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Laoshe Teahouse

Laoshe Teahouse

Laoshe Teahouse is located in Qianmen, Xidajie Street, Xuanwu District. It is named after the famous writer Lao She and his play Teahouse (Cha Guan). Lao She was an eminent Chinese writer, novelist and dramatist as well as one of the most significant figures in Chinese literature in the 20th century. Opened in 1988, Laoshe Teahouse is a unique place for different types of entertainment in Beijing. It is always filled with visitors interested in Chinese ancient cultural traditions and arts from domestically and abroad.

There are many activities and performances in the teahouse, such as traditional opera, cross talk, song-and-dance duet and stories told in Beijing dialect. It is a good place to get an insight in Chinese folk arts. In brief, you can get a full view of traditional Beijing culture while sipping tea here.