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Eastern China Sights

Dragon Well Tea Park (Lóngjǐngwénchá)

  • Longjing Lu
  • Park/Playground

Updated 05/28/2013

Fodor's Review

This park is named for an ancient well whose water is considered ideal for brewing the famous local Longjing tea. Distinguishing between varieties and grades of tea can be confusing for novices, especially under the high pressure of the eager hawkers. It is worth a preliminary trip to the nearby tea museum to bone up first. The highest quality varieties are very expensive, but once you take a sip you will taste the difference. Prices are intentionally high, so be sure

to bargain.

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Sight Information

Address:

Longjing Lu, next to Dragon Well Temple, Hangzhou, 310003, China

Updated 05/28/2013

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