Even though thousands of books these days have been digitized to make it more convenient for people in the digital era, some still prefer the feeling of flipping through pages, the smell of the books, or the fact that you can write on it. Especially in this gloomy weather, books can be your perfect companion for staying in.
1Innwa Books & Cafe
It is a great place for Books and Coffee Lovers. The atmosphere is filled by smells of books and coffee. You can go around the shop, pick a book with a cup of coffee and sit on the couches. A heaven for bookworms.
Innwa Books & Cafe – 206(D), 2nd Floor, Myanmar HAGL Plaza, corner of Kaba Aye Pagoda Rd and No.1 Industrial Rd, Bahan Tsp, Yangon | Ph : 09 263684559, 09 5119134.
2Yangon Book Plaza
Big for Book shop, with cafe shop, Restaurant and also playground for children. Every Saturday and Sunday, there will be Talk show, Reading Poem competition. If you haven’t been there yet, it is a good play to visit for book lovers.
Yangon Book Plaza – 5th Floor, Than Market, Lamadaw Tsp, Yangon | Ph : 09 767 019926.
3TAB Book Centre
One of the big hall books store in Yangon. Stocked with a variety of local and international books mostly covering school subjects of a wide range of levels and stationery for young and adult.. Subjects include electronics, medicine, business & management, art & decoration, IGCSE, IELTS, TOFEL, SAT, primary, secondary, and International children’s books.
Shop 1 – 4015, 4016, 4017, Taw Win Centre, 3rd Floor, Pyay Rd, Dagon Tsp, Yangon | Ph : 01-8600042, 01-8600043, 01-8600044.
Shop 2 – 8580 (B), Myanmar Culture Valley, (Basement) People’s Park, U Wisara Rd, Dagon Tsp, Yangon | Ph : 09 3230 7533, 09 3230 7534.
Shop 3 – 946, ThuhDama Rd, North Okkalapa Tsp, Yangon | Ph : 01-692283, 01-692279.
Shop 4 – 1st Floor, Hledan Center, Kamaryut Tsp, Yangon | Ph : 09 799 888 671.
4Monument Books & Toys
Monument Books in Myanmar offers a selection of books in a variety of other languages such as English, French and some Korean and Japanese. Their stores carry a wide selection of books including and up-to-date range of popular fiction and nonfiction, children’s books, history of Myanmar and Southeast Asia. Travel, Cookery, Health, Parenting, Self-help, Religion, Art and Design and general reference books including dictionaries and atlases. Monument Toys Myanmar is a retailer & wholesaler of high quality, branded toys and games.
Monument Books and Toys – 37/A, Pho Yar Zar St, Kyauk Kone, Yankin Tsp, Yangon | Ph : 01 536306, 01 537805.
5Myanmar Book Centre
Wholesale and Retail Business. Currently running 3 retail shops in Yangon. You can get Educational Books, Books on Myanmar, Trade Books, Educational Materials and Lab equipment and Electronic Equipment in one place with reasonable price.
Shop 1 – 55, Baho Rd, Corner of Baho Rd & Ahlone Rd, Ahlone Tsp, Yangon | Ph : 01 221 271, 01 212 409, 09 730 15993, 09 731 47732.
Shop 2 – 561-567, Room (3), Ground Floor, MAC Tower (1), Merchant St, Yangon | Ph : 01 370 532, 01 384 508.
Shop 3 – 245-247, Anawrahta Rd,Infront of Shwe Pazon Drinks, Lanmadaw Tsp, Yangon | Ph : 09 26424 8938, 09 26424 8939.
100 years after the outbreak of the First World War, Bookworm Books present an array of fiction and non-fiction about wars throughout history. Not into war books? Find books from other categories on all subjects, for all ages, there are thousands to choose from. Bookworm Books have the widest choice of books at the best prices in Myanmar.
Bookworm Books – 229, Pansodan Street (Upper Block), Kyauktada Tsp, Yangon | Ph : 09 780 162900.
7PANSODAN BOOK STALLS
The streets surrounding Pansodan Road are filled with book sellers, selling everything from modern day classics to those that are at least a few decades old. Look very closely and you may discover a few hidden gems, or failing that, just pick up anything you can get your hands on. An absolute must for book lovers.
Pansodan Rd, Kyauktada Tsp, Yangon