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Address: No.17 Xichang'an Street, Xicheng District, Beijing 100031, China
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Phone Number: +86 10 6603 6205
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Beijing Book Building - A Good Way to spend your Weekend Time without Shopping!

Recommended for foreign and local residents. Book offer is very extensive (yes, they have 5 floors crowded with books, but only few in English or other languages), all genres can... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 23 June 2016
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Beijing, China
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016

Recommended for foreign and local residents. Book offer is very extensive (yes, they have 5 floors crowded with books, but only few in English or other languages), all genres can be found here; including Music CDs, DVD, BluRays, etc. We really suggest you to take a look and visit it; just to break the usual weekend shopping walk everybody does.... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2013

A four-story building dedicated to books is, in itself, something great. I found it a bit restricted in terms of Chinese History in English tho, but enjoyed to see hundreds of readers flock into the place, reading seated on the floor. I managed to buy the four Chinese classics and an introduction to Chinese characters writing. A must for book... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2012

5 floors of Books Kingdome. I was there at sunday' evening and store was full of people who read, see and buy books and albums. You can find books and videos of any kind, including foreign. And sovenirs, and games, and electronics, and newspapers, and so on :)

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