If you are a student and preparing for competitive exams, head towards ABC (Appa Balwant Chowk). The place is full of books! But if you are a kind of person who loves reading books all the time with a mug full of coffee, then there are some amazing shops you would love to visit.
Akshardhara- If you love and admire Marathi literature, this place is heaven. They have a collection of some rare books. It has been a constant supplier of amazing literature pieces since 1994. The place is one of Gulzar’s personal favorites. They have more than 1000 books covering around 300 publishers. You get to see a huge collection of Stories, Fictions, Novels, Biographies, Autobiographies, and much more.
Where? 1302, Sanas Plaza, Near Atre Hall, Bajirao Rd, Subhash Nagar, Shukrawar Peth, Pune, Maharashtra 411002
Time? 10 AM to 9 PM
Landmark- You must be aware of this quite famous chain of bookshops. It has a large collection of books ranging from suspense, humor, novel, etc. written by some well-known authors. They also offer magazines, game CDs, and a lot of other engaging stuff.
Where? SGS mall, Camp, Pune.
Time? 10 AM to 8.30 PM
Popular book house- It justifies the name. Since the shop is at Deccan, it is very popular. They have educational books, novels, stories, comics, magazines, and much more. You get to rent the books and return them if you do not wish to buy.
Where? 759/75, Fergusson College Road Main Road, Deccan Gymkhana, Pune – 411004, Near Goodluck Hotel.
Time? 9.30 AM to 8.30 PM
The word book- This store is for kids, grown-ups, epicures, literature lovers, students, etc. The owner and staff members are very attentive and knowledgable. They also offer a great discount on books.
Where? 898, Bootee Street, Near Camp Railway Reservation Centre, Boottee Street, Camp, Pune.
Time? 9.30 AM to 7 PM.
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Express book service- This is one of the oldest (since 1963) book shops in Pune. they not only sell a variety of books but also movies and songs. You will get all original copies of all latest books with delightful service.
Where? 2435/3, East St, Hulshur, Camp, Pune, Maharashtra 411001
Time? 9 AM to 9 PM.
Sophia book shop- How about a bookshop where you get to read books in multiple languages including German, Japanese, Swedish, Korean, Chinese, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Dutch, Hebrew, Persian, Russian, and Italian along with Hindi and English? This another old school shop is an attraction for many book lovers in Pune city.
Where? Building No 28/2, Lane No D North Main Road, Koregaon Park, Pune – 411001
Time? 9 AM to 7 PM
Crossword- This famous chain of book shop has whatever you wish to read. If you want to be a Bawse, strong reading is very important. Crossword offers fiction, biographies, regional, non-fictional books. Their ambiance categorizes every book properly to offer you ease in finding what you want.
Where? Ozone, ITI Rd, Anand Park, Aundh, Pune, Maharashtra 411001
12-3/B, City Pride Multiplex, 3rd Lane, Paschimanagri, Kothrud, Pune, Maharashtra 411038
Shop no-11, First Floor, Plot no 207, 1A & 1B, Phoenix Marketcity, Viman Nagar Rd, Clover Park, Viman Nagar, Pune, Maharashtra 411014
Magarpatta Police Station Rd, Magarpatta City, Hadapsar, Pune, Maharashtra 411028
Time? 10.30 AM to 10 PM
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We believe there is altogether a different vibe of book shops that makes us stick around and buy books from there. Also, there is no waiting for book delivery as well as delivery charges. And the best part about buying books from the shop is that you get to check the books before you buy. Do visit all these shops and let us know your experience.