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Books Kinokuniya 紀伊國屋書店

Bookstore and Paper / Office Supplies Store
Orchard Road, Singapore
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  • Thomas C.
    "best (probably biggest) retail bookstore in Singapore!"(8 Tips)
    IG @antskong
    "They have the best and most complete selection of books."(7 Tips)
    Iman H.
    "Love this bookstore, especially the new revamp magazine section!"(5 Tips)
    Souhail K.
    "best Comics/Graphic Novels Section in the World"(5 Tips)
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  • Eefee T.
    Eefee T.January 31
    Been here 10+ times
    Still the best Bookstore in Singapore. Wait for their sales (members get 20%)
  • Kris A.
    Kris AdimoeljaJanuary 17
    Been here 5+ times
    Traveler's Notebook available here!
  • Andrew C.
    Andrew C.December 6, 2016
    Bookstore done right. I could stay here for hours!
  • Burcu
    BurcuNovember 6, 2016
    Variety of book sections. Huge store. Wonderful staff. Found everything I was looking for. A huge thumbs up 👍🏻
  • Arabella
    ArabellaOctober 13, 2016
    One of my favourite bookstores, they have so much variety! Plus I love the magazine section
  • Strauss M.
    Strauss MichelOctober 1, 2016
    The only last standing bookstore in Singapore..? Great collection of books you can read in the store itself.
  • S Y.
    S YusopSeptember 17, 2016
    No wonder it doesn't look the same like before. They moved to a new location within Ngee Ann City.
  • Manashree P.
    Manashree PrakashJuly 30, 2016
    Been here 5+ times
    An enormous collection of books here. Helpful staff too. If you are lost and can't find the book you intended to buy, just ask the customer service desk and they will guide you.
  • Karolina 🦄
    Karolina 🦄June 9, 2016
    In love with this bookstore. They have both Asian and Western sections. I got some of my favorite mangas here.
  • Charles R.
    Charles Ryan TeoMay 24, 2016
    Been here 5+ times
    My number 1 bookstore for books and magazines! Lots of choices including other books in other languages.
  • Shane G.
    Shane GohMarch 26, 2016
    Been here 25+ times
    At least grab a few books once I'm here. One of my favourite hangout when I walk pass Ngee Ann City.
  • Anastasia D.
    Buy some Book. Read Books. And Meet new Friends 👭 I Love This Place.
  • Kars A.
    Kars AlfrinkMarch 12, 2016
    Huge selection of novels and nonfiction but also a remarkably large range of eastern and western comics.
  • Ben M.
    Ben MaysonFebruary 14, 2016
    Wow. Such an amazing store. Everything available! A place to fall in love with books again...
  • Gary H.
    Gary HorFebruary 3, 2016
    Selection of books and magazines are top notch.
  • Clarissa S.
    Clarissa SuharliJanuary 6, 2016
    Been here 5+ times
    when you look for a book in one of their computers, it actually enables you to print out a location map of the shelf as well 😁
  • Ana G C.
    Ana G CsikyJanuary 4, 2016
    Best English language bookshop in Southeast Asia.
  • Julia D.
    Julia DuclosJanuary 3, 2016
    Best and biggest bookstore after borders closed.
  • Nigel
    NigelDecember 28, 2015
    Outstanding selection but expensive.
  • Mr Nor C.
    Mr Nor CNovember 14, 2015
    Attack on titan t shirts
  • Anne P.
    Anne PlazaNovember 2, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    They moved to the 4th floor now.
  • Anastasia D.
    Anastasia Dianna PutriOctober 30, 2015
    Looking for some Fashion Magazine. Comics. And Book Story.
  • Me Lik O.
    Me Lik OhJune 25, 2015
    Join the membership. They usually hold a five-day 20 percent discount for members every month.
  • Monica B.
    Monica BringleApril 30, 2015
    Amazing bookstore with unique book editions & huge book selection.
  • Rohit S.
    Rohit SahgalApril 15, 2015
    Very good graphic novel and Commando comic collection towards the rear of the store.
    Upvoted May 1
  • Mirai U.
    Mirai UchiFebruary 9, 2015
    When i was here again.
  • Brandon S.
    Brandon SchmittlingDecember 26, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    Unbelievable selection of graphic novels and periodicals. The info desk is especially helpful and usually your best place to stop first.
  • Siân N.
    Siân NgDecember 21, 2014
    Been here 25+ times
    Recently renovated to be a bit smaller. Still the same wonderful selection of books. Hard to leave empty/handed.
  • IG @antskong
    IG @antskongDecember 8, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    They did some minor renovation recently. You may not find some of the books on business, marketing, working section. They changed the arrangement and book placements. Magazine section look smaller too
  • Christabelle A.
    Christabelle AdelineNovember 27, 2014
    It always amazes me how tightly packed the shelves - endless rows of them - here are, compared to the Kinos in Jakarta. Great, great collection. Likely to have the book you've long been looking for.
  • Choo Yao Chuen Y.
    Choo Yao Chuen Yao ChuenNovember 22, 2014
    My favourite bookstore in Singapore. Cozy and wide range of books. So Sad to hear they downsizing at Ngee Ann. Hope they don't duffer the same fate as Borders.
