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Book shop is part of a department store

I wanted to see this 24 hour book shop as I love reading. However, I saw hardly any books in... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
TravelbugVietnam
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Vietnam
24-hour bookstore

The first 24-hour bookstore I'd ever heard of, and definitely an interesting place to visit! This... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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2F, No.245, Sec.1, Tunhua South Road, Da'an Dist, Taipei 106, Taiwan
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I wanted to see this 24 hour book shop as I love reading. However, I saw hardly any books in English. It has a great atmosphere and people were sitting on steps and in corners reading. As other reviewers mentioned it is like a library....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank TravelbugVietnam
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The first 24-hour bookstore I'd ever heard of, and definitely an interesting place to visit! This outlet isn't as big as the Xinyi one, but the second floor is open 24 hours so you could visit in the middle of the night. There are some...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Part of the eslite chain, or empire, this place is more than a bookstore. Each branch spans several floors with food court, restaurants, fashion, and other retail

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank bcheong
Reviewed 9 January 2019

This Dunhua branch (2nd floor) opens 24 hours. However, other floors only open at 11am. There were also children friendly bookstore and a record store at the basement, while the ground floor has local made crafts and clothings and a Starbucks too.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank paulynyyy
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

I don’t know why people are making such a big deal about this place. It’s just a bookstore!!!! I don’t see anything special about it, a store , with books, some in English, lots in Chinese. We came looking for Crazy Rich Asians (the book)...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank SteveBTang
Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

Planning for my first trip to Taipei, I decided to find four Eslite bookstores within Taipei and use each of these places as my starting point to navigate the surrounding areas from food trip to drinking spots to cloth shops and so on...each Eslite store...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Noel M
Reviewed 28 March 2018

More than a decade ago, Eslite Bookstore Dunhua became the 7-11 of Bookstores, opening for 24 hours a day. Nowadays, despite most books being bought and sold online, the Eslite Dunhua Bookstore is still impressive with its books, shops, and just a relaxing atmosphere to...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 23 February 2018 via mobile

We visited this bookstore in the morning hoping to browse the children’s section. Unfortunately, we did not realize that the department store sections including children’s books are not open until 11am. The bookstore is impressive and I wish I had more time to browse. For...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank steve1118
Reviewed 24 January 2018

This bookstore is easily assessable by the metro. It is open 24 hours and the size of the store is huge. There are 5 floors and also the buildings have a few restaurants. There is a cafe inside the bookstore. The books are segregated into...More

Date of experience: December 2017
3  Thank Ckyy
Reviewed 22 December 2017

This 24 hours Eslite has almost everything a books lover could ask for. It covers 5 floors and has a few restaurants. The books are mainly Chinese books but there is also quite a good selection of English books. A good place to hang round...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Response from thatgirlher | Reviewed this property |
It is the 'Taipei 101' mrt station and a 15 minute walk from there. As you leave the mrt station check the map. My advice would be head for the building that has a massive clock on top of it. Worth the journey :)
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