Best shop for Chinese and foreign 'alternative' music.
Electronics Trade City 电子商贸城 Diànzĭ Shāngmào Chéng 东岗东路 Dōnggăng Dōnglù Buses: #4, #58, #106 About 700m east of the Tiānshuì Lù crossing. Map. There are several DVD shops. Try Pàngzi (胖子) DVD on the 3rd floor of the building to the south of the carpark. Tel: 0931-8617758.
Lanzhou Science & Technology Plaza 兰州科技广场 Lánzhōu Kējì Guăngchăng 南关什字 (西北角) Nánguān Shízì (northwest corner) Buses: #1, 58, 127 Map DVDs are on the 3rd floor.
Best Music 最好音乐 Zuìhăo Yīnyuè 南关什字 (西北角) Nánguān Shízì (northwest corner) Map
Northwest Book City 西北书城 Xīběi Shūchéng 南关什字 Nánguān Shízì Map A good selection of travel guides and maps on the first floor. There is a foreign languages section on the 4th floor, but mainly caters for students of foreign languages. There is a small selection of English language books on Chinese culture.
'Cubism' bookshop (书立方 shū lìfāng) There is a small selection of imported foreign novels on the 2nd floor. Y40-80. 5 mins walk south of Jiaotong University, Anning District. See map.