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iXiGOers Dec 09 2012

Which are the most popular book markets in Delhi?

Jigyasha Prasad DEC 10 2012
6 people found this answer useful Useful ?Yes

Is the voracious reader inside you causing an itch even on your holiday? Head straight to these popular book markets in Delhi and dive into the printed pages you love!

Books (by jlz)

Darya Ganj

Daryaganj is one of the most famous markets in Delhi. Known for its Sunday Market, this place is dotted with books of all colours and sizes. Reader’s favourite place, one can buy a lot of second hand books at very reasonable prices. Rejoice! Parking here might be a problem, so take our advice and head here via the comfortable and convenient metro. Do remember, the book market only happens on Sundays and if you come here on a weekday, you might not find any books at all!

Daryaganj Market (by Koshyk)

Nai Sarak

The book market in Nai Sarak is one of the popular book markets in Delhithat connects Chandni Chowk and Chawri Bazaar. The lane is filled with booksellers selling all sorts of books ranging from course books to fiction to autobiographies. If you are desperately looking for a certain academic book, it is highly likely that you will find it here. You can also pick up all sorts of stationery for school, office or home, at wholesale prices! Other than books, you can also visit Chandni Chowk for food and shopping.

Different books (by austineva)

Om Book Store

Om Book Store is another popular book shop in Delhi. You can take your pick from the latest releases or classics, and as a matter of fact, the place also has a good collection of children's books and hobby books as well. The best part about this bookstore is, that it has multiple outlets all over the city.

World Book Fair

Taking place in the month of February, the World Book Fair is a major attraction for book lovers all over India. Often addressed as the 'Book Capital of India', Delhi organises the World Book Fair with great gusto at Pragati Maidan. This biannual festival is the world’s second largest book exhibition event and registers the participation of approximately 23 countries together. This is also India’s oldest book fair and countless bookworms stream into Pragati Maidan to make it a roaring success every season.

With all these options at your disposal, you will surely find the book you are looking for in one of these popular book markets in Delhi. If not, there are also other chain bookstores like Landmark, Crosswords and many others you can head to.

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