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Tianshan Tea City

No.520 Zhongshan West Road, Changning District, Shanghai, China
+86 21 5253 1246
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Great place to buy tea in Shanghai....don't go fall for the tourist / tour guide traps of low quality tea

Went there last year and returned last week. I recommend seeing Susie in stall 1051 on the first... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Onuff
Great place to buy many varieties

Great place to buy tea from all over China at a range of prices and qualities. Have an idea of what... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Jack S
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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LOCATION
No.520 Zhongshan West Road, Changning District, Shanghai, China
Gubei / Hongqiao / Minhang
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+86 21 5253 1246
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank Onuff
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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

1  Thank Jack S
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank Kevin H
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just here now (23 June) and tasting black teas. Great service, good prices and a wide selection of different chinese tea to try. Suzie actually checks treas by tasting them three times before stocking for sale to customers. You will not get stung or cheated....More

Thank Stewart B
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Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

We had a terrific experience with Susie. She was very generous with her time, explained about each of the teas we were interested in, and let us sample whatever we wanted. It’s easy to see that she is passionate about tea! Hers is the only...More

Thank Maria A
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Reviewed 27 March 2018

I had the chance to visit Sara's shop twice. It's located in room 3307. The first time, I was out shopping for tea. I recommand her place to anyone who would like to try chinese tea while not knowing a lot about it: with her...More

Thank Manon_Bla
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Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

Tianshan tea city is a big place with almost 300 stores. If you need a place where you could find good quality, good price and someone that’s speak English go to Suzie’s place (shop 1051). She takes time to explain and to find out what...More

Thank Daniel A
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Reviewed 26 December 2017 via mobile

The Tianshan tea market looks more like a place for wholesalers but private customers are very welcome as well. The selection of tea is tremendous and if you are not an tea expert you probably might get overwhelmed. Just follow your senses and don't miss...More

Thank Castledoc
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Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

We visited Susies store (1051), today. Having bought a lot of tea in Hangzhou, Guilin and other places, we found the Taishan Tea Market a convenient place to buy good quality tea in Shanghai. Susi was extremely friendly and helpful and has very good quality...More

1  Thank FabianKi
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Reviewed 31 October 2017

Tianshan Tea City has soo many shops to for you to browse and get lost in the enjoyment of tea. The first two floors are mostly about tea and the upper floors have accessories like tea sets such. The vendors are generally very polite and...More

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Gubei / Hongqiao / Minhang
West of Shanghai’s better-known business, cultural and
entertainment centers, lies an expansive area of
residential neighborhoods peppered with lifestyle
pockets that have their own unique attractions. The
schools have formed pockets of international
communities throughout Gubei, Hongqiao and Minhang.
Quite a few entertainment and shopping centers have
built up over the years to cater to these communities.
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Maria A
24 March 2018|
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Response from Castledoc | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can buy while having a very rich palette of choice. You can test what you want to buy.
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Becky B
28 June 2016|
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Response from raymondlH3680TP | Reviewed this property |
Hi Becky, sorry I took a while to reply as I had to check with the store owner. No. 1065 is opened from 9am - 8pm, Daily.
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