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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

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