  • 陳杰倫 (.
    陳杰倫 (ジェイ・チェン)November 1, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Now reopened at level 4 (#04-20/20B/20C). 📚📓🎉🎊🎈🎌
  • Elizabeth L.
    Elizabeth LeeNovember 1, 2014
    Been here 25+ times
    Moved to the 4th floor.
  • Lina J.
    Lina JOctober 5, 2014
    A heaven for book lovers. With a membership we'll get 10% discount
  • Vincent T.
    Vincent TanSeptember 14, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    Probably the best bookstore in SG
  • Elizabeth L.
    Elizabeth LeeSeptember 7, 2014
    Been here 25+ times
    The one-stop bookstore in Singapore which has managed to stand the test of time (so far). Very gd range of fiction, cookbooks, comics and jap books.
  • Yohan Gabriel L.
    Yohan Gabriel LiutamaAugust 29, 2014
    Best place to get business books!
  • Andrea M.
    Andrea MonniAugust 27, 2014
    One of the best bookstores I've ever seen, they also have a great comics and manga selection.
  • Irene W.
    Irene WongAugust 23, 2014
    One of the most worthwhile membership to take up if you love to read. Discount applies to magazines as well. Wait for the members sale if you are not in a hurry for 20% off.
  • Chinchew P.
    Chinchew PalsuAugust 22, 2014
    Best bookstore in se asia
  • Robin B.
    Robin BoomerAugust 16, 2014
    Avoid going on the weekends if you're claustrophobic; it's too crowded.
  • Kisty M.
    Kisty MeaMarch 20, 2014
    Heaven on Earth
  • Nathaniel H.
    Nathaniel HengJanuary 4, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Great place to sit, read and buy the book you really want. Great for kids of all ages. Something we don't really have in Chiangmai.
  • Sari
    SariDecember 30, 2013
    Simply love this place! Great collection of books - think the unthinkable. I could spend hours and hours here. They, of course, also have Japanese books collection.
  • Kristin M.
    Kristin MdashODecember 19, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Work your way from magazines, to fiction, to business, to science, journals, design, art & funky manga with your coffee in the end. Level up to the children's section, & browse the happiness section.
  • Terry L.
    Terry LevineDecember 5, 2013
    Amazing bookstore!
  • Linh L.
    Linh LeeSeptember 11, 2013
    P a r a d i s e!
  • Adey L.
    Adey LimAugust 8, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    20% sale till Sunday for all (members and non members)
  • Winnie T.
    Winnie TheresaJuly 11, 2013
    Complete YA books arranged in order from one side to another! Get lost here and have fun!
  • Maddie C.
    Maddie ColemanJuly 2, 2013
    Book utopia!
  • alwyn g.
    alwyn gohJune 13, 2013
    Last big bookstore standing after sad demise of border's.
  • Resha O.
    Resha OngMay 25, 2013
    Love this place but pleaseeee I wish that they will sell international school books
  • Darwin A.
    Darwin AntipoloMay 25, 2013
    Always wait for 20% off deal. No need to show card as grumpy cashier said. Whats the point of paying $50 membership. #nonesense
  • Tom Y.
    Tom YangApril 30, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Best bookstore in Asia (outside of Japan).
  • xu mey fen j.
    xu mey fen jessicaApril 20, 2013
    Books books
  • janice a.
    janice antheaMarch 30, 2013
    One of the biggest kinokuniya i have ever been. Full of good books
  • Dasha W.
    Dasha WayMarch 20, 2013
    U can even have a coffee here! Best place on earth!!! Don't forget u check out the Art&Design section
  • Ashley
    AshleyMarch 9, 2013
    It was awesome
  • Miu Miu
    Miu MiuMarch 5, 2013
    the best bookstore in singapore (or even in whole asia!) complete and widest selection of books! bookaholics, book hoarders and book lovers, BEWARE! :D
  • Azman A.
    Azman Abu BakarFebruary 2, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Large range of books, comics and magazine!! I loike!!!
  • Aman A.
    Aman AshraffFebruary 1, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Become a member. The discounts are well worth it!!!
  • Aman A.
    Aman AshraffFebruary 1, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    The largest bookshop I've ever set foot into in my entire life!!! You'll never want to leave!!!
  • Brian
    BrianJanuary 30, 2013
    Ask staff for their 30% staff discount. I did. (:
  • Andrew W.
    Andrew WeeJanuary 27, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    One of the nicest bookstores in the world! Must-visit if you are looking for rare books, the store also stocks up on huge variety of comics, Japanese and Chinese books.
  • Nguyen D.
    Nguyen Duc BanJanuary 9, 2013
    It is inside of Takashimaya Shopping Centre.
  • Souhail K.
    Souhail KhouryDecember 21, 2012
    One of the best and biggest bookstores in the world, comprehensive sections on everything andcparticularly the best Comics/Graphic Novels Section in the World !
  • Vic C.
    Vic CrossDecember 10, 2012
    The magazine section has a huge range of titles from across the region (including Australia!). Well worth a look!
  • M W.
