6 Most Popular Book Stores In Town That Every Bookworm Must Visit ASAP
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This one goes out to all the bookworms who are inflamed by a fervent love for these paper companions and are on a lookout for new pages to flip through every once in a while! We’ve narrowed down some of the best and the most popular bookstores which you must-check-out!
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A refreshingly-offbeat bookstore that’s located in the owner’s home itself! This hidden gem named Literati has it all with an Italian style cafe and some great antiquarian collections on the shelves. You can pick up an espresso while browsing through the shelves; sounds like a perfect me-time outing, doesn’t it?
Bookworm was established to create an accessible medium for children to engage in a fun and holistic learning experience. This lending library has a vast collection of children’s books and it also houses dedicated spaces for creative activities and reading. Bookworm propagates the notion of comprehensive knowledge; through a preschool program, book discussions and an adult art program.
3. The Dogears Bookshop
The go-to bookshop for all the kiddos in town, Dogears sure stands strong to its motto which says “Used, Rare & New”. They even publish for new authors and sell them in their stores. The abundance of space in this establishment is perfect for people to read and partake in regular events, talks and performances. Drop by with your fellow bookworm for an enriching experience!
Where | The Dogears Bookshop - Shop No 1, Adolfo Mansion, Bernardo Da Costa Rd, Margao
Timings | 9:30 AM - 6:30 PM (Monday - Saturday)
Call Them | +91 9850 398 530
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/thedogearsbookshop/
4. Golden Heart Emporium
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One of Goa’s oldest bookstores, Golden Heart is crammed from floor to ceiling with an amazing range of books on fiction, non-fiction, children’s books, books on Ayurveda and scores of illustrated volumes on the state’s food, architecture and history. It also stocks otherwise hard-to-get books by local Goan authors.
Where | Golden Heart Emporium - Abade Faria Rd, Margao
Timings | 10 AM - 2 PM & 4 - 7:30 PM (Monday - Saturday)
Call Them | +91 8322 700 358
5. Singbal’s Book House
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Remember in 2004, when Matt Damon famously walked past a bookstore in “Bourne Supremacy”? That moment was the claim to fame for Singbal’s! Today, it stands as a local landmark housing an excellent collection of international magazines, newspapers & heaps of books on Goa and travel, some of which are quite rare. Look it up and plan a visit to this legendary bookstore!
Where | Singbal’s Book House - Church Square, Altinho, Panaji
Timings | 10 AM - 8:30 PM (Monday - Saturday)
Call Them | +91 832 242 5747
6. Broadway Book Centre
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Who needs Crossword and Landmark when we have our very own high street bookstore? Broadway is a one-stop destination for browsing through a wide collection of books on a plethora of categories like science, fiction, drama, philosophy, inspirational, spiritual, religious, teaching and loads more! Broadway has been a reader’s best friend for quite a few years now and OH, their offers feature book sales at prices as low as Rs 50!
Where | Broadway Book Centre - 1st Floor, Ashirwad Building, 18th June Rd, Panaji
Timings | 9 AM - 8:30 PM
Call Them | +91 8326 647 038
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/broadwaybookscentre/
So, bookmark these places and check them out ASAP!