Wumei Bookstore 舞美书店

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Photo: Wumei Bookstore
Dongyuan Xilou

Nestled in an opera house east of Tiananmen Square is the Wumei Bookstore, the first bookstore of its kind that’s dedicated to the world of stage design for traditional Chinese stage performances. While it only takes up 82sqm, the bookstore is well-stocked with tomes about Peking opera, cross-talk, and a myriad of lesser known traditional Chinese theatrical arts.

Venue name: Wumei Bookstore 舞美书店
Opening hours: 10am-6pm daily
English address: Dongyuan Theatrical Stage, Dongyuan Xilou, Changpuhe Park, Dongcheng district
Chinese address: 东城区菖蒲河公园内, 东苑戏楼
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