Tea is to Sichuan is what wine is to Burgundy or beer is to Bavaria: a cultural logo, a dietary staple, a product that inspires tremendous local pride. Though tea is grown in many parts of China, nobody drinks it with such devotion as the people of Chengdu.
But what sets Chengdu apart is the tea houses. Spend a whole afternoon at a local teahouse and you’ll get a better understanding of the style of Chengdu’s life.
There are a large number of teahouses in Chengdu, of different classes from luxury to street-side stalks. Here we introduce some teahouses for you to find your own best in the city.
Generally, there are five kinds of teahouses in Chengdu: Sichuan Opera Teahouse, Zen Teahouse, Outdoor Teahouse, Meeting Room Teahouse and Street Teahouse.
Where you can watch Sichuan Opera performances and Chinese tea art show while enjoying tea.
Addresses: #258 Shawan Road, Chengdu International Exhibition Center F3 (Jinniu District 金牛区沙湾国际会展中心3楼，沙湾店)；#1 Mid-section of Tianfu Avenue, Wuhou District (武侯区天府大道中段1号，世纪城店)
Address: #54 Huaxing Zhengjie Street, Jinjiang District (锦江区华兴正街54号锦江剧场内悦来茶馆)
The best includes Mixun Teahouse, Zhaojue Monastery Teahouse and so on.
For this we recommend the Heming Teahouse, which is located in People’s Park.
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