Photos: Ten places all book lovers must visit

Updated: 27 September, 2019 11:14 IST | Soumil Kamat
  • Denali National Park, Alaska
    Into the Wild book is one book every travel lover would vouch for. A man's solo journey across Alaska, have not only intrigued book lovers but adventure freaks as well. The park encompasses Alaska's interior wilderness. It is home to wildlife including grizzly bears, wolves, moose, caribou and Dall sheep. Popular means of exploration are biking, backpacking and hiking, on maintained trails or in backcountry.
  • Alnwick Castle, Northumberland
    Delight for Harry Potter fans, the Alnwick Castle in Northumberland is every Potterhead's dream of going to Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. A must visit place for all Potterheads!
  • Dubrovnik, Croatia
    The Song of ice and fire books by George R R Martin gained instant popularity as Game of Thrones series. The breathtaking locales range from Northen Ireland to Malta to Morocco and Iceland. From season two onwards, filming moved from Malta to Dubrovnik in Croatia which is in the image.
  • Yorkshire Moor, U.K
    Anybody who has loved Wuthering heights by Emily Bronte will know the importance of Yorkshire Moor and the stunted tree. There is an air of mystery about the place, and the tree sits in stark isolation on the moors. This place is enough to give chills.
  • St. Petersburg, Russia
    The modern day St Petersburg in Russia is nothing like what was portrayed in Fyodor Dostoyevsky's Crime and Punishment. Nonetheless, it does take back to the 1860s where it focuses on some of the grimmer aspects of St. Petersburg.
  • Verona, Italy
    Three of Shakespeare's plays are set in Verona: Romeo and Juliet, The Two Gentlemen of Verona, and The Taming of the Shrew. The city has been awarded World Heritage Site status by UNESCO because of its urban structure and architecture.
  • Hobbiton, Matamata, New Zealand
    The Hobbit-holes, otherwise called Smials in The Lord of the rings series looks extremely cosy and it does have a vibrant feel to it. This Hobbitton near Matamata , New Zealand is a dream for all LOTR fans. Pic/YouTube
  • Chatsworth House, Derbyshire
    In the 2005 film version of Pride and Prejudice, the stunning Chatsworth House in Derbyshire provided exterior and interiors for Mr Darcy’s swanky mansion at Pemberly. Standing on the east bank of the River Derwent, Chatsworth looks across to the low hills that divide the Derwent and Wye valleys. The house, set in expansive parkland and backed by wooded, rocky hills rising to heather moorland, contains a unique collection of priceless paintings, furniture, old Master drawings, neoclassical sculptures, books and other artefacts.
  • Kullu Valley, Himalayas, India
    Ruskin Bond's most of the books have stressed more on the local elements of Himalayas in his writings.The inspiration of his work has always been the hill stations at the foothills of the Himalayas. Offering paranomic beauty of the mountain range, Kullu Valley is a place for those who seek adventure.
  • 221-B Baker Street, Sherlock Holmes Museum, England
    22-B is synonymous to Sherlock Holmes. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's masterpiece of clever detective have struck a chord over generations. The Sherlock Holmes Museum is a privately run museum in London, England, dedicated to our famous favourite fictional detective.
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About The Gallery

If you are a book lover and a travel enthusiast, then these are the places you must visit atleast once. As we celebrate World Book Day today, check out these images which are sheer wanderlust. As they say, the world is a book, and those who do not travel read only one page!

First Published: 23 April, 2017 08:25 IST