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Chapters - World's Biggest Book Store - CLOSED

20 Edward St, Toronto, Ontario M5G 1C9, Canada
+1 416-977-7009
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Memories of this shrine still create food feelings for knowing Toronto.n More important than watching ice hockey games.

I believe that this monument for several aspects of things worth investigating among travelers and... read more

Reviewed 16 June 2016
GiudoLocattelli
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Akron, Ohio
Now an empty lot

It is rather difficult to review a store that closed down over one year ago — in fact, it was... read more

Reviewed 5 April 2015
Canadian_Guy1000
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Toronto, Canada
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16 Jun 2016
“Memories of this shrine still create food feelings for knowing Toronto.n More important than watching ice hockey games.”
5 Apr 2015
“Now an empty lot”
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20 Edward St, Toronto, Ontario M5G 1C9, Canada
Downtown
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+1 416-977-7009
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Reviewed 16 June 2016

I believe that this monument for several aspects of things worth investigating among travelers and tourists has been closed for a while. I was an empty lot the last time I was walking in the area. Excuses to find other places brought me here. Commensal...More

1  Thank GiudoLocattelli
Reviewed 5 April 2015

It is rather difficult to review a store that closed down over one year ago — in fact, it was recently demolished and only a small fragment of the red wall remains of what used to be a well-known Toronto landmark. On April 2, 2015...More

5  Thank Canadian_Guy1000
Reviewed 15 August 2014

I love their bargains. Looking for something to read while on vacation is always an issue when you have flights that are really long. I found many books with unique authors- that I hadn't heard of before and that aren't in my local B&N. Definitely...More

Thank Lisa M
Reviewed 29 May 2014 via mobile

Defenitly and for ever. This bookstore is nothing but history!! Thanks god there are many others in Toronto eg INDIGO, bay street. Check this one out! Great.

1  Thank Solutionsurfers
Reviewed 14 May 2014

Although nothing lasts forever, I was quite sadden to find out about the closing of the World’s Biggest Bookstore, which I regularly visited for over 30 years. I’m posting several photographs taken after the store was closed.

1  Thank Canadian_Guy1000
Reviewed 10 May 2014 via mobile

I could never figure out what the big deal with this place was! It was just the crappier version of Chapers Indigo (they owned this store). Toronto has SO many awesome bookstore, lots of big names and local, independent (new and used). I don't understand...More

1  Thank Priyanka H
Reviewed 12 April 2014

Do not consider buying a Kobo reader here. I got one for my birthday mid March and went on vacation to the islands for 2 weeks. Loaded up on books for beach reads. The reader died day 3 and I had to use a pin...More

3  Thank Wayne S
Reviewed 9 April 2014

I was lucky to visit this huge Toronto bookstore on 2 occasions, the second and last time being the day before it closed doors. It's unfortunate it will now be developed into restaurants as it was a great bookstore with an excellent range of books.

1  Thank RowMac
Reviewed 20 October 2013

If you love books then this is the place to go. If your in the area and love books then stop by otherwise its just another Chapters.

1  Thank msTabudhabi
Reviewed 3 September 2013 via mobile

It's like every chapter I've visited. Lots to read but need time to go through every isle. Good books for all ages.

2  Thank Daverne
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