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SongGao Rd., No. 11 (XinYi District)
(886) 02-8789-3388 | www.eslite.com
MERCHANDISEBooks; CDs; DVDs; electronics; stationery; food; fashion; accessories
PRICE (ENGLISH-LANGUAGE BOOKS)TWD 200-500
MRTTaipei City Hall
This massive eight-story bookstore is the largest in Taiwan, and stocks pretty much every book, CD, DVD, and item of stationery you can imagine. There’s a good selection of English language books as well as an impressive array of Japanese comics and art books. Speciality boutiques within the store focus on areas like electronics, Chinese literature, and art supplies.
USE A PURCHASE FROM HERE FOR
Reading material; nifty gifts like Manga-inspired stationery
WHY WE LIKE IT
This is our go-to spot when we need to stock up on reading material for a long flight or for cute gifts. It’s also fun to troll the shelves late at night (whether you're wrapping up a festive evening or just simply jetlagged), elbow to elbow with Taipei’s bookish night owls.
GOOD TO KNOW
The onsite coffee shop (with Wi-Fi) is a decent place to get some work and reading done, while the Eslite Tea Room offers a refined break from your book browsing.
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