01-02-2018 09:00 AM | Shilpika Bajpai | My Indian Dream
This bookstore holds a record of 80,000 books in Srinagar.
Situated near the beautiful Dal Lake is the Gulshan Books, a bookstore for all. This bookstore that consists of 80,000 books provides you a calm atmosphere with a scenic view that every reader can enjoy.
Gulshan Books is the only bookstore in the country located near a lake. The store was established in 2016 with an aim to promote reading after 2014 floods in Kashmir.
Currently, the bookshop has a reading room with a cafe where they can sip on their coffee and enjoy their reading session. One can reach the bookstore in a shikara.
The bookstore got it's record in the Limca Book Of Records which came as a surprise to the owner, Ahmed and he only looks forward to maintaining the literary heritage in Kashmir.