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This Hidden Vintage-Looking Bookstore In KL Has Over 3 Million Books & It’s Perfect For Bookworms


Calling all bookworms because this is a must-visit place for book lovers! This old bookstore in Kuala Lumpur is home to over three (3) million books and the store itself looks so vintage. Nestled in Jalan Tun H S Lee, you would not believe that this small and hidden shop lot can house over a million books!


KL’s Largest Bookstore With Over 3 Million Books

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If you want to make a visit to this place, it is called – Junk Book Store. According to the Malaysia Book of Records, this is the second largest second hand bookstore in Malaysia. And, it is also known as the largest bookstore in Kuala Lumpur. Oozing vintage vibes, this place is definitely worth a trip whenever you are in KL.

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Comics, Novels & More At Junk Book Store

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This bookstore even has an upper level that you can access with stairs. Make no mistake that every inch or every corner of this shop lot is filled with books. The best part is that you can find tons of different books here, from comics to novels, and more! Whether or not you like books, you’d definitely find something you like here!

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Must-Visit When In KL

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This bookstore has been around for over 20 years and it still remains a hidden gem. Now that the word’s out, make sure you visit this store whenever you are in Kuala Lumpur and have some free time to spare. It looks stunning and it’ll definitely take you back in time. Plus, you might even find your favourite books here!

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Junk Book Store

Address: 78, Jalan Tun H S Lee, City Centre, 50050 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur

Opening hours: 830am – 3pm (Monday to Friday), 830am – 2pm (Saturday), Closed on Sunday

Link(s): Facebook 

Feature image credit: (left) @adham_ahmad89 (Instagram), (right) @shafiqanaksaleh (Instagram)

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