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Elephant Bookstore

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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Wonderful book selection and atmosphere!

It was a delightful place to visit!! Nadezda and the "bearded gentleman at the counter" were... read more

Reviewed yesterday
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One of a kind!

One of the few bookstores with translated Bulgarian authors (and autographed books) at very... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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“english books”(7 reviews)
“quirky gifts”(3 reviews)
“book store”(3 reviews)
Wonderful bookshop with a vast selection of English books, quirky gifts and a lovely place to browse - cool, stylish and right in the middle of Sofia - open 7 days 10:00 to 22:00....
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Shishman 31, Sofia 1000, Bulgaria
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It was a delightful place to visit!! Nadezda and the "bearded gentleman at the counter" were engaging and polite and interesting! They obviously love books and seem very happy for their customers - not to sell, but to talk to and exchange book suggestions... It...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

One of the few bookstores with translated Bulgarian authors (and autographed books) at very reasonable prices! Also, passionate staff and carefully selected items: novelties, games, collector's items... There's something for everyone, from the curious casual shopper to the most selective nerd :) Be careful! You...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 20 November 2018 via mobile

Very welcoming people, really funny and ready to help! They have a lot of (fun but not only) goodies/books/souvenirs/gifts... I found a lot of things that I didn't know existed! To be honest, it's THE store to visit in Sofia at least once! If you...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Swarley42
Reviewed 1 October 2018

Very, very special place in the heart of Sofia! For book lovers, comics maniacs and people with great taste for fine things!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank NinaT2009
Reviewed 27 September 2018

A tiny shop filled with all kinds of things that you don't need. Interesting books. Wonderful and helpful staff who really know what the store contains - and where it is. Crowded - not recommended with little children, but otherwise a fun place - and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank erk
Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

When you enter in that bookstore you immediately fall in love. The guys who work there are super fun. The things this bookstore offers are wow, if you want comics, mangas, books of all kinds of genres or just some tiny present for Harry Potter,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 3 September 2018

If you're looking for English books, this is definitely the place to go! They've got a little bit of everything and it's fun to just browse. Their books are mostly used, but they have a great selection and they can usually order things for you...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Montana1191
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

Lovely bookstore with great selection of gifts, books, comics and more. Very friendly and helpful staff. Definitely worth visiting!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Nikola G
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

This place is like treasure cave. Full with cool gifts, funny widgets, The atmosphere is charming, and the staff is amazing. It’s pleasure to spend some time there.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Тодор Г
Reviewed 13 July 2018

This little piece of heaven has everything you can (or cannot even) imagine in order to make a unique gift to yourself or others. Make sure you make a stop whenever you are in the neighborhood as they have new arrivals more often than you...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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