    M WNovember 13, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Security is watching you... So don't even attempt to play catching here :P
  • chica
    chicaNovember 11, 2012
    the poetry section of kinokuniya is unrivaled.
  • Sarang M.
    Sarang MandkeNovember 10, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Was given assistance by the security guard to locate a book. Super helpful staff!
  • Ai Xin
    Ai XinOctober 11, 2012
    Childhood memories in the Kids' Books area.
  • Joseph A.
    Joseph AcenaSeptember 27, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    J.K.Rowling's The Casual Vacancy out today at 30% off.
  • Kimberly T.
    Kimberly TanyaSeptember 1, 2012
    Book heaven^^ come with enough money because you'd never know how many books you'd end up buying.
  • Sweet n.
    Sweet n'FabJuly 29, 2012
    Still the biggest and most complete collection
  • Binhong L.
    Binhong LeeJuly 26, 2012
    Books... Books everywhere...
  • Petteri K.
    Petteri KostermaaJune 9, 2012
    The best bookstore for Asian fiction in English in all Asia
  • Marcus N.
    Marcus NgJune 8, 2012
    20% store wide discount! :D
  • Thuy
    ThuyJune 4, 2012
    All business books can be found here. Too many = too dizzy !!
  • Sam V.
    Sam VanheukelomMay 2, 2012
    Coll big ass book store ;0)
  • Justyn O.
    Justyn OhApril 8, 2012
    They need an iphone app, like a GPS to help you find your way. Definitely.
  • IG @antskong
    IG @antskongFebruary 28, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    One if not the biggest Bookstore in Orchard. They have the best and most complete selection of books. Feel free to browse and shop.
  • Dönałd ʕ •ᴥ•ʔ
    Dönałd ʕ •ᴥ•ʔFebruary 4, 2012
    Looking for higher standard of stationary and comics? This is a right place to find 'em all. Premium prices bookstore.
  • Kit C.
    Kit ChoyJanuary 29, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    If you need a book, this will be the best to find them all. Not found, not available yet? No worry, just approach the correct counter and they will assist in ordering the book in.
  • IG @antskong
    IG @antskongDecember 23, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    One of my favorite hangout place. Customer service is good too.
  • Sameer S.
    Sameer SadhuDecember 18, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Since the demise of Borders, Kino has become the Mecca of books in Singapore. With its wide range of selection and great customer service, you are bound to spend hours and hours of your days here.
  • Jeremy T.
    Jeremy TayDecember 7, 2011
    Awesome place... Love it
  • Vanessa Q.
    Vanessa QuekDecember 7, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    The friend told me that there are pickpockets in the shop recently. Keep your belongings (phone!!!) carefully & near you esp when occupied with reading!
  • Iman H.
    Iman HidajatNovember 29, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Love this bookstore, especially the new revamp magazine section!
  • Linda M.
    Linda MNovember 25, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    very comfy place to browsing magazine for all purposes, anything r in here! Be a member and u will benefit 10% disc
  • A L.
    A LowNovember 20, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Love the Japanese magazine section. And wide selection of manga. Look for those mags with a sticker that says to get supplement from the Chinese/ Japanese counter. You get actual gifts from the mags.
  • Hatta A.
    Hatta AzizNovember 16, 2011
    Come for the books, stay for its extensive graphic novel collection.
  • Royston L.
    Royston LauNovember 13, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Best BookStore around
  • Mark H.
    Mark HollowayNovember 6, 2011
    Korean rice noodles in the basement!
  • JaneBond
    JaneBondOctober 22, 2011
    For members: 20% sale storewide until tomorrow!
  • Rikki C.
    Rikki ChaiOctober 22, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Love books, mag, manga. etc? This is the place!
  • Audrina L.
    Audrina LeeOctober 21, 2011
    Been here 50+ times
    20% off for members this weekend!
  • Sanny Y.
    Sanny YouOctober 21, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Bring your Kino card...they sell old Japanese fashion magazines at the front section at (slightly) discounted prices
  • Lidya C.
    Lidya ChuOctober 18, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    A nice place for the booklovers :)
  • Audrina L.
    Audrina LeeOctober 7, 2011
    Been here 50+ times
    The Eng mag section is closed for renovation till mid Oct.
  • bonjourbun 🌈 宝.
    bonjourbun 🌈 宝钏October 4, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    My fav bookstore in Singapore
  • эля т.
    эля тихоноваOctober 29, 2015
    Невероятно большой выбор! Отличный книжный магазин! Постоянно хожу туда, даже если просто так. Часто беру манги, как на английском так и на японском есть:)
  • lutfi m.
    lutfi mashariAugust 26, 2015
    Koleksi nya keren
  • Adi a.
    Adi asuyMarch 29, 2015
    zzzzz belanja dulu haha
  • Candy C.
    Candy ChloeAugust 8, 2014
    真的很多各种各样的书... Recommended😱
  • Dmitry P.
    Dmitry PlotnikovJanuary 7, 2014
    Лучший книжный магазин в мире
  • Elif A.
    Elif AtasoyJanuary 19, 2013
    Şimdiye kadar gördüğüm en iyi kitapçı. Tavsiye olunur.
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