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199 Long St., Cape Town City Centre, Cape Town 8001, South Africa | +27 21 423 5739
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Books or music
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Historic, Eclectic
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Clarke's has been a Long Street institution since 1956, building a reputation among dedicated bookworms as a serious literary paradise. The two floors are a labyrinth of new and secondhand tomes, many focusing on South African culture and history—there's even a section for rare and out-of-print texts.

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Clarke's Bookshop

Clarke's has been a Long Street institution since 1956, building a reputation among dedicated bookworms as a serious literary paradise. The two floors are a labyrinth of new and secondhand tomes, many focusing on South African culture and history—there's even a section for rare and out-of-print texts.