Shopping Temple of Heaven, East Gate, Dongcheng, Beijing China Published on: 08-08-2016
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Why Qing Shan Ju Tea House is special ?
The Qing Shan Ju Tea House in Beijing was built in the 1600s, which offers traditional selection of tea in China. The shop is famous for its expensive Pru’er tea which claimed to have a lot of health benefits that includes lowers cholesterol, lowers sugar for diabetics and even lowers uric acids. At Qing Shan Ju Tea House, visitors have a chance to attend a tea ceremony where they show you how to properly prepare and drink tea, teach you about the specific benefits of each tea and, the best part, let you taste the teas for free.
What to explore at Qing Shan Ju Tea House?
At this popular tea house in the city, you will join in a mini tea ceremony, where you can learn about different Chinese tea practices and instruments. You also have a chance to taste five traditional Chinese teas, which are all, as expected, beneficial for great health.
Ginseng Oolong Tea which is good for memory, energy and kidney health
Lychee Black Tea good for anemia and an upset stomach Jasmine Tea good for eyes and liver, stuffing Jasmine tea in pillows is also apparently good for headaches and sleeping problems
Fruit Tea which is good for digestion and which you can also just eat on its own (minus the water and everything)
Pu’er Tea, known as the “Longevity Tea” because it is good in lowering blood pressure, normalizing high cholesterol levels, and preventing diabetes. It also is good for drinking before bedtime as it doesn’t have caffeine.
How to get to Qing Shan Ju Tea House?
Qing Shan Ju Tea House is located out the East gate of the Temple of Heaven. You can reach the Temple of Heaven by the following routes.
Subway Line 5: get off at Tiantan Dongmen Station, Leave from Exit A and you'll find the East Gate of the Park.
Take bus 6, 34, 35, 36, 39, 41, 43, 60, 116, 610, 707, 723, 743, 957, or 958 and get off at Tiantan Dongmen (East Gate) Station.
Take bus 36 (环), 53, 120, 122, 525, 610, 800 (内), 803 or 958 and get off at Tiantan Nanmen (South Gate) Station.
Take bus 2, 7, 15, 17, 20, 69, 105, 707, 729, or 826 and get off at Tiantan Ximen (West Gate) Station.
Take bus 6, 34, 35, 36 (环), 106, 110, 687, 707, or 743 and get off at Tiantan Beimen (North Gate) Station.
- Pretty nice tea flavors
- Very unique flavor of tea in Beijing
- A popular tea house in the city
- Place to join in a mini tea ceremony
- Nice traditional Chinese teas, beneficial for great health
Temple of Heaven, East Gate, Dongcheng, Beijing China