Bras Basah Complex

Used books

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What we say: 4 stars

One of the rare things that isn't more expensive in Singapore is used books and you won't have to look hard to find them — they're all in the Bras Basah Complex.

Of the 20-some bookstores most sell a variety of new and used reading material, and you can pick up a paperback in gently used condition for as little as $2.

One of the best is the Evernew Bookstore on the ground level with a bargain bin priced at 3 for $5 and discounted travel guides, textbooks and children's books in the back of the store.

If these prices are still going to break your budget, Singapore's National Library is a short walk away and you can read there for free.

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231 Bain St (between Victoria St and North Bridge Rd)
Opening Hours: Daily 10:00 - 21:00, but hours vary by shop
Last updated: 1st October, 2011

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