelves and stores. People of all ages just sitting and reading and shopping

Thank buslady618
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Every Bengali should go once in his/her lifetime. The place where all our great poets, great personalities right from films star to music composer, scholars all belongs to this place. You can feel that you come to a different place. You will realise that in...More

Thank LycanD
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17 June 2017|
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Response from sonyainfosoftech | Reviewed this property |
Lowest price..? It depends...If you r good in bargain, then Its the right Place for you..
Vishal Y
26 March 2017|
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Response from airanis | Reviewed this property |
very few are open.
3 February 2017|
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Response from pandakausik | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Roadside parking. With fee.