Vijitha Yapa Bookshop

Posted on September 4, 2017
CategoryBook Shop
Status Open now
Vijitha Yapa Bookshop

The Vijitha Yapa Group of Companies began in April 1981 when Vijitha Yapa Associates were appointed by Dow Jones & Company Limited of USA to represent them for advertising sales and distribution of their publications as the exclusive agent.


The International Herald Tribune of Hong Kong, Newsweek Magazine, The Reader’s Digest, The Economist, Business Week and The Times Group of India are among those who are represented by Vijitha Yapa for the sale of their publications in Sri Lanka.

In addition, Lonely Planet Publications of Australia, Periplus Publications of Singapore, Konark Publications of India and Time Warner Books of UK are among the publishers who distribute their books on an exclusive basis through the Vijitha Yapa Group in Sri Lanka. In 1991 the Vijitha Yapa Group decided to establish a chain of bookshops, and today, there are twelve branches.

Vijitha Yapa Bookshop is the largest English bookstore chain in Sri Lanka and offers more than 250,000 titles altogether.. The Vijitha Yapa group hold the exclusive rights to sell books in the transit lounge of Colombo’s International Airport. Vijitha Yapa Subscriptions is the largest subscription agent in Sri Lanka. The Vijitha Yapa group has 150 employees and is primarily involved with media related activities.

Service Offering

  • Books
  • Order
  • Delivery
  • Online Reservation
  • Supplies
  • Guaranteed
  • Rentals
  • Bookstore Gift

Features Available

  • Wifi
  • Consultation
  • Online Reservations
  • Accepts Credit Cards
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Free Parking

  • Magazines


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How many Genre of books does Vijitha Yapa Bookshop offers?

Vijitha Yapa Bookshop is the largest bookshop in all over Sri Lanka. They provides tons of book types. All genre of books and even all over the world around books would easily available at this largest book store. This book store specialized in selling foreign & local novels, magazines and pictorial tomes.

Does the online store having any age limits to use their service?

The online store is not eligible for kids to use and not to share any of their personal information for those who under the age of 18 (minor). However, it will be completely fine, if they use under the guidence of their parents/guardinans.

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