Tea was invented in China, and the city's love and passion for tea is evident in the beautiful and packed tea houses around the city. From the insanely expensive tea houses in prime locations to the back alley tea houses with decent affordable teas. If you are a tea lover, Shanghai is a great place to visit. You could spend a few hours in every tea houses in town and never experience them all.
Some of the prime tea houses in Shanghai include the Old Shanghai Tea House and the Red & Black Tea House, where you'll find delicious teas that span across the whole spectrum of tastes as well as small treats and tapas.
The East Tea House and Madam Rose Coffee and Tea Salon offer similar delicacies but at more affordable prices. Tea can get expensive, and I mean so expensive that you'd need to have a special tea budget just to cover it. These arn't those kind of places, but you'll still enjoy them.
Tong Xing Tea House and You Ran Ting Tea House offer great hot beverages but not just teas. You'll find amazing little treats at these tea houses, including some refreshing flower and fruit teas as well as the green and black teas.
Shanghai is where tea from the south comes up to be enjoyed in high style and class. Although there are not many tea farms grown in the area, the tea imported from the southern regions is of the finest quality and taste.
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