If you are in Connaught Place and feel the need to sit down and have a cuppa and relax a bit then the Oxford Book Store is the best place to be. It is a paradise for any book lover or if you’re trying to get your child to start reading. The bright red Oxford sign welcomes you and if you think you can just drop in, pick up a book and leave, we should warn you – that’s going to be pretty difficult to do given their vast collection of books in every conceivable genre.
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Established in 1919 Oxford Bookstore has had its doors open for almost a century. The Oxford Bookstore overflows with a treasure trove of books waiting to be discovered making it a universe that inspires people to read. You can easily spend a few hours sitting there and browsing through the books.
There are couches at the backside for you to sit and admire the lavishly lit bookshelves. Plus there is always a ladder present to help you in reaching out to the books on the highest shelves.
Almost all the genres and variety of books, which can be read and bought, are present. The place also has manga comic books for anime lovers.
When you get tired and hungry after scouring the bookshelves, the Cha Bar which is attached to the store is where you can rejuvenate with snacks and a beverage. Their collection of tea is very impressive.
They have an impressive range of books for kids. So if you’re raising a book lover then you should definitely check out the Oxford Book Store. They also have loads of events and workshops for kids and adults, so don’t forget to check out their Facebook page.
Where Is It: N 81, Barakhamba Road, Block N, Connaught Place, New Delhi
Opening Hours: 9.30 AM – 9.30 PM
Website: Oxford Book Store
Facebook: Oxford Book Store Connaught Place
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