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College Street (Boi Para)

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Address: Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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College street book stalls

It is the most crowded street with book stalls. It is said to be the largest. I found it clumpsy but you can find every book published since 1950 or even before.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

It is the most crowded street with book stalls. It is said to be the largest. I found it clumpsy but you can find every book published since 1950 or even before.

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

college street. as the name says this street is full of colleges and that too some of the india's best known colleges with lots of history and that is why this street is full of only books shop. wherever you see you will find different age group of students with lots of books and books. and this street is surrounded... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

college Street is the nice place. it was a good place it was a public place for the travelers to experience better

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Ask for any book on any subject & u will get a solution. Even if U donot wish to buy any book, visit the shops & see how knowledge is being distributed by the so-called less qualified booksellers.

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

One of the most Nostalgic place of the Book lover in the India and world i presume..U will never find so many new and old books in one place for selling..This place is situated in the hart of the Kokata City..Mostly i like of the place is the unique smell of the book Page and the hustle bushel of the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Opps... No one can believe... If you have not seen this area then I request you to please visit this Para (College Street Boi Para) once in your life. Also don't forgot to visit to Main Building of Calcutta University and Presidency University while visiting this Para. From Howrah/Sealdha Railway Station and also from Dharmatala (Esplanade) you can reach here... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

College street is a very unique street, dotted with book stalls and shops. It's extremely busy, as the tram, buses and all other modes of transport run down the road, but the chaos adds to its charm. If you hunt enough, you might come across some interesting rare books.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I was of the impression College Street would sell a broad variety of books, but they are mainly student text books.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Its a place of books lover.if u want new books old books vintage books , then this is the right place to visit.if u go there then visit the vintage coffee house.good place to hangout.u can try chiken sandwich.lots of heritage colleages around there.verymuch close to mg road.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A must visit place for all book lovers. Various kinds, varieties of books are available. Besides that the famous Indian Coffee House is also there which has seen footfalls of many literates and scholars.

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