You're staying in Dresden and you are a book lover? We've prepared a list for you of the best book stores and libraries in our neighborhood, but also in the old town! Let you get inspired by the variety of awesome bookstores Dresden has to offer...
They have some books and cool postcards of Dresden and the Neustadt for you, a large selection of audio books in CDs, poetry books, some events, a changing art exhibition... all with a friendly welcome.
Tel.: +49 351 80 33 914
Bautzner Str. 67
With some foreign language books, a separate shelf for queer and feminist books, beautiful postcards, a huge corner for children's literature, this bookshop is very pleasant.
Tel.: +49 351 80 27 880
This little bookshop is a treasure! There is a handpicked selection of good books, far from bestsellers, beautiful stickers, postcards, some small souvenirs and games by Dresden artists. Also bilingual books and events, as well as concerts or readings. A cultured cat will join you in your discovery...
Monday: 12 - 19h
Tue - Fri: 11 - 19h
Saturday: 10 - 15h
Telephone: +49 351 8015087
Bautzner Str. 30
THE address in Dresden for comics - no matter what you like: US or Franco-Belgian, manga or artbook, fanzine or graphic novel.
You'll also find a wide selection of merch like: Comic, manga, anime and series figurines, Ghibli merchandise, plushies, mugs, T-shirts, confectionery from Japan, posters...
Be careful, closed on monday
Tel.: +49 351 65 57 366
-Hoyerswerdaer Str. 29 (Neustadt)
-Hertha-Lindner-Straße 10 (Altstadt)
A manga and anime fans paradise in Dresden.
A wide selection of manga, pins, mobile phone cases, plush and collector figures, soundtracks, J-Rock & J-Pop, Japanimport, drawing utensils & accessories for mangaka, huge range of cosplay accessories and merchandise.
Tel.: +49 351 32938058
The biggest bookshop in Dresden, you'll find everything here, including a large selection of foreign-language literature! If you're feeling peckish, there's a café in the bookstore.
Tel.: +49 351 497360
In need of inspiration for your next trip? This shop brings together: travel guides, maps, calendars, posters, climbing guides, travel novels and much more! Every month there is a new area, with special books on the topic.
Tel: +49 351 8996560
Wilsdruffer Straße 18
The main library in Dresden. From the first and second floors you have a beautiful (free) view of the Altmarkt. On the second floor there is an original socialist wall frieze from the GDR and a café. Perfect to warm up on cold days 😉
Tel: +49 351 8648233
Königsbrücker Straße 26
The local library of Neustadt.
Tel: +49 351 8030841
Zellescher Weg 18
In this library you will find the "Codex Dresdensis (or Dresden Codex), one of the four preserved and authentic Mayan manuscripts (the only one of the four Mayan codices that can be viewed). It is dated between 1200 and 1250 and is described with hieroglyphs, pictures and numerical signs.
Tel.: +49 351 4677-390/420