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Munro's Books

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1108 Government St, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1Y2, Canada
+1 250-382-2464
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One of the Best in the World

I love coming here. It's a must visit for me whenever I can get to Victoria. Large selection of... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Alayna P
Nice bookstore; wonderful selection of Canadian writers

We stopped by this little bookshop during a stroll on Government street. It’s close to the harbor... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Robinak
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good19%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
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“book store” (17 reviews)
“book lovers” (9 reviews)
“love books” (6 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
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1108 Government St, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1Y2, Canada
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+1 250-382-2464
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I love coming here. It's a must visit for me whenever I can get to Victoria. Large selection of new titles as well as bargain books. The staff are very helpful and knowledgeable. I always find too many books and I have to pare the...More

Thank Alayna P
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped by this little bookshop during a stroll on Government street. It’s close to the harbor and convenient. I loved their selection of Canadian artists and writers. They also had a wonderful classics section where I found an edition of Pride and Prejudice with...More

Thank Robinak
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The architecture, the stained glass, the selection of books and gifts...worth the stop and next door to Murchie’s tea shop. Two places I have revisited when in Victoria.

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Reviewed March 29, 2018

We hit all the book stores on our trip and this was a nice one. I would have stayed longer, but my husband was looking for something specific (no one has it yet), and we wanted lunch.

Thank localCOASTAL
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Reviewed March 19, 2018 via mobile

What’s not to love? A beautiful historic building, atmosphere to spare, amazing selection of books and a great sale section for those who don’t love to spend $25+ on books. I come here just to soak up the ambiance, and usually leave with a purchase.

Thank Thejourneygenie
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Reviewed March 10, 2018

If you love books, you'll want to go here, although you may find yourself buying more than you intended. The store has a good, selection with books by local and international authors. The building is lovely, with high ceilings and attractive displays. Staff are knowledgeable...More

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Reviewed January 4, 2018

This bookshop is my first point of call when visiting Victoria. With it's extensive collection of books of a wide range of areas one can spend hours just perusing the shelves at the titles inviting the reader to open the cover and build knowledge or...More

Thank mickr2
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Reviewed December 23, 2017

the smell of books, the fabulous decor, the choices! all so wonderful. Also this place was filmed for in the life story of J.K.Rowling

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Reviewed December 22, 2017

Nicer than a chain store and a lot of local interest books here. It has been around for a long time worth exploring their shelf's. The staff are friendly, efficient and helpful. Located in the heart of downtown of Victoria. So nice to support local!

Thank Brian V
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Reviewed November 23, 2017

I love walking into this place. It's such a haven for book lovers. The staff is so knowledgeable and it's just a treat to walk around and look at the titles. I just went in because it's such a beautiful building and I wanted to...More

Thank Gertie68
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