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Wangfujing Bookshop

No.218 Wangfujing Main Street, Dongcheng District, Beijing 100005, China
+86 10 6513 2842
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The reviews led us to believe we would find a wide range of English literature but in several... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Travelcritic78
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Tyler, Texas
So many books but not the ones I needed, sigh

I needed two books that I could not find online so we were in Wangfujing Street so we checked out... read more

Reviewed June 13, 2017
Daniel A
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Beijing, China
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  • Average13%
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“foreign” (3 reviews)
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No.218 Wangfujing Main Street, Dongcheng District, Beijing 100005, China
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+86 10 6513 2842
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Reviewed 2 days ago

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

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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

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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

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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

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Reviewed 30 January 2016

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

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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.

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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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Reviewed 24 October 2015

Had a wonderful time wandering the aisles of the book store. Could have stayed for hours. It's a nice place to pick up souvenirs that are different from the more typical tourist stops along Wangfujing.

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Reviewed 19 November 2014

For any book lover entering a multi story bookstore is like Alice in Wonderland. But that dream is soon shattered when you find out that almost 95 % books are in local language, which left me with a sense of deprivation. The place is huge...More

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