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Address: 89 Fisherman Colony | Opposite Le Yogi Restaurant, Mahabalipuram 603104, India
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+91 98403 64422
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The Apollo Book Club provides you novels, guides,Indian writing, philosophy...

The Apollo Book Club provides you novels, guides,Indian writing, philosophy in many different languages. Book Exchange &Tourist Information.

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Great place!

Awesome selection of books to swap or just buy. Apollo is a great guy and many people just go to the book store to chat and hang out! Along with selling books he's also able to... read more

Reviewed 7 March 2017
Gareth S
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Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

Awesome selection of books to swap or just buy. Apollo is a great guy and many people just go to the book store to chat and hang out! Along with selling books he's also able to help with any information regarding the local area.

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Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

I love this cute little book store. But make no mistake: the owner is a professional and has a stock of several hundred books in more than 6 languages. No matter whether you're looking for traveler classics like Shantaram in German, Mr. Nice in Hebrew or the millennium trilogy - you'll find it! And if you're looking for something more... More 

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Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Lovely place in Mahabs! Not only because of the rich and varied book offers, but there is also the friendly and smiling bookshop owner himself who is always ready to have a good talk, pick up some news from the region, share music, and there's super fast wifi. I had a great time! Thanks a lot. Grtz, Stan (B)

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1 Thank Stan N
Chennai (Madras), India
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Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

He is great man and Helpful children like for books reading in book shop All type books and language books Tamil, English, French, German Story books

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

Apollo books is a blessing on an otherwise busy street of tourist eateries and shops. Laid back owner Apollo himself has created a sanctuary where one can browse his excellent selection, all of which are displayed beautifully like works of art. This is a man who knows how to honour a good book - and good books is what he's... More 

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Coimbatore, India
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Reviewed 23 June 2016

I visited this place based on seeing the reviews here and it was good as said by others. They have good collection of new and used books. You can also get suggestion from the owner if you find difficult to choose book.

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Chennai (Madras), India
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Reviewed 25 April 2016

I have seen the Many languages and Different kind of Books with Fiction and Non-Fiction Story Books.Its Really surprised me.And also service Providence is So nice.If you wanna carry Books for long Travelings.Please Go to this Book shop.Here I have seen French,German,English,Hindi,Italy,Portugal...etc.. Language Books.

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Reviewed 28 January 2016 via mobile

The Apollo bookshop adds a great warmth to Mamallapuram, the books are great, the coffee is good, but the owner and family are amazing!! If you wish to learn more about Mamallapuram, Indian culture or just have a chat and a lough, go there! Thanks for this year, See you soon I hope! /Gustav

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Reviewed 21 January 2016 via mobile

I never saw someone so inspiring. He runs the best option. Books n coffee. Its a must visit spot in fisherman's colony

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1 Thank Muhamed S
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Reviewed 20 January 2016

This is a "must visit"; Apollo and his most beautiful wife and lovely kid offer you an inspiring warm and clean atmosphere. I went there every other evening for meeting friends and also people from all over the world, the good wifi and now even good coffee;) And of course for the books. See you soon and all the best... More 

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