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Shanghai Book City

No.465 Fuzho Road, Huangpu District, Shanghai 200000, China
+86 21 6391 4848
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A lot of books but not quite suitable for toirosts

This book centre has numerous books in its seven floors but all of them are in simplified Chinese... read more

Reviewed 31 January 2017
sych2014
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Hong Kong, China
via mobile
A book Paradise for locals a glimpse of book Paradise for foreigners

It is an impressive 7th floor bookstore on Fuzhou road that has a big variety of books, therefore... read more

Reviewed 29 October 2016
ThanosFot
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Athens, Greece
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31 Jan 2017
“A lot of books but not quite suitable for toirosts”
29 Oct 2016
“A book Paradise for locals a glimpse of book Paradise for foreigners”
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No.465 Fuzho Road, Huangpu District, Shanghai 200000, China
Zhongshan Park
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+86 21 6391 4848
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Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

This book centre has numerous books in its seven floors but all of them are in simplified Chinese. If you don't know this language then don't come here.

Thank sych2014
Reviewed 29 October 2016

It is an impressive 7th floor bookstore on Fuzhou road that has a big variety of books, therefore it is considered a book Paradise for Chinese people and it is very crowded. There are signs that will guide you (both in English and Chinese) to...More

1  Thank ThanosFot
Reviewed 9 June 2016

This is a big bookstore. Seven floors of books.... unfortunately just one corner, less than a quarter of one floor (7th floor) of English books. If you read Chinese there's loads of books. I don't often go to a book shop and come out empty...More

Thank percyvakil
Reviewed 18 May 2016

Expats flock to Shanghai Book City as one entire floor is devoted to English-language books. Grab a Starbucks coffee from the cafe inside the multi-level bookstore and spend a rainy day just flipping through pages. There is an entire floor for kids as well with...More

Thank Lisa M
Reviewed 20 November 2013

The 4-story building cannot be missed if you walk along Fuzhou Road with big words painted on the side of the building '上海书城‘ which means Shanghai Book City. You can possibly find every book you ever wanted, in mandarin of course. Only drawback is that...More

4  Thank fuschial
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