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Librarie Ikirezi

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Sit, read, enjoy the view

In addition to housing a good collection of books (in English and in French), the Librarie Ikirezi... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Brittany_11_10
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Los Angeles, California
Wonderful range of books

Really great selection of books - I didn't find it expensive compared to other bookshops around... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
John K
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Goma, Democratic Republic of the Congo
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In addition to housing a good collection of books (in English and in French), the Librarie Ikirezi also boasts a nice rooftop café/reading area with a great view.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Brittany_11_10
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Really great selection of books - I didn't find it expensive compared to other bookshops around East Africa. The thing that can improve is that the books are completely dis-organized, no arrangement by category / section etc. This means you have to look through all...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank John K
Reviewed December 14, 2018

Gone there to order a French book not found anywhere in Kigali. The lady at the reception was very helpful to provide all info about the ordering process and the delivery time.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Afro_trotter
Reviewed August 16, 2018

Visited here several times while in Kigali and enjoyed.Wide variety of books available to buy and nice area to sit at the top to enjoy refreshments but beware of the low ceiling at the top of the stairs as you go up.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Peggy M
Reviewed February 16, 2018

A good selection of books on various subjects, from fiction to history in English and French. Textbooks on Kinyarwanda and Swihili. I believe they also offer training for expats in Kinyarwanda as on several occasions I saw groups of people practicing the basics of this...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Anton K
Reviewed January 26, 2018

One of good library in Kigali Kacyiru, if you want to browse books, is the one for better books, they will help you, there is closer coffee shops like inzora rooftup, cobbs coffee and restaurant and The coffee Break Kacyiru BHC Building.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Ismael N
Reviewed October 19, 2017 via mobile

On my second day in Kigali, I decided to visit this place primarily as a result of the reviews I'd read about the place. I was pleasantly surprised at the extensive volume of book types. The young man at the counter helped me make good...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed May 24, 2017

If you are looking for a book or any other furnitures, this is the place. the best library in Kigali.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank FredericDakar
Reviewed April 16, 2017 via mobile

The plan was to stop off this morning, have some breakfast and then browse some books before leaving for the Presidential palace. The plan changed. When my moto-taxi finally found the place I walked in and was instantly taken by the range of books. It...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank pidort
Reviewed March 11, 2017

My husband and I slightly argue whether the best coffee in Kigali is found at Question or at the book store but this amazing book store with cafe has wonderful staff, yummy eats and the best coffee in Kigali

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Heidi A
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