Ideal Book Store, Dadar
A slice of the city that misses the eye
If you are a lover of Marathi books and a fan of authors such as PL (Pu La) Deshpande or VP (Va Pu) Kale, Ideal Book Store is where you should be headed to, after reading this.
Narayan Nerulkar started this store near Dadar’s railway station (western exit), 76 years ago. Today, it is run by the third generation of Nerulkars. Ideal Book Store offers over a lakh Marathi titles on genres across fiction, non-fiction, biographies, health, astrology, cooking, childcare and religion.
They also offer discounts on orders worth `200 and above. In the vicinity is the 103 year-old Dadar Sarvajanik Vachanalaya, a library that is home to over 75,000 Marathi language books.
Narayan Smruti, Dadar (W).
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