If you're in search of a bookstore to get a new piece of literature or a book shop to indulge your reading pleasures because you're looking for a good read, a light piece for entertainment, or in need of a historical book for educational purposes, Saigon’s bookshops will not disappoint. Here are some book places worth visiting for avid readers like you:

District 1

Here are some places worth visiting in District 1

Book Street

duongsachtphcm.com

Nguyen Van Binh Street, D1; +8428 3931 6211

A street in the heart of the city dedicated to selling books and related souvenirs including maps, posters and art. Over 20 separate vendors with plenty of cafes to sit down, providing a great shaded space to read a book or magazine in and enjoy the passing parade. Open daily from 8am until 10pm. English is spoken.

Artbook

artbook.com.vn

1B1 Nguyen Dinh Chieu, D1; +84 28 3910 3518 / 1794 / 

43 Dong Khoi, D1; +84 28 3502 1559, 3822 0838 / 

46 Le Loi, D1; +84 28 3825 7831

Specialising in English language books, magazines and travel guides. Small but with an eclectic range of books and a friendly atmosphere. English is spoken.

Fahasa

40 Nguyen Hue, D1; +84 28 3822 5796 / 60-62 Lê Lợi, D1; +84 28 3822 6386 /

391A Tran Hung Dao, D1; +84 28 3920 9329

One of the largest book suppliers in Vietnam making it popular with locals and expats. In addition to books, you can shop for stationery, gifts, souvenirs and DVDs. Children are welcome to read the comic books for free.

French Library Nam Phong

namphongsaigon.com

88 Truong Dinh, D1; +84 28 3914 7858

New and used French language books and magazines. New stock arrives every two months and orders can be placed. The library hosts regular events with authors and English and French are both spoken.

Newton

37 Nguyen Dinh Chieu, D1;

Newton provides a wide range of English books across a variety of subject matter. English is spoken.

PNC Bookshop

Pnc.com.vn

Floor 4, 65 Le Loi, Sai Gon Center Tower, D1 028 3936 5006

2A Le Duan, D1; +84 28 3822 9650; +84 28 3821 7131 / 

Floor B2, Vincom Center, 72 Le Thanh Ton, D1; +84 28 3823 3549 

Floor 2, Parkson Plaza, 34-35 Le Thanh Ton, D1, +84 28 3825 8151

Book Street Nguyen Van Binh - M04-B2 Nguyen Van Binh, 028 3823 9939

Large and modern bookstores combined with a cafes which are stocked with the latest newspapers and magazines. English is spoken.

Tribook Bookstore

158 Dong Khoi, D1; 028 3914 7445

A good selection of English books, magazines and travel guides. English is spoken.

Xuân Thu Bookstore 

391 - 391A Tran Hung Dao, D1, +84 28 3920 9329

A large selection of English, French, Chinese, Japanese and Vietnamese books on subjects that include the economy, IT, medicine, architecture and technology. English is spoken.

District 2

PNC Bookshop

pnc.com.vn

2nd Floor, 43 Thao Dien, D2; +84 28 3744 6985

VestaBookstore

 37 Xuan Thuy, Thao Dien, D2; 039 624 9650

Inpages

inpages.org

4 Le Van Mien, Thao Dien, D2

+84 126 550 2088

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An Khánh Bookstore

129-131 Luong Dinh Cua, D2, 028 3740 6132

District 3

BOA Bookstore

boabookstore.com

6 Cong Truong Quoc Te, Ward 6, D3

+84 90 989 23 12

Nhà sách Cá Chép

213 Vo Van Tan, Ward 5, D3

+84 28 6290 6951

District 10

Hikaru Shop

O4E, Truong Son, Cu Xa Bac Hai, D10

+84 708 490 507

Saigon Books

saigonbooks.com.vn

Alley 473/8 To Hien Thanh, D10

+84 28 6281 5516

For more information on shopping for books, go to Bookstores in Saigon

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