Book street on Nguyen Van Binh street
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About Book street on Nguyen Van Binh street
HCMC officially opened a book street on Nguyen Van Binh road next to the landmark Post Office and Notre Dame Cathedral The book street features a wide variety of activities such as exhibiting old spring newspapers and magazines, and spring greeting cards, organizing flea market sessions for old books, and arranging exchanges of rare and valuable books. The street now has 20 sidewalk book stalls just behind the office of the People’s Committee of District 1, an outdoor book café adjacent to the Post Office, and three kiosks for selling newspapers, books, pictures, paintings and souvenirs.
The 144-metre pedestrian street is featuring 20 book stalls and space for discussions and exchanges among publishers, authors and readers. Areas for book and newspaper exhibitions and the exchange of rare publications are zoned.
Reading station and coffee
The street also offers two corners for those who want to read books and enjoy coffee concurrently.
Also for kid
It also reserves a playground for children with a variety of activities such as story telling contests, figurine painting and book illustration drawing.