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College Street (Boi Para), Kolkata (Calcutta)

Categories: Landmarks, Tourist Spots
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4.4/5 based on 480+ reviews on the web
Bookstores of all sizes flank College Street (Boi Para), offering good reads in many languages and across a range of genres. You can find rare and out-of-print books here at lower prices than almost anywhere else in the country. The street is also home to an iconic coffee house, which has served as a hub for some of India's brightest intellectuals for many decades. Using our international travel planner, Kolkata (Calcutta) attractions like College Street (Boi Para) can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • I am a regular or say biannual visitor. One of India's bookish lanes with famous and old book shops. One can visit college square. Heads up on April coz it's crowded. Visit coffee house nearby. 
  • In here u will find all kind of books with great discounts. You can buy school books , College books and many other books. 
  • here you can find books in English and Hindi, Bengali, and some other Indian languages.. it is not only College street but there are side streets of the main street where you can find even more book v...  read more »
  • Well, from the times I have been studying I have known this place. Its an abode of all that is related to books. Its scattered on a very long area and to cap the beauty tram also runs through its roads. Nothing much is to express. Its a place to be visited and thought over. It becomes crowded during the exams and new semester times. Simply go and hop. Thats it.
  • A pilgrimage for every book lover.. the stalls along the footpath to the century old book shops, old and new publishers..academics to amateurs, every one treads this path.. college street.. at least once, relishing their choice of books at a reasonable cost (of course with discount!)
  • The only place in Kolkata where u get any and every kind of Stationeries and Books. Be it a decade old second hand book or a hard to find new book u get it all.
  • I bought almost all my books during graduation study from this area. Love college street. College street boi para is very famous place for every book lover. If you visit this place u can see as many hundred of book stalls in this locality. They offer varieties of books at reasonable price , also some of them having big 30% discount offer.
  • This is the biggest book market in kolkata. There are several book stalls. The famous coffee house is a nostalgic place along with some good food. College square is an ideal place to gossip & stroll. The entire region has an ambiance of education. Being a student i love this place as i feel comfy to be surrounded by books.
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