We all love buying books. The feeling that we get when we buy a book is divine. We like feeling the cover and pages. Some people (me) like smelling them. In the modern times we just switch our phones or computers on and buy books online, but the feeling of going to a bookstore and buying books is something that cannot be described. I know you feel it too. So, here is a list of 5 best bookstores in Delhi-NCR you need to visit soon.
Bahrisons is in the book industry since 1953. It is one of the oldest bookstores in Delhi and still holds it’s place in the list of 5 best bookstores in Delhi-NCR. Bahrisons has many branches but the oldest on is in Khan market which is a prime location. Once you enter in this world there is no going back. You will find every book you need and won’t leave empty handed. The staff is really helpful and will even suggest books if you ask.
They have several branches at prime locations. So, you don’t have to drive yourself crazy in order to locate them.
Here is the list of the branches: Khan market
Opp Main Gate, Khan Market, New Delhi, Delhi 110003 click here for location on map Saket Unit no.2, Rectangle 1. Dlf place Saket, Saket District Centre, District Centre, Sector 6, Pushp Vihar, New Delhi, Delhi 110017 click here for location on map Gurgaon/Gurugram
Galleria Market R1, Galleria Market, 2nd floor, DLF Phase-IV, India, Gurugram, Haryana 122009 click here for location on map
This is one of the largest bookstores in Delhi, which is why it finds it’s place in 5 Best Bookstores in Delhi-NCR. It is located at Connaught Place which is considered the heart of Delhi. The bookstore has Cha bar inside. So, you can browse for your favourite book while sipping some tea. They even have some pop up shops inside where you like buy beautiful bookish stuff. What else do you need?
N-81, Connaught Place, New Delhi Click here for location on map
This bookshop is a heaven for readers. It is located in Khan market and the location isn’t the only good thing about it. The moment you enter the bookstore, you connect with aura of the store. Books + Food is every readers comfort place, and this store offers both. You will find stacks and stacks of books. You will find every book you need here.
Location N-16, Basement & 3rd floor, Greater Kailash-1, N Block, Greater Kailash I, New Delhi, Delhi 110048 Click here for location on map
4. The Bookshop
This bookstore first opened in 1970, and since then is one of the most sophisticated bookstore you will ever find. The area and the store itself holds a serene environment. You will feel calm and relaxed while book browsing. If you are lucky, you might get a chance to meet the cat or the stray dog outside the store, and both of them love a good petting. The collection is amazing. They organise author meet-ups every now and then. So, don’t wait and plan to visit the store now.
Location Market 13/7, Jor Bagh, New Delhi, Delhi 110003 Click here for location on map
5. Chapter 101
So, if you haven’t heard about this one, were you living under a rock all this time? This is a bookstore full of character and calming aura. The moment you step in, you are struck by the beauty of the interior. They have a lot of rare and collectable books. You will find signed and first edition as well. I was speechless the first time I entered through the doors. I wanted to touch every book and take all of them with me. I still get all excited when I enter the bookstore. I will suggest you visit this bookstore as soon as you can. I promise, you will love it. Thank me later.
101D, First Floor
South Point Mall, Phase V
Golf Course Road, Gurgaon – 122 009 Click here for location on map
So, I have poured my heart out on this one. There are many bookstores in Delhi-NCR, but the ones listed above are close to my heart. I love visiting these places and I hope you do to.
If you liked the post or did visit any of these stores, do write to me and we can talk all about them.