Posted on 02/05/2019 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Bookworms headed to Tokyo should be sure to visit the Jimbocho district, which boasts of more than 150 used-book shops.

Many of those stores, though, aren’t your average flea-market-type shop. Instead, they peddle rare, antique Chinese books.

Learn more about why one might find so many Chinese books in another country and also about the culture of the Jimbocho district shops from news agency NHK World-Japan.

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