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  Inside Blackwell's
by King_Golo

Blackwell is an Oxonian institution - easily the city's biggest bookstore with a great selection of thousands or even millions of books. You can get literally everything here from DVDs and children's classics to travel books and science books. While Blackwell looks rather small from the outside, it is massive inside and one always wonders how all these giant rooms fit into the small building. I would recommend strolling around through the numerous bookshelves, reading a bit here and there, and if you have finally found anything that you like (quicker than you probably think) going up to the nice and cosy cafe upstairs. Blackwell is a paradise for book lovers, so don't miss it when in Oxford!
Btw, across the street there is also a Blackwell Arts and Poster Shop as well as a Blackwell Music Shop which are worth a visit, too.

Address: 48-51 Broad Street, Oxford, OX1 3BQ
Directions: city centre, just across the Sheldonian Theatre
Phone: +44 1865 7927972
Website: http://bookshop.blackwell.co.uk/jsp/editorial/shops/index.jsp?selectShop=editorial%2Fshops%2FSHOP52.jsp

Review Helpfulness: 4 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Dec 3, 2009
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  • Trekki's Profile Photo
    Apr 2, 2014 at 11:54 PM

    That is my place! And most likely I will never ever find the exit door :-)

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