Considered to be the largest bookstore in the world, Powell’s City of Books is located in the Pearl District in downtown Portland, Oregon. The store was founded in 1971, and covers an entire city block, or just over 1.5 acres of floor space.
Over 4 million used and new books can be found in Powell’s in over 3,000 different sections. Powell’s buys books as well as selling them; an estimated 3,000 are purchased each day.
The store hosts a regular program of book readings, signings, lectures and other events and has several other area outlets, including one at Portland Airport.Places nearby:
Washington Park: A Little Bit Of Everything Here 2 km / 1 mi
Oregon Museum Of Science And Industry One Of The Leading Science Centers In The Nation 2 km / 1 mi
Pittock Mansion: Portland's Best View 2 km / 1 mi
Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area: A Pacific Northwestern Haven for Nature Lovers 88 km / 55 mi
Things to do in Tillamook, Oregon 90 km / 56 mi