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Huge Bookstore, not bad English selection

We have a lot of experience with bookstores on the mainland with a dismal selection in English, so... read more

Reviewed 2 December 2016
Loren J
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When I was 17 years old, I have been to TaiPei with my classmates. This is the first time I went to... read more

Reviewed 21 November 2016
Macau, China
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No.11 Songgao Road, Xinyi District, Taipei, Taiwan
+886 2 8789 3388
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Reviewed 5 May 2013

Eslite Mall is near Taipei City Hall station and is really worth a visit. I went twice! Go early at about 11.30 am. Take the Taipei metro to Taipei City Hall station. Then take the escalator at exit 2. Instead of getting out of the...More

14  Thank desserts_heart
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Reviewed 9 January 2015 via mobile

If you're on an extended trip in Taipei or if you're living in Taipei for a while and love books, you'll probably enjoy this shop. I probably wouldn't have come here if my relatives didn't bring me here.

3  Thank Cassandra M
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Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

We have a lot of experience with bookstores on the mainland with a dismal selection in English, so we were pleasantly surprised to find many English books here. There are about three whole floors of books and it is a massive collection. Something for everyone.

Thank Loren J
Reviewed 21 November 2016

When I was 17 years old, I have been to TaiPei with my classmates. This is the first time I went to TaiPei. However, Eslite Bookstore, which is a concept of life, creative, artistic, and cultural place, is the first station we arrived. There are...More

1  Thank sherrycheang
Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

Very well equipped bookshops with not only books and stationaries for sale but clothing, toys, house decorations, food and etc. There's a craft class on one of the floors which I find interesting. There are a few restaurant and cafes too. Most of the stationaries...More

Thank Cassandra W
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

Or massive mall in a bookstore. This is a 6 storey building that houses several concepts - bookstore, shops, restaurants/cafes, lectures, exhibitions etc. Barnes and Noble will be so envious Being in taipei though, the emphasis is chinese books. They ran out of stock for...More

Thank bcheong
Reviewed 12 November 2016

This is a huge bookstore, with a lot of collections. however the books they sold are mainly in Chinese. Other than books, they also sell novelty items and has a small kids department.

Thank Diviva
Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

Several floors of very interesting artistic, well designed, quite out of the ordinary products. They even have vinyl records. Service staff not friendly, probably have been dealing with too many out if ordinary customers.

Thank lcc011234
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Lots of books and interesting gadget. Their food court also service very quality food! I think it's one of the best food court in the area!

Thank 693allanc
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

The bookstore is well organised across several floors with each concentrating on a field of interests. It was so good that we visited it twice last week! The selection of books, lifestyle goods, eateries and cafes offer something for every visitor. The food court at...More

1  Thank Malcolm L
Reviewed 11 September 2016

Sited in a Xinyi District shopping mall a short walk from Taipei 101, this is a book lover's paradise. The store is beautiful, organized, comfortable and pleasant for leisurely perusing. Staff are well-trained, attentive and helpful. The inventory is impressive and what they lack they...More

1  Thank Tommy T
Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

Very nice book store located 10 minutes walk from Taipei 101. Love spending a few hours roaming around the store.

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edward t
5 December 2015|
Response from belobregovic2 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry mate, I am back in Germany, and I am not port of Eslite staff - just a book addict.
Ann R
23 August 2015|
Response from jenjenrossco | Reviewed this property |
I am a customer, not Eslite, perhaps you need to contact them directly?