This is the famous poetry-themed bookstore inside the 85-year-old St. Nicolas Orthodox Church. Its main hall is sleek and modern but doesn’t detract from the lofty beauty of the church. They have lots of rare Chinese poetry books and a section (about 20% of the store) for English-language books selected by the London Review. Great, serene café in the back overlooking the street.
A new little bookstore has opened on Gaolan Lu — inside a Russian Orthodox church. Sinan Books , in the 85-year-old St. Nicolas Orthodox Church, is only a stone’s throw away from its sister Sinan Books on Fuxing Zhong Lu. It was...
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