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The Book Cave

Opalchenska Street No. 9, Veliko Tarnovo 5000, Bulgaria
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Little and very nice bookplace

The book cave is small shop which is in old town in Veliko Turnovo . I found it this year very... read more

Reviewed 24 August 2016
Александра Р
Great place

Small show, not so hard to find, indeed a bit of a problem with parking. Definitely worth going, a... read more

Reviewed 13 June 2016
Teodor B
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We have a wide selection of English Language fiction and non-fiction books, for sale or part exchange. We are open from 10am-1pm, 1.30pm-5pm Monday to Saturday.The shop is tiny and we have more books than space!If you are only in Veliko Tarnovo for a short time and are looking for a specific book you can email us in advance and if the book is on our stocklist, we will make sure it is in the shop on the day you plan to visit.You can find us on the edge of the Veliko Tarnovo old town, we are less than 10 minutes walk from Tsaravets castle, 1 minute away from Samovodone Square and 100 meters from the Grand Hotel Yantra.
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24 Aug 2016
“Little and very nice bookplace”
13 Jun 2016
“Great place”
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Reviewed 24 August 2016

The book cave is small shop which is in old town in Veliko Turnovo . I found it this year very accidentally . The bookshop is for people who like to read a lot and also who want to develop their english language . I...More

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Reviewed 13 June 2016 via mobile

Small show, not so hard to find, indeed a bit of a problem with parking. Definitely worth going, a great selection of books and very friendly lady owner

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Reviewed 14 August 2015

Its a small shop and parking nearby is not easy, but its worth finding. there is a good selection of english language books and if you want a specific book they will try to get a copy. they also take in books and will give...More

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Reviewed 26 June 2014

After travelling around for three weeks our reading supplies was getting slim so this was the perfect place to restock our suppliers for the rest of our journey. It is small but there are enough books crammed in the space that there should be something...More

1  Thank Aaron H
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bookcave, Owner at The Book Cave, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2014

Hi Aaron, So glad you managed to find some books you liked. Hope to see you again if you ever come this way.

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Reviewed 7 June 2014

This small English bookshop is just around the corner of the Yantra hotel where we were staying. We saw the sign "books" in front of a cute old house and decided to pop in and have a look. The room is small, spotless, not at...More

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Reviewed 18 August 2013

I discovered the Bookcave a couple of years ago and have been visiting it ever since. The lady, Karen, is really friendly and will go to any lengths to cater for the customers' needs. There is also the option to bring back the book after...More

2  Thank Mir929
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bookcave, Owner at The Book Cave, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2014

Glad you enjoy us :) One of the lovely things about running a book shop is the customers. We're always happy to meet new ones and welcome back old ones. We do indeed offer a read and return service which is much used by locals,...More

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Reviewed 26 February 2013

A trip to the Book Cave is well worth it, not only can you find books on every genre but the warm welcome and friendly helpful owner make it totally worthwhile. A true gem in Bulgaria.

1  Thank Suzy J
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bookcave, Owner at The Book Cave, responded to this reviewResponded 28 February 2013

Glad you enjoyed your visit. Thank you for calling us friendly :) Hope to see you again.

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Reviewed 29 October 2012

Several weeks ago, while visiting Verniko Tarnovo, a Bulgarian friend took us to the Book Cave. The Book Cave, is a small but very pleasant speciality bookshop for those in search of English language books. The Book Cave is run run by Karen, an English...More

1  Thank lfiebert
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bookcave, Owner at The Book Cave, responded to this reviewResponded 28 February 2013

So glad that you enjoyed your visit and also that you highlighted the potential to exchange your own read books. This is something that we find travellers with limited luggage space appreciate. It's always worth dropping us a line ahead of your visit as we...More

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Reviewed 23 April 2011

The book shop is a cozy little room with a dozen or so shelves of (good) English language books. Perfect for trading in your finished books with actual good books (versus those you get a hostel book swap) at a decent price. The English owners...More

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bookcave, Owner at The Book Cave, responded to this reviewResponded 21 September 2011

Our first review, how exciting and I only found it because a friend sent me the link. Glad you enjoyed the shop and thank you for 'calling us cosy' rather that 'tiny' :) For anyone in Tarnovo for only a short time it's worth contacting...More

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Response from Диляна С |
Yes you can find children's books there. I saw a lot of Dr.Seuss books there.
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