There’s nothing better than a well-stocked bookstore in your neighbourhood. Surabaya has lots of great independent retailers offering art books, travel guides, political tomes and children’s tales.
Contact Information of Best Bookstores in Surabaya
|S.No.||Name of bookstores||Website||Contact Number|
|1||Periplus||https://www.periplus.com/||+62 21 4682 1089|
|2||Uranus Bookstore||https://uranusbookstore.com/||031 5024388|
|5||TBA BOOKSTORE||___||+62 31 5311764|
|6||Togamas Diponegoro||https://shopee.co.id/togamasdiponegoro||+62 31 5617197|
|7||Books & Beyond||https://www.booksbeyond.co.id/||0812-9389-3836|
|8||Gramedia||https://www.gramedia.com/||+62 31 5930745|
|9||Immanuel Bookstore||http://www.immanuelbookstore.co.id/||+62 31 5345850|
|10||Purnama Raya Book Store||___||+62 31 7344875|
|11||Kwan Bookstore||___||+62 31 5346178|
|12||TGA bookstore||http://www.tokogunungagung.com/beta/||+62 31 5915353|
|13||Toko Buku Manyar Jaya||https://toko-buku-manyar-jaya.
|14||Toko Buku Karisma||___||+62 858-5156-1275|
|15||Toko Buku Topan Jaya Kampoeng Ilmu||https://toko-buku-topan-jaya-kampoeng-ilmu.business.site/||+62 856-0794-4610|
|16||Etude Bookstore||___||+62 31 5032770|
|17||Bookstore BIMO||https://toko-buku-bimo.business.site/||+62 857-4895-5568|
|18||Avila Shop||http://www.avilashop.com/||+62 31 5021551|
|19||Varia Santa Catholic Book Store||___||+62 31 5614961|
|20||Sagung Seto||http://sagungseto.co.id/||+62 31 5026524|
|21||Law Book Store||___||+62 31 5992246|
|22||NUsantara book store||https://nusantara-book-store.business.site/||+62 896-8377-7939|
|23||Buku Rama Jaya||___||+62 813-3113-5962|
|24||Bookstore Namora Science||___||+62 812-3292-5854|
|25||Momentum Christian Literature||https://www.momentumcl.net/
Here’s a list of beat 25 Bookstores in Surabaya, ID:
Established in 1985, the Periplus bookstore in Surabaya provides high-quality imported books and magazines to readers in Indonesia. The store has over 45 retail outlets in crowded shopping areas around Indonesia, including airports and malls. Their staff is trained to be knowledgeable and helpful.
2. Uranus Bookstore
Uranus bookstore was founded in 1988 in Surabaya. They provide quality books with relatively affordable prices and excellent service. They deal in books of all categories and genres, including language books, comics, literature, fiction, educational, cooking, and much more.
Kinokuniya Bookstore in Surabaya, Indonesia is an international bookstore that is 29th years old and has a collection of approximately 3 languages, along with stationery. The bookstore has approximately 500,000 titles.
4. Aswaja Bookstore
If you are strolling around the streets of Jawa Timur in Surabaya, then do visit the Aswaja Bookstore. The bookstore has a huge collection of both new and old books. You can also find a lot of books based on Islamic culture.
5. TBA bookstore
TBA bookstore in Surabaya is one of the famous bookstores amongst Indonesian readers. They provide a selected collection of books along with stationeries and office supplies. You can also shop for luggage and travel bags at this store.
6. Togamas Diponegoro
The building of this bookstore gives out vintage and homely vibes to its visitors. You can find books of all genres and categories here, along with stationery and accessories. You can sit and read quietly at this bookstore, and the parking area is quoted wide outside the store.
7. Books & Beyond
Books & Beyond was formerly known as Times Bookstore. It was first established in 2008 with the first store in Universitas Pelita Harapan, Lippo Karawaci, Tangerang. Currently, they have 40 stores located in Surabaya, Jakarta, Tangerang, Bandung, Cikarang, Medan, Yogyakarta, Bali, Balikpapan, Manado, Palembang, and Makassar; and will continue to grow to meet the needs of book lovers in Indonesia.
