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South Tea Market

No.12 Yongning Street, Liwan District, Guangzhou, China
+86 20 8154 4828
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More tea than you ever want

There is a big market building on the eastern side of the road, which I found much more useful than... read more

Reviewed April 2, 2018
Christiane W
Best place to explore tea shops

The whole Fangcun tea market is the biggest tea market in South China. Within the endless tea... read more

Reviewed October 15, 2017
Philip L
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Apr 2, 2018
“More tea than you ever want”
Oct 15, 2017
“Best place to explore tea shops”
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No.12 Yongning Street, Liwan District, Guangzhou, China
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+86 20 8154 4828
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Reviewed April 2, 2018

There is a big market building on the eastern side of the road, which I found much more useful than the market that you reach on the other side, accessed via a walkway under the big road you can't cross otherwise. The big building had...More

1  Thank Christiane W
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Reviewed October 15, 2017

The whole Fangcun tea market is the biggest tea market in South China. Within the endless tea shops, you'll find all varieties of tea shops and tea accessories. You can pretty much find any quantity and quality you are looking for if you have enough...More

1  Thank Philip L
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Reviewed April 26, 2017 via mobile

It is one of the biggest tea markets in Guangzhou in which there is very big variety and kinds of tea you really enjoy understanding the benefits of every kind to get what you really need.

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Reviewed November 20, 2016 via mobile

Wow this place was absolutely incredible! Not so much a market but thousands of stores that sell tea and tea products. A great place to go to get a great deal on tea and experience some culture while you're at it. Some of the teas...More

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Reviewed October 20, 2016 via mobile

Love the old traditional tea ☕️ market. Lots of choices, do your homework first to see which Chinese teas you would be interested in. Never buy from the stalls in the front they are always more expensive. Bought a great selection and negotiated to a...More

1  Thank JACMATFAM
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Reviewed April 4, 2016

This wholesale tea market was recommended by our Guangzhou guide. Our group of ten enjoyed tasting and selecting small lots of fine teas from the major tea-growing areas of China. Primarily for commercial buyers, this wholesale market houses more than 3000 shops selling all grades...More

3  Thank aumkathleen
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Reviewed February 11, 2016 via mobile

Easy access by local bus, taxi as well as subway from Guangzhou city centre. Whole place are selling tea leaves and individual shops are doing wholesale as well as retail. So you can purchase small amount from each shop as every shop normally sells one...More

1  Thank HappyDragon0201
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Reviewed October 17, 2015 via mobile

If you like tea and you want to get an education about all the different teas in China then this place is worth a visit. I have been twice now. Once with a friend and once with some business colleagues. As you walk about, look...More

1  Thank Joe K
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Reviewed April 28, 2015 via mobile

Located in the southernwest part of Guangzhou city,South Tea Market is said to have more than 3000 different stores and shops offering any kind of tea available including from Taiwan, too.Walking down the streets and sample many kinds of tea offered by each store is...More

1  Thank junior1907
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Reviewed February 18, 2014

WOW! When my business associate suggested we visit this tea market, I thought "this should be interesting". What an understatement! This place is the size of a Western shopping mall. I lost count of vendors after 100..........and each of them offers a special selection of...More

5  Thank umbowler
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Response from Christiane W | Reviewed this property |
plenty of options, you will certainly find high quality teas. you also will be offered to sit and sample teas before you buy. no rush either.
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