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Harmony Book Shop

Assi Ghat B 1/158, Varanasi 221005, India
+91 542 231 0218
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Excellent inventory and helpful service

An absolutely excellent bookstore, not often found in the USA today. Was doing research on India... read more

Reviewed 6 April 2017
Klamath Falls, Oregon
You can spend hours here

We stayed at Assi Ghat and stopped in this book store every day we were in Varanasi....the owner... read more

Reviewed 22 January 2017
Jennifer D
Los Angeles
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Assi Ghat B 1/158, Varanasi 221005, India
+91 542 231 0218
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Reviewed 6 April 2017

An absolutely excellent bookstore, not often found in the USA today. Was doing research on India and found just what I needed. Great suggestions as well. Harmony books sent my 35 books home, well packed and gratefully received.

Thank judithtravel2016
Reviewed 22 January 2017

We stayed at Assi Ghat and stopped in this book store every day we were in Varanasi....the owner, Rakesh, has an incredible collection of books - he has great recommendations of reads on Benares, and some gorgeous photography books that you'll want to take home...More

Thank Jennifer D
Reviewed 20 December 2016

Interesting Bookstore at the edge of Ganges. Stocking good quality books on local subjects and culture.

Thank WilliamCheang
Reviewed 31 August 2016

They have very good collection of Indian and foreigner writers. They offer very good discount. Go if you are book lovers.

Thank garhwalia1994
Reviewed 16 April 2016

Absolutely LOVE this bookshop, do not miss it. It is full to the brim with a superb selection of books from all over the world, and fabulous books relating both to Varanasi where it is located, and India in general. The owner Rakesh is a...More

Thank tigereyeliz
Reviewed 14 December 2015

This shop is a haven from the loud and overwhelming Varanasi ghats and streets. Great selection of books, I had a hard time choosing just one. The price was as on the back of the book, and no bargaining ensued.

Thank abarford
Reviewed 4 April 2015

A glorious bookstore and stands out even in the only land left for true bookshops.. Where the experience is acquisition of knowledge with evry book you pull out... Absolutely one of a kind .. I only had time to comb the Indian music and arts...More

Thank Nurallah J
Reviewed 4 January 2015

This bookshop has such an exceptional good mix of books, you have to go through the shelves and you will find one for you. So many books which are not mainstream, so many books about art and culture in the world (not only India). Nice...More

3  Thank b_sievers
Reviewed 11 October 2014

The books here are a treasure trove. I had to leave and come back or I'd have bought way too many to travel with!

1  Thank Shihaam P
Reviewed 23 February 2014

I have been to Varanasi 4 times in the last 10 years and each time visited this bookstore. It has a wonderful range of books and a great vibe and a couple of times I've been in there, there has been a sadhu as well!...More

4  Thank PCV261
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