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Nostos Books

Linger in this lovely second hand book store
Opening Hours 12pm - 8pm

Located in Setagaya, Nostos Books is a famous second hand book store in which you can while away an afternoon or just mooch around for an hour or two. With a primary focus on design and art, the book store itself is stylish with modern glass exterior and vintage bookshelves. There is ample choice at Nostos with over 3,000 books to pick from.

Transport Shoinjinjamae Station (Tokyu Setagaya Line)
+81 3 5799 7982
4-2-12, Setagaya, Setagaya-ku, Tokyo‬‬‬‬154-0017

1. The glass front looks out over a one-minute walk from the Shōin Jinja-mae Station on the Tokyu Setagaya Line.

2. Wooden bookshelves and vintage lighting create a comfortably homey space for readers.

3. The shop specialises in secondhand books, but you might not realise it upon first glance, given the great condition of each.

4. Magazines and other periodicals are also available, and as well cared for as books are.

5. From poetry to fiction and everything in between - the variety and selection make this a little slice of heaven for book lovers.

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