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Travel You Need To See This New Book Tunnel In Malaysia

You Need To See This New Book Tunnel In Malaysia

You Need To See This New Book Tunnel In Malaysia
Photo: BookXcess
By Tania Jayatilaka
November 17, 2019
BookXcess’ 8th store in Malaysia features over 500,000 books displayed with a towering twist
Malaysia's first book tunnel concept bookstore. (Photo: BookXcess)
Malaysia's first book tunnel concept bookstore. (Photo: BookXcess)

Could this be Malaysia’s most Instagrammable bookstore? Officially opened in October 2019, BookXcess Sunsuria Forum at 7th Avenue, Setia Alam boasts the first-ever book tunnel concept bookstore in Malaysia, spanning a generous 16,000sf.

The new bookstore has captured the imaginations of book lovers everywhere with its staggering selection and intriguing interior design.

At the entrance itself, a towering circular bookshelf forms an awe-inspiring tunnel through which visitors can enter.

Photo: BookXcess
Photo: BookXcess

If books and coffee are your idea of an afternoon well spent, find both at BookXcess Sunsuria Forum, where an in-store café offers a variety of sweet treats and premium coffee.

The bookstore also features a work station, plenty of reading nooks to curl up with a good book and a mini-maze in the children’s section.

See also: Things To Do For Book Lovers In Bangkok

Also at the children’s section and exclusively for BookXcess are Magical Books featuring 15 titles – from Little Red Riding Hood to The Night Before Christmas – each incorporated with Augmented Reality to create an immersive, interactive reading experience for young ones in the store.

Designed to cultivate a love of books in the local community, the new bookstore is also home to a Red Readerhood corner, where customers are encouraged to donate books to 2 children's homes: Cahaya Kasih Bestari and Rumah Amal Bistari.

BookXcess will match each donation as part of its nation-wide initiative to spread the love of reading.  

But let’s not judge the bookstore by its cover—head over there yourself for a relaxing weekend of novels, coffee and great literary company. 

Related: Open House At Central Embassy Dubbed "The Most Beautiful Bookstore" By Asian Bookstore Forum

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