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College Street (Boi Para)

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Address: Kolkata, India
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Books in my heart

Its a place of books lover.if u want new books old books vintage books , then this is the right place to visit.if u go there then visit the vintage coffee house.good place to... read more

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

Its a place of books lover.if u want new books old books vintage books , then this is the right place to visit.if u go there then visit the vintage coffee house.good place to hangout.u can try chiken sandwich.lots of heritage colleages around there.verymuch close to mg road.

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Kolkata, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A must visit place for all book lovers. Various kinds, varieties of books are available. Besides that the famous Indian Coffee House is also there which has seen footfalls of many literates and scholars.

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Guwahati, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The area is covered with imagined number of bookshops and book stalls. One can easily able to purchase famous and rare books at a very cheap rate. Students should have visit this place.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is famous place for college going guys. Second hand books are available at vert cheap price. There is big history associated with place. but you need to walk for that.

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Bengaluru, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Its not only a heritage place of Kolkata but also one of the most vintage destinations of the entire country. It is said, you cannot find a book which cannot be found in this stretch.

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Howrah, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing place, you can get any book by any author at the cheapest rate across India. Even you can find rare books in second hand book stall at the cheapest cost across world.

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Kolkata, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Perhaps the largest market for educational items in India. You will find all kinds of books (both old and new), notebooks and related items in the streets here at reasonable rate.

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Mumbai
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

College street is filled with book shops on both side of the street and has a nostalgic charm associated with it. Be prepared to walk on the street or on the by-lanes to look for books. Both new and second hand books are available here. Do not shy in asking for discounts if you are buying new books. For the... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This a street with the footpath covered with book stores. Have not seen so many book stores in one street. Visitied India coffee house an iconic place there.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Various books are available in this area. Various books shop are here. Famous saree shop Adi Mohini Mohan Kanchilal is here. This area name is Mahatma Gandhi Sarani.

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