Pictures of China National Tea Museum

Fresh tea leaves go through several processes before they are ready to be drunk.

The China National Tea Museum is in the town of Dragon Well Tea in the elegant city of Hangzhou, capital of silk and tea since ancient times. It occupies a large area among clusters of tea plants, showing the history of tea and properties, tea sets and customs, providing various tea ceremonies for understanding Chinese tea culture. Attraction Intro: China National Tea Museum
  • Fresh tea leaves go through several processes before they are ready to be drunk.
  • Tea tree, China National Tea Museum, Hangzhou, Zhejiang
  • This utensil is for grinding tea.
  • This is not a brick! It is dark tea brick, an inseparable part of many minorities'' daily life. People in Xinjiang, Tibet and Inner Mongolia use dark tea brick to make milk tea.
  • Tea used to be made into tea cake in the shape of brick, flower or gourd like this one for easy transport in ancient times. It was also an art embodying the maker''s painstaking effort from careful selection, dainty design and arduous kneading.
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