The Mid-Lake Pavilion Teahouse
Updated：2008-06-04 22:00 | Source：
Chinese name: 湖心亭 (hú xīn tíng)
Specialties: This is the oldest teahouse in Shanghai. It is a big pavilion in the middle of an artificial lake in the Yuyuan Garden of Shanghai. Being linked to the lakeshore by the Jiuqu Bridge, the Mid-Lake Pavilion was originally built in 1784 in the Qing Dynasty (1644 - 1911). It has become a teahouse in 1855. The long history attracts many political leaders and celebrities from all over the world. Here you can have high-class tea and delicious snacks such as preserved plums and small glutinous rice dumplings. And you can enjoy the excellent music played by traditional Chinese musical instruments.
Address: No. 257, Yuyuan Road, Huangpu District
Operating Hours: 10:00 - 21:00
Average cost per person: CNY 60 - 100
Editor : Zhu Xinrui