Zhangyiyuan, which was established in 1900, is a China¡¯s time-honored brand for tea. With their own tea plantation in southeastern China¡¯s Fujian Province, Zhangyiyuan has been providing top-quality teas to both domestic and overseas customers. One of its numerous outlets in Beijing is on Zhushikou West Street, at the center of the capital.
It¡¯s hard to miss the shop, as you¡¯ll see a huge red sign in English ¡°Zhangyiyuan Tea House, since 1900.¡± Soft aroma of teas greets every visitor upon entering. Their jasmine tea is the most popular among Beijingers. There are more than a dozen types, priced from RMB 30 to 500 per 500g.
You can find other great teas here as well. The famous Longjing Green Tea, which literally means ¡®Dragon Well¡¯, is priced from RMB 130 to 4200 yuan per 500g. While the heavy Tie Guanyin tea sells for RMB 580 to 2800.
You can also find some purple clay tea sets on display.
What I appreciated
Quality tea, time-honored brand
What customers appreciate
High quality Chinese teas, well-known brand in Beijing
Delicate, light bone china
Paintings created with iron and hammer
Tea bestowed by the Goddess of Mercy
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