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A glimpse of bookstores in Zhouzhuang

(chinadaily.com.cn)

Following the opening of Eslite Bookstore in the city of Suzhou, Jiangsu province, Zhouzhuang, a small town of Suzhou, has also been immersed in a wave of reading.

Zhouzhuang, besides its beautiful scenery, has several bookstores where you can eliterature.

Momicafe Bookstore is decorated with original illustrations and filled with a great literary atmosphere. The store sells some books appealing to a relatively small niche as well as some original hand-drawn art works. Handmade milk tea, coffee and desserts are also available in the store.

A glimpse of bookstores in Zhouzhuang

Momicafe Bookstore is decorated with original illustrations and filled with a great literary atmosphere. [Photo/zhouzhuang.net]

The former residence of Ye Chucang, a 20th century politician and poet, has been transformed into a bookstore as well. The architecture, in Qing Dynasty (1644-1912) style, seems to offer insights into history, while the peaceful natural setting really inspires in readers a clear state of mind—perfect for enjoying the feast of books.

A glimpse of bookstores in Zhouzhuang

The former residence of Ye Chucang, a Chinese poet, with its peaceful natural setting, is a perfect place for enjoying the feast of books. [Photo/zhouzhuang.net]

Finally, Reading Bar features a traditional water town building style, with white walls and dark blue roofs. Take a cup of tea there and enjoy reading in the fragrance of flowers—a great leisurely lifestyle.

A glimpse of bookstores in Zhouzhuang

Reading Bar features a traditional water town building style, with white walls and dark blue roofs. [Photo/zhouzhuang.net]