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College Street (Boi Para)

Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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“coffee house” (112 reviews)
“book lovers” (136 reviews)
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The only place you can get all types of old & new books. It stretches (approximately) from Ganesh Chandra Avenue Crossing in Bowbazar area to Mahatma Gandhi Road  crossing. Its name comes from the presence of many colleges, housing many centres of intellectual activity near this place. It is...More

1  Thank SAkhtar21
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you are looking for old rare type of books not usually available in book store then this is the place where you should try ones. It is said that if you do not get it here then it is most likely you will not...More

1  Thank santabhanu
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

College Street, known as Boi Para (book market) is the home to a number of academic institutions and it houses the largest book market in India. There are rows of makeshift book stalls. If you are looking for a book you will find it here....More

Thank ACL3112
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Genuine slice of old India and indeed lifewith studnts buying textbooks from stalls and no kindles or such in sight. Dont forget to visit the India coffee house - no beat music just students and intellectuals ctatting ad drinking coffee

1  Thank MirandaLondon
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

College Street is one of second hand book centre in India.There have many books.Any book you want to college Street.

Thank Abhijit C
Reviewed 3 November 2017

Perhaps it's the Asia's biggest book market where you can find all types of books.If you love books..then it is best place to be in..you name a book..you will get it. you love to part of history and culture then Indian coffee house is there...More

Thank Pritam G
Reviewed 1 November 2017

For booklovers, this is an ideal place to look at as well as buy books, be it new or old. Old books are at reasonably low price which can be more low if you are a good bargainer.

Thank TheEliteKol
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

It is a book zone. You go there for buying book. You get discount of all books. You find all story, poetry, study research book etc.

Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

College Street is the busiest street.its a nice street to hang out with friends.The street offers you good street food

Thank S.K. K
Reviewed 23 October 2017

I bought almost all my books during graduation study from this area. Love college street. College street boi para is very famous place for every book lover. If you visit this place u can see as many hundred of book stalls in this locality. They...More

Thank Mehraj I
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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..
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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.