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Excellent Tea, Lovely People.

I had seen this building many times before but never dared to go in. After wandering around I... read more

Reviewed January 4, 2019
RedmanScott
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Shanghai, China
Great tea!

Before coming, we heard of shop 1065. We went there knowing what tea we were looking for, and... read more

Reviewed January 4, 2019
Lennyb739
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Reviewed January 4, 2019

I had seen this building many times before but never dared to go in. After wandering around I stopped by shop 3307 on building 2 (mostly captivated by the cute dog in there) and discovered that the people in there were not only very welcoming...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank RedmanScott
Reviewed January 4, 2019 via mobile

Before coming, we heard of shop 1065. We went there knowing what tea we were looking for, and tried some types that were new to us as well. The seller was a very nice woman, with good English and a wide selection of Chinese tea....More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 17, 2018

When visiting Shanghai, a stop-over at Tea-City is a must. It does not matter if you don;t knwo anthing about tea, or if you;re an expert. There is always something to learn from the experts that runs the little shops. The second floor is dedicated...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 11, 2018

Other reviewers are right about where to go if you speak English (Sara, Room 2133). The booth was tough to find, but we did it. Her mother was there and we started tea with her (non-English), but we figured it was the best because it...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 4, 2018 via mobile

I have been in this shop for several times. I don’t know whether I am there for the tea or just for some relaxing informative time with the shop owner. Because every time I visit, she shared so much knowledge about tea with me and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 22, 2018

We made our first visit to Tianshan Tea City on Sunday and had a great time tasting a nice selection of teas as well as learning about their brewing guidelines, drinking benefits, taste nuances, cultivation and anything else you can think of! We were grateful...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 20, 2018 via mobile

I visited Tianshan last month on the recommendation of a colleague who’s a fluent Chinese speaker and expert on Chinese tea. Searching the reviews, I decided to visit Susie at 1051 given that I speak no Chinese and she was reviewed as being fluent in...More

Date of experience: July 2018
3  Thank A5653PSbelindab
Reviewed June 30, 2018

Went there last year and returned last week. I recommend seeing Susie in stall 1051 on the first floor. She is an expert in tea, she speaks English very well, and is a kind and patient salesperson ! The first time I went there last...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank Onuff
Reviewed June 26, 2018 via mobile

Great place to buy tea from all over China at a range of prices and qualities. Have an idea of what you want to buy before going. Few vendors speak a lot of English, so maybe learn a few basic phrases to do with tea...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank j_travels_1999
Reviewed June 25, 2018

I was fortunate enough to have someone take me to this place while I visited Shanghai's sites. I am into loose tea so thought I knew what to expect and or buy. I was totally blown away by this very understated tea market. It was...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Hi, Susie's Whatsapp doesn't work, however you can contact her with on her email : yipinxuanteashop outlook com (Tripadvisor does not allow me to post an email address ... add the AT and DOT) Make sure you order some of her... More
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Yes, you can buy while having a very rich palette of choice. You can test what you want to buy.
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