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10 Amazing Book Shops In Delhi Every Bookworm Should Know About

10 Amazing Book Shops In Delhi Every Bookworm Should Know About

If you are a bookworm you might already be familiar with the importance of being physically present in a book shop, to be able to flip through the pages, read the back cover of various books before you settle on some, to bargain with shopkeepers, and moreover to be able to check if your book has no damage or anything of that sort.

Now if you are done purchasing your favorite books from Amazon and Flipkart, and want to physically visit some book stores to be able to enjoy the intoxicating smell of new books around you while you pick out your favorite books in an old school manner, we got you!


So here are 10 book stores in New Delhi you might want to visit if you are looking to buy books that are affordable and in great condition:

Daryaganj Sunday Book Market

Daryaganj Sunday Book Market

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Located in: Asaf Ali Rd, Chatta Lal Miya, Chandni Mahal, Daryaganj, New Delhi

Opening hours: 9 am – 6 pm (Sundays only)

Nearest metro station: The Delhi Gate Metro Station

Second-Hand Book shop

Second Hand Book shop

Located in: Netaji Subhash Marg, Kucha Lal Man, Daryaganj, New Delhi

Opening hours: 10 am – 6 pm (Monday to Sunday)

Nearest metro station: The Delhi Gate Metro Station

Nai Sarak Book market

Nai Sarak Book market

Located in: 1680, Nai Sarak, Roshanpura, Chandni Chowk, New Delhi

Opening Hours: 10 am – 5 pm (Monday to Saturday)

Nearest metro station: Chandni Chowk Metro Station

Big Book Bazar

Big Book Bazar

Located in: 3531, N.S.Marg, Kucha Lal Man, Daryaganj, New Delhi

Opening hours: 10 am – 9 pm (Monday to Sunday)

Nearest metro station: The Delhi Gate Metro Station

Ram Gopal Sharma & Sons

Ram Gopal Sharma & Sons

Located in: 44 Shankar Market, Connaught Circus, Connaught Place, Connaught Place, New Delhi

Opening hours: 10 am – 7 pm (Monday to Saturday)

Nearest metro station: Rajiv Chowk Metro Station

New Book Land

New Book Land

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Located in: Janpath Rd, Janpath, Connaught Place, New Delhi

Opening hours: 10 am – 8 pm (Monday to Sunday)

Nearest metro station: Janpath Metro Station

Midland The Book Shop

Midland The Book Shop

Located in: Shop No.20, Aurobindo Palace Market, near Church, Hauz Khas, New Delhi

Opening hours: 11:30 am – 8:30 pm (Monday to Sunday)

Nearest metro station: Green Park Metro Station

Famous Book Store

Famous Book Store

Located in: Shop No 25, Janpath Bhawan, Janpath Market, New Delhi

Opening hours: 11:30 am – 9:30 pm (Monday to Friday)

2pm – 9:30pm (Saturdays)

Nearest metro station: Janpath Metro Station

Novel Seller

Novel Seller

Located in: E48, 6 Number St, Block E, Sangam Vihar, New Delhi

Opening hours: 9 am – 10 pm (Monday to Saturday)

Nearest metro station: Saket Metro Station

The Bookshop

The Bookshop

Located in: Market 13/7, Jor Bagh, New Delhi

Opening hours: 11 am – 6 pm (Monday to Saturday)

Nearest metro station: The Lodhi Colony Metro Station

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The opening hours may vary at some of these shops due to the ongoing pandemic restrictions, nevertheless, you’ll undoubtedly be greeted with a large number of books from across a wide range of genres.

The book shops at Daryaganj even offer you books for a price as cheap as ₹20.

They also have classics which are in great condition, starting at ₹100. The majority of the shops at Daryaganj also sell books on the basis of weight, ranging from ₹100/Kg to ₹500/Kg.

Truly a bookworm’s happiest dream right? While you are at it, don’t forget to visit the 2022 New Delhi World Book Fair which will begin on Saturday, 8 January and end on Sunday, 16 January, and will be held at New Delhi’s Pragati Maidan.

(Image source: from the Photogallery of the respective book shops)

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