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College Street (Boi Para)

Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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“coffee house” (105 reviews)
“book lovers” (131 reviews)
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It is a good place for book selling. It is near medical college in kolkata.In this area different types of books we got.

Thank Kishan K
Reviewed 6 days ago

It's place is a number one book buying area in the world.it is very popular place in kolkata.its very nice place.

Thank Sanjit C
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This place is mecca for book lovers. Everywhere you look at you find books. Literally everywhere. People say there is no book in the world that cannot be found here. If you are lucky enough you can even get 1st editions. But don't forget to...More

Thank mainakbhadra
Reviewed 1 week ago

College Street is always famous for the books area which is here, or the old coffee shop. Be it any books, if u dont find here, you would not find anywhere

Thank vijay121
Reviewed 1 week ago

A genuine hidden gem for the book lover and others. Find nearly any book: new, used, rare and textbooks. Boi Para (Colony of Books) on my must visit places in Kolkota for anyone. It's largest book market in India. Crowded at any time of the...More

Thank fallenreading
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is the largest book market in India with vendors sitting on both side of the street & a book mall. Its been said if you cant find a book here then probably you will find it nowhere. The street has many renowned colleges &...More

Thank Anshul_Dalmia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A visit to Kolkata is incomplete without a visit to College Street. Be it to enjoy the Fish Fry and Fowl Cutlet at the Coffee House or search a favourite novel from the shops, its a great place to spend an evening. Of late, during...More

Thank Travels0l
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It is very good idea for purchasing any types of book from college street.Huge amount of discount always get from every book shop.Huge collection of books.

Thank Mainak K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I used to visit this place on a regular basis with my friends during my school days.I remember the amount of students are countless. Recently i visited with my small brother and all of a sudden all my memories get refreshed.All books are available here...More

Thank paytm56140
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

College Street has -Presidency College,Hindu School,Medical College,City College--all established in 19th century and early 20th century.This street along with small surrounding lanes are full of book stores catering to all types of books printed all over India--school books,college books-whatever you say it is available here.Its...More

Thank sourav g
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What is the lowest price for the books you will get here...like I want many books(I guess more than 20) is it reasonable to buy from here?
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
Sunday Open?
26 March 2017|
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Response from airanis | Reviewed this property |
very few are open.
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.