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Moravian Book Shop

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Address: 428 Main St, Bethlehem, PA 18018-5869
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+1 610-866-5481
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The world's oldest book store.

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What a great bookstore

Part book store, toy store, gift shop and attraction. The whole area is worth the trip and this stop has something for everyone. It's a yearly must stop for us.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
NewYorkLime
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New York
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New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Part book store, toy store, gift shop and attraction. The whole area is worth the trip and this stop has something for everyone. It's a yearly must stop for us.

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Thank NewYorkLime
Coopersburg, Pennsylvania
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151 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is my favorite store in Bethlehem. I come here for special Christmas ornaments to give friends but also love to just browse the whole store. Friendly staff and a welcoming atmosphere!

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Orinda, CA
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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We spent several hours at this great spot. In addition to a wide selection of books, the store also offers a broad assortment of merchandise - clothing to home decor to jewelry and candy. Also had a nice coffee shop that was not open when we were there.

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Thank grapecat8
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

A piece of history in Historic Downtown Bethlehem. Unique. Charming. This is a MUST when visiting the Lehigh Valley.

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Thank Srugirl
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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9 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

I certainly enjoyed shopping at Moravian Book Store as there is such a variety of products, from books to food, candles, historical items, body wash and lotion, silk flowers, etc. Their products are high end quality and are usually one of a kind. It keeps my interest and I never leave without purchasing something.

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Thank Shirley S
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55 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

This is my favorite store in downtown Bethlehem. I always stop there, and it's a great place to get gifts, and find a nice selection of books. You can also grab lunch or coffee here and relax.

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Thank tangokilo12
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Moravian Book Shop is an a charming bookstore in downtown Bethlehem. We especially love it at Christmas time. You can find unique items. It is a must visit.

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Thank Scott T
New York City, New York
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79 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

This is a place you can buy calendars, candles, kitchen towels, matches, decorations, even good coffee in the coffee shop

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Thank Lika65
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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16 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

I hadn't been to the Moravian Book Store in some time. I decided to visit to purchase some prints of Bethlehem to my disappointment the selection was not what I remember. The café was closed (which by the way had the best scones) and I was the only person in the store and it was mid afternoon. Not sure I... More 

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Thank dgl0712
Virginia
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18 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

I confess I almost never buy a book here. I pick up review guides, calendars, note cards and lots of gifts. Yep, this store has a bit of everything. You can find really unique gifts. The cafe when it's open also is wonderful to sit and relax before heading out to shop along Main Street.

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Thank Cynthia P

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