On a sunny day in autumn and winter, people get lethargic. It is relaxing to sit in a quiet bookstore, make a cup of tea and read a book, watching people coming and going outside the window, listening to ginkgo leaves rustling beside your feet. In Foshan, there are some beautiful bookstores for you to taste leisure good time.
Walking into Xianxing Bookstore, you can feel a strong sense of autumn. Where do these golden yellow ginkgo leaves come from?
It is said that when weather gets cool, the bookstore owner will drive to collect yellow leaves at this time every year, covering every corner of the bookstore with a car of yellowness.
老板正在“扫黄”Bookstore owner is collecting leaves
Merely covering about 140 square meters, the bookstore with a particular design concept expresses the feelings of Foshan, making it a cultural landmark with temperature.
Address: No. 27, Chuihong Rd., Chancheng District, Foshan
Locating in the bustling downtown like Lingnan Tiandi, the Kaka castle is a wonderful place for children to play and for parents to enjoy themselves.
The three-floor old house consists of leisure area, children fun area, playing area, foreign books, etc. Compared with other bookstore, Kaka Castle has more fun for children.
In the children exclusive “Kaka Wonderland”, there will be teachers playing games with and telling stories to kids every week.
One feature is the cute squirrels in the vitrines beside the door, which attract many children. Accompanied by these “little buddies”, kids can find more fun in reading!
Address: No. 13, Xietianli, Lingnan Xin Tiandi Commercial Center, Chancheng District, Foshan
“We hope that it can become an old bookstore like 84, Charing Cross Road, which is a cipher among book lovers. The size of bookstore does not matter. Feelings does.”
The two-floor-high “wall of classics” contains many classic books, from Greek Socrates to recent masters, the Four Books and Five Classics, all versions of Chinese four great classical novels, manuscripts of Lu Xun...... In the future, Lingyu Bookstore will insist on “useful culture” and promote the attitude of cultural city.
Address: No. 134, Fenjiang Zhong Rd., Chancheng District, Foshan
A number of books, large space, beautiful decoration......Sisyphe Bookstore is now open in Chancheng!
Although the size and shape of bookstores may be different, even the smallest bookstore of Sisyphe can provide 20,000 to 30,000 books for readers to choose freely.
There is a new book exhibition booth at the front area of every Sisyphe bookstore. Sisyphe will select 500 types of books from nearly 3,000 types of new books every month so as to bring the freshest reading fun to readers.
Detailed classified books, layout description on the floor and guiding tips on the side of bookshelves, all of these clear signs enable readers to explore freely among thousands of books.
西西弗书店的留言墙上贴满了留言。People post notes on the wall of Sisyphe Bookstore.
Address: 3rd floor, Nova Shopping Mall, Zumiao Rd., Chancheng District, Foshan
Rusi Book Bar
Rusi Book Bar, the first 24-hour public benefit book bar in Foshan opened in August this year. Divided into three floors, it is estimated to contain about 40,000 books in fields of aesthetic life, botany, cultural creative products and culture lectures.
Rusi is a bookstore, a coffee bar and an exhibition place. If you like the books on bookshelves, you can take it away without registration or asking and return it whenever you like. Most of the books are second-hand, which have incomparable affinity and given stories. Thus, the book bar also encourages readers to donate used books.
Besides delicious drinks and food, there are five studies on the second floor. Backpackers and travelling youth can check in for free if they make online appointments in advance. And exhibitions will be held on the third floor from time to time.
Address: M-City Creative Center, Foshan New City, Lecong Town, Shunde District, Foshan