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Eslite Bookstore - Xinyi

No.11 Songgao Road, Xinyi District, Taipei, Taiwan
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Good enough bookstore

Large bookstore that has a fair number of English books. We also happily found a pretty nice... read more

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No.11 Songgao Road, Xinyi District, Taipei, Taiwan
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Large bookstore that has a fair number of English books. We also happily found a pretty nice selection of magazines. Price is a little high but typical for items in foreign language.

Thank weregypsies
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This has to be one of the more impressive stores I've ever seen. Along with a decent English-language section, Eslite also has floors of boutiques that have very nice, high quality, upper-end goods at a fair price across the retail spectrum. Add in a food...More

Thank MKB1701
Reviewed July 15, 2017 via mobile

Visited Eslite in Taipei for the first time. It is obviously very big. Easy and nice to walk around. However the selection of book is not as good as expected. It is more like department store rather than book store - trendy perhaps. The coffee...More

Thank Samuel W
Reviewed July 7, 2017 via mobile

My 2nd and more thorough visit, and alas not a better one Started from the top floor at 6th and it's restaurants. 5th floor is lifestyle and kids. I think it's good to place kids there for half a day. 4th floor is stationery. 3rd...More

Thank bcheong
Reviewed June 25, 2017

Since i first visited this bookshop several years ago, there has been a increasing fall off in the variety and scope of English lamguage books. This year it has reached a point where I will no longer be making the trip to Xinyi to seek...More

Thank Brian B
Reviewed June 16, 2017 via mobile

Walked around the six floors and saw lots of different unique items for sale. Majority of the sales people spoke little to no English but were very friendly and helpful. You have to go down to B1 and B2 to find all the places to...More

Thank Reuben G
Reviewed June 14, 2017

Eslite bookstore is not just a bookstore, it's a hip place where you could find trendy stuff there. The food court and restaurants there let you stay in the building whole day. Though most of the books are in chinese, there're different shops selling trendy...More

Thank Minna1228
Reviewed June 4, 2017

Its a nice bookstore and shopping centre to spend a lazy afternoon away. There are restaurants inside the shopping centre and there are some nice things sold there.

Thank tcakoh
Reviewed May 24, 2017

im not a book lover.. ended up i did bought a book from Eslite and its published just 2 weeks ago. Books that are fresh from oven also can find there. Awesome bookstore it is.

Thank Wallace K
Reviewed May 24, 2017

The Eslite Bookstore transverses three floors (2nd, 3rd, 6th) with a great range of books. Most of the books are mainly in Chinese but there is an extensive English section. Also there is the Eslite department store, which has a range of products

Thank doctorse7en
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edward t
December 5, 2015|
Response from belobregovic2 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry mate, I am back in Germany, and I am not port of Eslite staff - just a book addict.
Ann R
August 23, 2015|
Response from jenjenrossco | Reviewed this property |
I am a customer, not Eslite, perhaps you need to contact them directly?