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Updated on Dec 5, 2019. Posted on Jul 18, 2019

21 Bookstores And Libraries In Asia That Book Lovers Must See Before They Die

Kiss your TBR pile goodbye, because we're heading to Asia.

1. Wuguan Books — Kaohsiung City, Taiwan

2. Seashore Library — Qinhuangdao, China

3. Starfield Library — Seoul, South Korea

4. Book and Bed — Various Locations, Japan

5. The David Sassoon Library — Mumbai, India

6. Taipei Public Library — Taipei, Taiwan

7. Kanazawa Umimirai Library — Kanazawa City, Japan

8. Zhongshuge Library — Yangzhou, China

9. The Library — Koh Samui, Thailand

10. Cafe Comma — Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Cafe Comma is the next best thing to curling up in your own bed with a good book. This café/bookstore offers small "pods" where customers can bring their purchased drinks and food (and a book of course!) and read the day away in relative solitude.

11. Tianjin Binhai Library — Tianjin, China

12. Book Park — Seoul, South Korea

13. Library Lounge THESE — Tokyo, Japan

14. Eslite Bookstore — Taipei, Taiwan

15. College Street — Kolkata, India

16. Candide Books — Bangkok, Thailand

17. The Bookworm — Various Locations, China

18. Woods in the Books — Singapore

19. Book Street — Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

20. Paju Book City — Paju, South Korea

21. Randy's Book Xchange — Hội An, Vietnam

Do you have a favorite bookstore or library in Asia that we missed? Let us know in the comments!