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Moravian Book Shop

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Address: 428 Main St, Bethlehem, PA 18018
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+1 610-866-5481
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The world's oldest book store.

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More than a 'bookstore'

A piece of history in Historic Downtown Bethlehem. Unique. Charming. This is a MUST when visiting the Lehigh Valley.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Srugirl
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Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A piece of history in Historic Downtown Bethlehem. Unique. Charming. This is a MUST when visiting the Lehigh Valley.

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Thank Srugirl
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I certainly enjoyed shopping at Moravian Book Store as there is such a variety of products, from books to food, candles, historical items, body wash and lotion, silk flowers, etc. Their products are high end quality and are usually one of a kind. It keeps my interest and I never leave without purchasing something.

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Thank Shirley S
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54 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

This is my favorite store in downtown Bethlehem. I always stop there, and it's a great place to get gifts, and find a nice selection of books. You can also grab lunch or coffee here and relax.

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Thank tangokilo12
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Moravian Book Shop is an a charming bookstore in downtown Bethlehem. We especially love it at Christmas time. You can find unique items. It is a must visit.

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Thank Scott T
New York City, New York
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79 reviews
59 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

This is a place you can buy calendars, candles, kitchen towels, matches, decorations, even good coffee in the coffee shop

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Thank Lika65
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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14 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

I hadn't been to the Moravian Book Store in some time. I decided to visit to purchase some prints of Bethlehem to my disappointment the selection was not what I remember. The café was closed (which by the way had the best scones) and I was the only person in the store and it was mid afternoon. Not sure I... More 

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Thank dgl0712
Virginia
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18 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

I confess I almost never buy a book here. I pick up review guides, calendars, note cards and lots of gifts. Yep, this store has a bit of everything. You can find really unique gifts. The cafe when it's open also is wonderful to sit and relax before heading out to shop along Main Street.

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Thank Cynthia P
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

I truly am sad they took out half of this shop. Also the staff was rude except for one young male sales clerk.yes it was the day after Christmas and they were tired,but no excuse. Get another job if you can't handle retail.

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Thank Amy W
Rosedale, New York
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32 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

Was here for Christmas, large store with a wonderful selection of Christmas decor and gifts. Enjoyed a leisurely browse thru the store..

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Thank Muchka57
Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

Shop is packed full of books and gifts. Large selection of stars of Bethlehem. Interesting items, helpful cashier's and friendly shoppers.

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Thank Nancy V

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