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Munro's Books

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In an era where most books are sold only online, it's paradise to enter this large, well-stocked... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Love the Munro's experience

It's a busy time of year but the Munro's staff are lovely and kind and give me their undivided... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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1108 Government St, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1Y2, Canada
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Reviewed 6 days ago

In an era where most books are sold only online, it's paradise to enter this large, well-stocked store. The selection is excellent. And there's a bathroom for customers!

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank mersenne5
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a busy time of year but the Munro's staff are lovely and kind and give me their undivided attention when I visit the store. The woman I spoke with took time to find a store selling the Globe & Mail for me. She was...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Gwyneth W
Reviewed 8 November 2018 via mobile

We visited Munro’s because of reviews we read online, and because we’re book lovers. Great selection and helpful staff. Purchased several items (books and otherwise). If you like books you’ll want to visit Munro’s while in Victoria.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank LoveBirds25
Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

By far the best book store I have been in In years - maybe ever! It’s worth the trip to Victoria just to visit this store.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank lorihU2579AD
Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

We love going here even if there is nothing we need. The atmosphere is warm and welcoming and the staff are eager to help. We stop by every time we visit Victoria.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Rhonda2398
Reviewed 13 October 2018

My pilgrimage to Victoria always includes purchasing a blue bag from Munros with books and magazines inside. It is beyond elegant, more Cathedral like and has charming and knowledgeable staff.,it is a clear and permanent danger to my pocket book and the source of my...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank NICHOLASVancouverBc
Reviewed 24 September 2018

Whilst in Victoria, I book shopped and found Munro's, what an absolutely beautiful building and store. It is very impressive and has high ceilings with beautiful artwork, the books are very well organised and is spacious. A bookies dream! Drop in and admire or stay...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Sharon N
Reviewed 13 August 2018

Munro's Books should be supported by us, readers, by buying books in this classy bookstore. It's one of the most beautiful and best bookstores I 've visited. I I've been to many excellent bookstores, among them in El Ateneo in Buenos Aires and in a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Andrzej Z
Reviewed 22 June 2018 via mobile

We stopped by Munros on our way to Murchies. It is reminiscent of a library from times past. Large dark wood shelves line the walls, and make up the center book stands. It is the kind of book store that I could get lost in...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Peter D
Reviewed 14 June 2018 via mobile

Every time I am in Victoria I get lost in this book store for an hour or two. I always buy a great book and some journals or cards. I always love the assistance I get from the friendly staff. This week’s selection was on...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank DoloresJacoby
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