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Wangfujing Bookshop

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Big selection of Chinese books

Huge bookstore which has 6-7 stories and there is a gift shop on level 1. We went there to buy... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2018
Joyce T
It's a Chinese bookstore

For those saying you can get everything. No. Great for speaking and reading Chinese folks, But, not... read more

Reviewed 1 July 2018
Siarn C
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No.218 Wangfujing Main Street, Dongcheng District, Beijing 100005, China
+86 10 6513 2842
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Reviewed 8 August 2018

Huge bookstore which has 6-7 stories and there is a gift shop on level 1. We went there to buy Children's Chinese books, but there is also a small selection of English books, although not much.

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Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

For those saying you can get everything. No. Great for speaking and reading Chinese folks, But, not English. Not that I'm phased. I still enjoyed the visit. There are some souvenirs stalls on each floor which were selling stuff. It was nice. The basement has...More

Thank Siarn C
Reviewed 20 June 2018

The reviews led us to believe we would find a wide range of English literature but in several floors of books, only two aisles of books in English were to be found. The purchasing system is odd- like purchasing a large item, such as a...More

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Reviewed 13 June 2017

I needed two books that I could not find online so we were in Wangfujing Street so we checked out this giant bookstore. While they have many books and numerous sections, I just couldn’t find the two popular American novels that I needed. It’s worth...More

Thank Daniel A
Reviewed 3 May 2017

This entire building is dedicated to Chinese books, textbooks, audio collectibles, and office supplies. There are Chinese calligraphy tool available as well. Most of the titles are old text books and history books. If you're looking for an expansive imported selection of English and Japanese...More

Thank Marz A
Reviewed 4 December 2016

OK, this is a bookshop, but I managed to get everything I wanted in the souvenir line as well. I have been to China many times over the last 30 years (well, 29 to be exact) but the appetite of relatives anf friends does not...More

Thank steve_t1956
Reviewed 19 June 2016

Multi-storey, huge book shop located in the middle of WangFuJing district, near the well-known lamb hotpot restaurant. We found popular English kids books and classics translated into Simplified Chinese. Nice quiet environment if you like to browse for books. Most of the books sold are...More

Thank hullabaloo23
Reviewed 30 January 2016

Specialises in fiction and curio English books about China. Otherwise go to the modern PageOne bookstore in Sanlitun.

1  Thank SupraLibra
Reviewed 6 January 2016

if you're a book lover,it's great place. the book shop have a lot of book (Chinese and English book) many book you can find in this store. it's cheap but no plastic bags for carry.

Thank Peatfugu
Reviewed 28 November 2015

A wide variety of English, but expensive. Nevertheless bought some, as it was good reads. International bank cards are accepted.

1  Thank Inkcubeko
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