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House of Books (Dom Knigi)

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Best Location for Foreign Books in Moscow

I visit Don Knigi on Arbat at least once a 2 weeks. It is one of the biggest bookstores in Moscow... read more

Reviewed 10 April 2018
Moscow, Russia
via mobile
Children’s books

I had a great experience here last week. I was looking for books featuring Australian animals and... read more

Reviewed 15 January 2018
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“novy arbat”(2 reviews)
You'll find mostly fiction and literature in the largest bookstore in Moscow as well as an audio and video section that includes old Soviet children's films.
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8 Novyy Arbat, Moscow 119019, Russia
District Central (TsAO)
+7 495 212-22-08
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Reviewed 19 June 2018

I had read that if you are a book lover travelling to Moscow, this is the book store to visit. So I was very excited when I got there on a Sunday morning. Me and my husband started in the coffee shop upstairs. The cafe...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

I visit Don Knigi on Arbat at least once a 2 weeks. It is one of the biggest bookstores in Moscow. It has also the largest English book collection; world or Russian classics, newest editions of international bestsellers, books on interests such as architecture, gardening,...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

I had a great experience here last week. I was looking for books featuring Australian animals and culture to show children, and the staff were exceptional in helping me find what I was looking for. I think they enjoyed the challenge! The store is easy...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed 22 September 2017

This gigantic bookshop is located on Novy Arbat, one of Moscow's main arteries, full of shops and restaurants, and very close to Old Arbat, the Pushkin Museum, the Lenin Library and the Red Square. Although the area is obviously central,it must be said that this...More

Date of experience: January 2017
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Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

I was there twice in this month and two times were so disappointed. The stuff is so rude. One of the guards closed the door and began to ask his colleagues what was said about these girls (about me and my friend). If I don't...More

Date of experience: August 2017
4  Thank Dilnoza R
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

One of the best bookstore in Moscow! Been bying there since I was a kid! They've expanded the place, so basically now you have all second floor for books, with an opportunity for a coffee break with the book that you want to buy! And...More

Date of experience: March 2017
2  Thank KudinovSrbija
Reviewed 10 March 2017

A must-to-visit place provided you are interested in something more then reading posts on social networks. The vast collection of books (most oč them in Russian) is at you fingertips. Computer book search terminals will help you to locate the exact shelve to look for...More

Date of experience: February 2017
1  Thank Rimas K
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

Huge selection of russian books, rrally low prices,also I bought an adult coloring book for basicly nothing!

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Ariel V
Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

Not all books are overpriced! I was looking for complete unabridged ones in English. So, I got each of these books for just 235 rubles (without a discount)! However, Russian Classics translated into foreign languages will be more expensive

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank Imiss Y
Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

Fantastic place! I think, I can even say, that it's my favorite place in Moscow. You can find almost every book u want in there, from Russian classic literature to study books in different languages. Also, u can find famous Russian literature in different languages....More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Elizaveta V
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Crowds of tourists, both local and international take
in Old Arbat and its modern and gigantic peer – New
Arbat. One reason visitors keep coming is no doubt
Konstantin Melnikov’s famous private house, now open
to the public and worthy of a visit. After exploring
one of the oldest parts of Moscow, avoid the crowds
and turn to the side streets and boulevards where
calmness and affordable food is plentiful.
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Ahmed N
4 January 2017|
Response from WolfgangB230 | Reviewed this property |
I think Dom Knigi. And than ask too in your language school. I study Russian in the State University of Moscow and we have different books. Greetings from Moscow! Wolfgang Burri
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Response from Imiss Y | Reviewed this property |
You can check out their website to know for sure! ;)