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Hadong Tea Culture Center (하동 차문화센터)

  • Hadong Tea Culture Center (하동 차문화센터)
  • Hadong Tea Culture Center (하동 차문화센터)
  • Hadong Tea Culture Center (하동 차문화센터)
  • Hadong Tea Culture Center (하동 차문화센터)
  • Hadong Tea Culture Center (하동 차문화센터)
  • Hadong Tea Culture Center (하동 차문화센터)
  • Hadong Tea Culture Center (하동 차문화센터)
  • Hadong Tea Culture Center (하동 차문화센터)
Address
571-25, Ssanggye-ro, Hwagae-myeon, Hadong-gun, Gyeongsangnam-do
경상남도 하동군 화개면 쌍계로 571-25
Inquiries
• 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330
(Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
• For more info: +82-55-880-2895, 2955
Operating Hours
March-October 09:00-18:00
November-February 09:00-17:00
Closed
Every Monday, New Year's Day, the Day of Seollal (Lunar New Year's Day) & Chuseok (Korean Thanksgiving Day)
  • Information
    Introduction
    The Tea Culture Center located at the foot of Jirisan Mountain in Hadong Gyeongsangnam-do Province aims to promote the tea culture of the area, the first tea producer in the nation, while advertising the quality and superiority of Hadong green tea. The center is located adjacent to the tea farming area and Ssanggyesa Temple, one of the most famous tourist attractions in Korea.

    In the Tea Culture Center, there is a tea culture museum where you may learn about the history and culture associated with Korean tea. At the Tea Promotional and Experience Center visitors can enjoy such hands-on programs like making tea in a traditional hand-made way and learning the traditional tea etiquette of the region, a pottery class where you can make your own pottery in a traditional way, and a tea market where you can purchase a variety of high-quality tea produced in the region. Every year, the center holds the Hadong Wild Tea & Culture Festival, an official local celebration designated by Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism.

    Structure Size
    plottage: 15,478㎡ / building area: 744.53㎡

    Program Information
    Tea ceremony (free), picking tea leaves (paid program), roasting tea leaves (paid program), Don Tea (Korean traditional tea) (paid program)

    Main Facilities
    [Exhibition Hall]
    1F - Art and Science Laboratory, Material Room, Storage Room, Preparation Room
    2F - Permanent Experience Hall
    3F - Special & Planned Exhibition Hall

    [Hands-on Program Hall]
    1F - Green Tea Sales
    2F - Tea Roasting Experience Hall
    3F - Tea Ceremony Experience Hall

    Admission / Participation Fees
    Free

    Parking Facilities
    Available

    Parking Fee
    Free

    Homepage
    www.greentea.go.kr
    (Korean only)

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