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College Street (Boi Para)

Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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“coffee house” (102 reviews)
“book lovers” (128 reviews)
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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Reviewed yesterday

Any book .Old or new.. you can get it there with the Cold coffee @coffe house kolkata.. where all the personalities belongs to kolkata and outside visited

Thank Avik2016
Reviewed 5 days ago

It is crowded at any time of the day. You can basically find any book here. Very good spot for book lovers!

Thank antaryami2016
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This place can provide you every book or stationary at lower price than your locality for sure.there are many shops so less possibility of not finding ur need here.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

From medical college to Hindu school and even in the lanes wriggling past the buildings. The entire area caters to all the senses of a book lover. Be it sight, smell or touch. All are inviting and enticing. From books of all courses and languages...More

Thank drsadiqua
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is one of the first choices for students who come book-hunting on College Street.National Bookstore has always been my first choice. Their collection is truly enviable.Despite stiff competition online, College Street bookstores are still doing brisk business.

Thank Rakesh S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is said that what is not there in Bharat (Mahabhart - the epic) is not there in Bharat (India). Same way, it is said that what is not available in College Street (a book) is not published yet. This is the ultimate place for...More

Thank indranil2015
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are a book lover looking for different kinds of books this the place for you. you can spend hours together in the street finding and reading your types of books. You will like the street.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

College Street is the paradise of book lovers. Go any day except Sunday and feel the sounds and sights of India's biggest book market. Don't forget to pay a visit to Coffee house where all writers and poets come whenever the get a chance. Stroll...More

Thank travelarunava
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Cheap books available speciaaly college books at second hand price very competitive and beside presidency and medical college

Thank agniswarforsmile
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Well you can supposedly find any book ever existed but finding the one you need is a daunting task. So many shops selling second hand books, you'll never be able to visit them all. Nonetheless it's definitely a unique market worth seeing.

Thank Akash P
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Vishal Y
Sunday Open?
26 March 2017|
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Response from adventurous_adi | Reviewed this property |
As most of the colleges are closed on Sunday in the area so are the bookstores and bookstalls. In the morning you can still find few stalls but post lunch none.
Hi, I am planning to see the book shops of College street (casual experience, not searching for any book seriously), and then move to Jorasanko. Would I get parking space in college street?
3 February 2017|
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Response from pandakausik | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Roadside parking. With fee.
Does the shops stay open on Sundays?
3 April 2016|
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Response from tapabroto C | Reviewed this property |
Some of the Store are open in Sunday...but maximum are close..