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Da Hong Pao (Big Red Rope) Scenic Area

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Address: Wuyi Mountains, Wuyi Shan, China
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Pleasant walk to view most expensive tea bushes

It was a pleasant and easy walk to the Da Hong Pao Scenic Area. The path takes you through a narrow valley with a flowing creek amidst sheer mountain cliffs and rock face. The... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 28 June 2016
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

It was a pleasant and easy walk to the Da Hong Pao Scenic Area. The path takes you through a narrow valley with a flowing creek amidst sheer mountain cliffs and rock face. The three Da Hong Pao tea bushes which are the most expensive tea bushes in the world is on a rock face and have never been watered... More 

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Shanghai, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 May 2016

Dahongpao Scenic Area is actually a beautiful path in the middle of the valley covered with tea plantations. You will cross small rivers walking on stones, you'll meat Tea Plantations workers carrying their big bamboo baskets with the tea leaves they've taken. It's an easy path, not much climbing but absolutely beautiful landscapes. We did not cross many tourists on... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 April 2016

The history of the tea as told was that the source of the Big Red Robe tea, to be found in the original 4 plants, now aged 360 years old, in Wuyishan is now so rare that it costs US$1million dollars for a kilo of tea from these original tea plants. The central chinese government is guarding the plants so... More 

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Hyderabad, India
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2016

Well if you find the prospect of seeing the tree bushes from which the most expensive tea was made go for it. The walk to the bushes takes around 30 mins from the entrance and is pleasant and not strenuous. Once you reach the spot there is nothing much to do. You could choose to go further to Shuiliandong (Water... More 

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Nullagine, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2016

This is a highlight of the attraction! All the characters well moulded and handsomely made with fine strong features! What an achievement. Seeing the finely made statues make me marvel at their level of art! A must visit when you go there

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2015 via mobile

A scenic walk through ravine with numerous types of Yan tea plots leading to the original Dahongpao six bushes on a cliff. Try the piping hot tea leaf hard boiled eggs while contemplating the bushes. While leaves are no longer harvested from these bushes for sale apparently they were the worlds most expensive tea sold by auction.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2015

I'm surprised to learn that these tea threes at the cliff are insuranced! The view around this around is also quite spectacular.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2015

Da Hong Pao (大红袍), literally "Big Red Robe", refers to the original plants found only in Wu Yi Shan which gave birth to the infamous tea leaves also named Da Hong Pao. Though farmers no longer pick tea leaves from these six trees, the opportunity still exists to check them out in all their former glory. Sadly, the trees themselves... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2015 via mobile

Having drank tea brewed with Da Hing Pao tea leaves for some years, we thought we need to visit this scenic spot when we visited Wuyishan for the first time. We paid for a two day's entrance and shuttle bus tickets (adults at 235 yuan and half price for senior citizens : 2015 price). Hopped on the shuttle bus (from... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2011

The Da Hong Pao Scenic Park is an interesting place if you want to know anything and everything about tea. They feature statues depicting the harvesting and the process of making tea. The area also showed some Chinese people who contributed great importance for the tea culture in China. Aside from the scenic area, one can watch the Da Hong... More 

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