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National Tea Museum, Hangzhou
(4.3/5 based on 100+ reviews on the web)
Escape the urban bustle and contemplate one of China's most soothing traditions at National Tea Museum. Together the halls and the grounds of the museum stretch over an area of 22,000 sq m (236,806 sq ft) surrounded by tea plantations. Learn about the history of tea through an exhibit dedicated specially to the development of its production and preparation, and enjoy the light show at the kaleidoscope exhibit. Visit the halls covering customs, friendship, and the science of tea to absorb the cultural impact this beverage has had on the world. Sample a cup and enjoy discovering the details of different tea ceremonies. Make National Tea Museum a part of your Hangzhou vacation plans using our Hangzhou trip builder.
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TripAdvisor
  • It's nice to come and learn about the benefits and virtues of green tea. I liked the visit only that I felt it focused only on sale to tourists. I would not recommend it as an activity. He is retired from the city and has little to show.
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  • This museum is a must-visit for everybody who likes tea and/or drinks it regularly. The different sections of the museum explain and show everything that is important as far as history and current pro...  more »
  • Culture exhibition is very tricky, but here are organized easily. From various production methods (there are also samples of tea leaves) and different types of teas are produced in the history of tea botanically commentary of the Camellia Sinensis plant (vegetation and areas of biodiversity, etc.), and brought up in China, which affected the whole world, China can learn on tea. There are views across the West Lake in Hangzhou City, and is surrounded by tea plantations. But often exhibits itself, won't be disappointed.
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  • A wonderful museum in a great location. Thorough but doesn't go off topic. We got pulled for a free tea tasting as well!
  • Excellent museum about Chinese tea culture and history! In the restaurants nearby you can put your knowledge into practice!
  • 你可以在這邊看到採茶製茶的流程,現場有演練中國的茶道,走各10幾分鐘就可碰到西湖,周邊走走很不錯.千萬不要再博物館裡買茶,非常的貴.
  • 介紹中國茶茶的好地方