8 Biggest Book Shops In The World

by | Apr 23, 2019 | Travel | 1 comment

Enough of tropical beaches, snowy mountains, and cloudy terrain. Its time to rest your back on the chair and read books. Because they lead to a whole new journey. Smell the books with wonderful walls and get indulged. If you are a serious book-lover visit these 8 biggest book shops in the world.

Powell’s Book Store In Portland, Oregon

Powell’s book store in Oregon is 68,000 square feet in area. The store has 1 million books with a sale of 3,000 books per day.

Powell’s Book Store In Portland, Oregon

Barnes & Nobel In Union Square In New York City

Barnes & Noble have 62,000 square feet on the sales floor. From author signings, book fair, workshops, and readings, the book store hosts everything.

Barnes & Nobel In Union Square In New York City

Cook & Book In Brussels, Belgium

Cook & Book is majorly into selling cookbooks. The size of the store in that of a supermarket which is divided into eight themed spaces. They even match the theme of the eight eating joints.

Cook & Book In Brussels, Belgium

Waterstones Piccadilly In London, England

Waterstones is known to be the biggest bookstore chain in London while the Piccadilly branch is the largest in Europe. The store has six floors with more than 8 miles of bookshelves.

Waterstones Piccadilly In London, England

The Strand In New York City

The Strand bookstore has 18 miles of books. These books are a combination of new, used and rare books. The best part is when the weather is sunny people sit in kiosks outside the central park to read.

The Strand In New York City

The Bookworm In Beijing, China

The Bookworm is a store for people who are a huge book freak. Basically, it’s a combo of bookshop, library, bar, and restaurant. From regular activities, movie nights, open mics, and book reading sessions, it has it all. It is truly a spectacular place!

The Bookworm In Beijing, China

Bart’s Books In Ojai, California

Bart’s Books is known to be the largest outdoor bookstore in the world. To all the book worms, some books are sold on an ‘honor system’. It means to pick what you like and leave some money in the coffee cans.

Bart’s Books In Ojai, California

The House Of Books In St Petersburg, Russia

The House of Books is spread over three floors. Here you can pick up your favorite genre from the bookshelves, sit by the window and enjoy the reading.

The House Of Books In St Petersburg, Russia

So, have you packed your suitcases?