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Did You Know You Can Find A Humongous Variety Of Books At The Bustling College Street?


College Street- house of Calcutta’s literary crowd. The city’s most prestigious colleges are housed here, from Presidency College to the University of Calcutta, along with the popular publishing houses like Ananda Publishers and Abhijan Publishers. Basically a paradise for book lovers, y’all need to check out this place ASAP!

You Can’t Buy Happiness, But You Can Buy Books | India’s largest book market is nestled between Bowbazar and Mahatma Gandhi Road and is usually swarmed with the college crowd all throughout the day. The lil bookstalls will take you down a trip to a bygone era and the universal availability of books makes it a memorable book buying experience for the visitors. 

Calcutta’s fav- Coffee House is also situated at College Street. Rabindranath Tagore, Manna Dey, Shashi Kapoor are amongst the many famed personalities that have visited this coffee place. The famous Bong song “Coffee House er shei adda ta..” was inspired by this place (wow!). Come over, buy some books by your fav authors, and spend your eve chatting away in the Coffee House. Sounds like a plan?

So bookworms, what are you waiting for? Head on over to College Street right away!

Where | College Street - College Square
Timings | 10 AM - 11 PM