Famous bookstores of Lahore

In this article, we have listed the famous bookstores of Lahore.

Lahore city is famous for its historical background and beautiful places. It is known to be as the cultural heart of Pakistan; we can find many beautiful places in Lahore. However, this city has some of the top best bookstores that have served generations after generations.

Anees book corner

I am sure many of you must have heard this name. This shop is in Main market, Gulberg and one of the biggest bookstores in Lahore. They deal in all kinds of books, new and old too. They also have course related books available at their shop too.


Readings bookstore is one of the largest bookstores in Lahore, it is in Gulberg and DHA as well. They have a vast variety of books for every interest. They have comfortable corners where readers can spend hours in reading their favourite books as well. This bookstore has various sections which contain old books as well as new book.

Punjab book company

Punjab book company is near Old Mozang road. Its an old book shop which has many books available here. You can get all sorts of books here, be if classic novels to art books to historical books etc.


Ferozsons was established back in 1894. It used to be a publishing house that used to print books in Lahore but later it became one the largest book distribution networks in Pakistan. It has over five outlets in Lahore and other outlets are in different cities of Pakistan. Their head office is also on Mall Road, Lahore.

Liberty Books

Liberty books was established in 1961. It is a one stop shop for all the book lovers out there. Liberty books is known to have one of the best book collections and series from around the world. It is a heaven for the book lovers. It has gained popularity in all these years and continue to grow its chain of bookshops.


Kitabistan is also one of the biggest bookstores in DHA. They have a huge collection of books; in fact, this is that one bookstore which has all the books available that many bookshops don’t. So, you can easily find any book here.

Ilmi Kitab Khana

Ilmi kitab khana is the oldest bookshops of Lahore and has the largest variety on academic books. Apart from academic books they also sell second handbooks. Ilmi kitab khana is situated in Urdu Bazar.

Pak Book Corporation

Pak book corporation, established in 1975, has the largest collection of books. They primarily deal with academic books, course books, professional books, and much more. This is also one of the largest bookstores on Queen’s Road, Lahore.

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By Natasha Irshad

Natasha Irshad holds a degree in Marketing & Management from University of London. She is interested in writing about education and pop culture.

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