Some prefer spending their spare time wandering while others prefer staying at a bookstore for a weekend. Here are some bookstores with their own features in Suzhou New District, Suzhou, Jiangsu province.
Qinghua Yuanji Bookstore
Qinghua Yuanji Bookstore, which has a collection of more than 10,000 books, not only functions as a bookstore, but also as a place for reading activities and literary salons.
Address: Suzhou Institute of Environmental Innovation, No 100 Guangqi Road, Suzhou Science and Technology Town
Claiming to be the Most Beautiful Bookstore in Jiangsu in 2020, Hefang integrates the bookstore with Jiangsu crafts and tea ceremony, allowing readers to sip coffee while admiring delicate handicrafts. The bookstore is also part of the Longshan Talent Reception Hall, and can satisfy the demands of talent for social communication, recreation and handling of businesses.
Address: Culture and Sports Center of Suzhou New District, No 999 Taihu Raod, Huqiu district
Surrounded by a bamboo forest, Jieshi Bookstore reproduces the scene of ancient literati discussing poems and philosophical problems. Scholars often come to the bookstore to offer lectures, exhibitions, and cultural exchange meetings.
Address: Shushan village, Tong'an town
Located in a rural area, Yunwu Bookstore looks simple but comfortable. Both local villagers and visitors who are attracted by the bookstore's fame can find what they are interested in the bookstore.
Address: No 10 Dashiwu, Shushan village, Tong'an town