Reading has been a cult favorite for many people across Bhubaneswar. It is one of the best habit one can attain in their life.
As the digital age is rapidly growing and the use of electronic gadgets such as kindle and iPad have changed the way we read but many avid readers stick to good old school way of visiting bookstores to browse, get the feel of the turning around the pages and the smell of a new book and grab the perfect copies for themselves.
Books will never go out of fashion for some bibliophiles.
Here is a list of 5 best book stores you can visit in Bhubaneswar and have a good time browsing and cultivate the love for books again within you.
1. Walking BookFairs
My favourite bookstore in the town, Walking Bookfairs is a cosy and intimate bookstore. You’ll find a lot of books from multiple genres and if you browse around long enough, you can find some gems in there which will make your patience totally worth it.
From classic works of literature, poetry to bestsellers of fiction they find a major place in their collection. This place is a heaven for bibliophiles who’d just like to be able to find books that are rare and are worth the read.
Location: AMRI Hosp Road, Phase I, Khandagiri, Bhubaneswar.
2. Oxford Book Store
One of the largest bookstores in Bhubaneswar, the size and selection of various books in the store will have you browsing it for hours. You can enjoy some delicious food and drinks with Cha Bar inside the store, which also make it the perfect spot to meet your friends. Buy a book, grab a chai and have some delightful conversation with your friends.
Location: Symphony Mall, Bhubaneswar
3. Sadashiv Book World
Books on books on books- that’s literally how this book store looks like from inside and there’s enough reason to love it. The huge collection of new arrivals, best sellers, Fiction and Non-fiction, children books will keep you coming back to get more. They also deal with a wide range of office and student stationery items.
Location: Plot no -209, Lane number 2, Bapuji Nagar, Bhubaneswar
Contact: 0674 2597045
4. AK Mishra Book Store
AK Mishra Agencies Pvt Ltd. Is one of the oldest bookstores in the city. Deals with books from all leading publications, this book store serves to a wide number of customers and have books for all genres and subjects including magazines and stationary. Step into the store any day of the week except Sunday as it remains closed.
Location: Metro House, Saheed Nagar, Bhubaneswar.
5. Padmalaya Book Store
Located centrally in the city, this bookstore is famous among students in the city. Walk into the store & your senses shall be overwhelmed by the smell of books & long shelves lined with a variety of things to read. Selling academic books in more numbers but it has a good collection of novels and magazines in the store as well. From fiction novels to autobiographies, has just about everything and is truly a reader’s paradise!
Location: Unit 3, Janpath Rd, Kharabela Nagar, Bhubaneswar
Get a break from browsing online sites and visit the above-listed bookstores in Bhubaneswar for an immersive reading experience! Bookstores are crucial in maintaining the fun and ambiance associated with reading and gives and wholesome experience to the readers. Let us know your favorite bookstores in Bhubaneswar and if we missed any of it drop in the comments!