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Pustakanch Gaav

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Readers paradise !!

The Pustakanch Gaav got out attention right from the time we started the Poladpur ghat from Mahad... read more

Reviewed 24 June 2018
Memoirs-Sachin
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Mumbai, India
Place to relax and read !

If you want to just read and read during your holiday, this is the place to be in. Home stays with... read more

Reviewed 11 May 2018
sachin k
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24 Jun 2018
“Readers paradise !!”
11 May 2018
“Place to relax and read !”
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The quaint little village of Bhilar, renowned for its strawberries, is now embracing its new identity as India’s first Village of Books-'Pustakanch Gaav'. The tiny hamlet is now open to the readers of across the world, opening its homes and hearts...more
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Bhilar Road, Mahabaleshwar 412805, India
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Reviewed 24 June 2018

The Pustakanch Gaav got out attention right from the time we started the Poladpur ghat from Mahad towards Mahabaleshwar. There were hoardings every 1 km for the entire route. We decided to visit this place the next day. It is a reader's paradise with each...More

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Reviewed 17 June 2018

A neat and clean village, has many book libraries. We could not see any from the inside. Probably, one needs to contact them in advance.

1  Thank MridulaS48
Reviewed 11 May 2018

If you want to just read and read during your holiday, this is the place to be in. Home stays with homely food are available. There are 35 houses, each with a library, and each one has books on certain subject. For instance one quaint...More

Thank sachin k
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

Very nice, calm village..having loads if books of different categories to explore... Let come out reader in you... Enjoy peaceful stay n good food to..

Thank Ganesh S
Reviewed 1 October 2017

Village of books just came up recently in 2017 and we were lucky to visit this place. The place is a delight for bookworms and right from the wall art to the people - everything is attuned to promoting book reading. There is a lot...More

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Reviewed 24 June 2017

The Maharashtra government has recently inaugurated this village of books at Bhilar. 25 houses/temples have been assigned as reading spots. Each has a specific category of books, eg. biographies, historical, science, children's literature, magazines, etc. A map on the main road gives directions to these...More

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