Gramedia bookstore is the biggest bookstore in Indonesia. You can find any kind of book here, including foreign language books, cultural books, literature books, magazines and more. Students can easily find their academic books at this bookshop. The staff is quite friendly and helpful.
9. Immanuel Bookstore
Established in 1967, Immanuel Bookstore has now grown into one of the largest spiritual bookstores in Surabaya, Indonesia, selling a variety of products such as gift items, cards, Bibles, books and so on.
10. Purnama Raya Book Store
If you are looking for the latest and high-quality Chinese books at Surabaya, then visit Purnama Raya Book Store. They deal with Chinese language books and literature books. The staff is highly helpful and supportive.
11. Kwan Bookstore
It’s an old bookstore located at Jawa Timur, Surabaya. The bookstore deals in old books and office supplies. Readers love to come here regularly because of the fair prices and variety of products.
12. TGA bookstore
If you are looking for the best Gramedia and Periplus alternative, this is the place. TGA has its reputation among the Indonesian market, and its curated books displayed on every shelf is a reflection of the reputation itself.
13. Toko Buku Manyar Jaya
Toko Buku Manyar Jawa deals in old books and stationery. The stationery and books are available at a quite affordable rate. If you are looking for an old and rare book collection, then this the place to visit.
14. Toko Buku Karisma
Located in East Java province in Surabaya, Karisma bookstore is famous amongst school and university students. You can find a good collection of pretty notebooks and stationery at this bookstore.
15. Toko Buku Topan Jaya Kampoeng Ilmu
This is a good place for searching for any kind of books, especially for students. The prices are affordable because of you able to compare in each store. You may feel that the place is a bit cluttered, but otherwise, the collection of books at this bookstore is worth giving a visit.
16. Etude Bookstore
Etude Bookstore located in the Faculty of Psychology, Universitas Airlangga. Located on the 2nd floor, the bookstore provides Psychology course books, novels, and other reading books.
17. Bookstore BIMO
Bookstore BIMO in Surabaya is famous amongst college and universities students. The place is quite small and a bit cluttered, but you can easily find second-hand academic books at this bookstore.
18. Avila Shop
This bookshop in Surabaya deals in Catholic and Devotional books. Being one of the best catholic stores in town, they also deal with devotional music and gifts. The collection is quite exclusive, so it may be a little on the pricier side.
19. Varia Santa Catholic Book Store
Varia Santa Catholic Book Store is the second famous catholic bookstore in Surabaya. The store deals in a complete collection of books and music CD’s based on the devotional theme.
20. Sagung Seto
Sagung Seto is one of the best medical bookstores in Surabaya, Indonesia. You can find medical books and medical equipment at this bookstore.
21. Law Book Store – Universitas Airlangga
Situated in the Universitas Airlangga, the law bookstore has a calm atmosphere. The store has a complete law book collection, along with university souvenirs snacks and drinks. The staff is friendly and helpful.
22. NUsantara book store
NUsantara book store in Surabaya, Indonesia, provides a limited collection of books at an affordable price. The staff at the store is quite helpful and friendly.
23. Buku Rama Jaya
If you are looking for a budget-friendly second-hand bookstore in Surabaya, then Buku Rama Jaya is the best place to visit. The store closes early at 5 pm, so plan your visit at the day time.
24. Bookstore Namora Science
If you are in search of a book store which sells the best science collection at an affordable rate, then visit the Namora Science bookstore in Surabaya, Indonesia.
25. Momentum Christian Literature
Momentum Christian Literature is a Christian Book Store, which deals in many titles, from local books to imported books, from small booklets to thick references such as Tafairan and dictionaries.
If you are booklover, then you might not wait to check out each of the above-mentioned bookstores in Surabaya. Read a little about these stores online before visiting so that you can have an idea about the types of books the store is offering.