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Huxinting Teahouse (Huxinting Chashi), Shanghai
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Take a traditional Chinese tea break in Huxinting Teahouse (Huxinting Chashi). Set among picturesque gardens, the delicately rendered teahouse attracts throngs of sightseers looking to snap a picture of its authentic exterior. Don't let crowds around the outside zig-zagged bridge (constructed thusly to ward off evil spirits) put you off of trying for a seat: most visitors simply come for the photo op. Once inside, find a spot among the intricately crafted wooden booths and roof beams and relax. Be prepared to spend a little more than you might expect for the teas. Make Huxinting Teahouse (Huxinting Chashi) part of your personalized Shanghai itinerary using our Shanghai tourist route planner.
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  • I've spent two hours in a Chinese tea house on the 3rd floor of the ancient city of Shanghai. We had a full ceremony explaining about the tea types they offer and about the benefits of each. I also pu...  more »
  • Very nice place with the smell of Chinese history. Must visit place. It's a little bit overcrowded... 
  • YuYuan garden is in the area of overall Chinese buildings in the middle pond. In zigzagging against the Devils at the pond, bridges not straight across and have this notch in the middle. It is perfect for those who enjoy Chinese tea, tea art. 2nd floor seats, also near the window views of the Bund from the water's edge.
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  • Ancient building very characteristic taste tea and other Chinese specialties.
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