Sanlian Taofen Bookstore (Headquarters), Beijing
Address: 22 Art Museum East Street (East of National Art Museum of China), Dongcheng district, Beijing
Opening hours: 7/24
Established in 1996, the Sanlian Taofen Bookstore was named after Zou Taofen (1895-1944), a famous Chinese journalist, media entrepreneur and the founder of Sanlian Bookstore. It is home to about 60,000 books of more than 200 types.
Why it’s distinctive
As a non-commercial bookstore with various types of books, Sanlian Taofen Bookstore (Headquarters) in Beijing offers a quiet place for readers and is one of the "must-visit" bookstores in the city. For many years, it has been committed to meticulous management, exquisite varieties, and a unique brand culture to bring benefits to the society and the economy
In addition to the assorted books, the listening area of the Sanlian Taofen Bookstore (Headquarters) boasts a variety of vinyl records, attracting local music lovers. Thanks to the novel decoration and pleasant atmosphere, the bookstore’s cafe has also become a gathering place for local intellectuals. And the academic and cultural salons held there have become a cultural landscape in Beijing.
What’s more, the bookstore is the first 24-hour bookstore in Beijing, providing readers with around-the-clock service.