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Pilgrims Book House

Open Now: 9:30 am - 8:30 pm
Open today: 9:30 am - 8:30 pm
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Pilgrims Book House is a family run and honest business. They have a fantastic selection of books... read more

Reviewed 3 July 2018
melissa S
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Oahu, Hawaii
the best book store in the city

Best book store in Kathmandu. Books are everywhere and i am impressed with the service and... read more

Reviewed 8 December 2017
programcn5
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Phuket, Thailand
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2 Jul 2018
“Best Books and Posters”
1 Mar 2018
“DO NOT USE FOR SHIPPING ANYTHING”
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We specilalize in books on everest, mountaineering and trekking, himalayas, religion, buddhism, hinduism, philosophy, yoga,nepal, tibet, china, central asia, erotica,fiction & non-fiction, children books, health, cookery, flora and fauna,rare and...more
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Chaksibari Marg-16, Kathmandu 44600, Nepal
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Reviewed 3 July 2018

Pilgrims Book House is a family run and honest business. They have a fantastic selection of books and widely publish local authors which is a fantastic way to support the community. They are vegetarian and support vegetarian consciousness which is hard to find in Nepal!...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank melissa S
PilgrimsBookHouse, Manager at Pilgrims Book House, responded to this reviewResponded 15 July 2018

Namaste! Thank you so much for the feedback, It means a lot to us. We highly appreciate your words for us. Regards

Reviewed 2 March 2018 via mobile

After many visits to Nepal and many to Pilgrims bookshop as a loyal customer I will NOT be returning. I sent a package using their postal/courier service, and was reassured that my package would arrive in Australia within 2 weeks. The package contained gifts I...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank ilonaarnold
PilgrimsBookHouse, Manager at Pilgrims Book House, responded to this reviewResponded 15 July 2018

Hi, Your parcel has been returned by Postal service of your country. Thanks

Reviewed 11 December 2017

I think it is a unique bookstore that worth a visit. However do not buy postcard and post it using the mailbox in the store. I have bought 11 postcards and dropped them into that mailbox on 9 November 2017. It has yet to reach...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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PilgrimsBookHouse, Manager at Pilgrims Book House, responded to this reviewResponded 14 January 2018

Namaste ! We take postcards to Nepal Post office, after that it is their responsibility to deliver it to respective counties. Thanks

Reviewed 8 December 2017

Best book store in Kathmandu. Books are everywhere and i am impressed with the service and facilities.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank programcn5
PilgrimsBookHouse, Manager at Pilgrims Book House, responded to this reviewResponded 14 January 2018

Namaste! Thanks for the review.

Reviewed 16 November 2017

The first time I entered was 1988. The real bookshop with real booksellers didn't exist in Kathmandu that time. Only "Pilgrim" was a real bookstore and Mr Tiwari, the owner, a real bookseller. Today it is part of the story of Kathmandu and Thamel. For...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Mberti
PilgrimsBookHouse, Owner at Pilgrims Book House, responded to this reviewResponded 27 November 2017

Namaste! Thank you so much for sharing the memories and part of our journey. It is so nice to hear from our old visitors ❤️❤️

Reviewed 19 October 2017

Books everywhere!!! There are 3 floors worth of books!!! Choices are plenty from various genres. Definitely should visit in Kathmandu...

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Christina L
PilgrimsBookHouse, Manager at Pilgrims Book House, responded to this reviewResponded 27 November 2017

Thanks and Namaste ❤️😀😎

Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

Really impressed with this place, they definitely cater to the inquisitive traveler. Ranging from books on develop to the mysteries of Buddhism and Hindu. There are various sections with incense, as well as, books for children and adults!

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank abhane
PilgrimsBookHouse, Owner at Pilgrims Book House, responded to this reviewResponded 27 November 2017

Namaste! Thanks for the review and describing the bookshop in such wonderful words ❤️❤️

Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

Amazing bookstore!!! Floor after floor and room after room with books of all kinds of genres. Inspiring! They also sell textiles, notebooks, tea, soaps, and more. Wanted to buy the whole store. Favorite book shop!

Date of experience: April 2017
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PilgrimsBookHouse, Manager at Pilgrims Book House, responded to this reviewResponded 27 November 2017

Namaste! Thanks for describing about the bookstore, your words and feedback gives us immense pleasure 😀❤️

Reviewed 24 April 2017

I come here everytime I visit Kathmandu. There is a great collection of Nepal/Himalayan related books (novels, non-fiction, coffee table) as well as a very good stock of mainstream titles. The back of the shop sells a lot of knickknacks and it's like a treasury...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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PilgrimsBookHouse, Manager at Pilgrims Book House, responded to this reviewResponded 27 November 2017

Namashkar! We highly appreciate your words, and will continuously try to add more options of products for the customers. Thanks for a lovely feedback ❤️❤️

Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

Coming from a family of booksellers this place felt like home like proper book shop with some ad-ons a lot o subjects available and well organized good prices nice people was there 3 times in one week just couldn't stop myself!

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Mário R
PilgrimsBookHouse, Owner at Pilgrims Book House, responded to this reviewResponded 27 November 2017

Namaste! Thanks for such a lovely review. ❤️❤️

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