Uji Green Tea

uji green teaUji Green Tea - Uji was an important stop along the road between Nara and Kyoto, and was the setting for the world's oldest novel, The Tale of Genji (源氏物語 Genji Monogatari). In order to get to either Kyoto or Nara, this bridge in Uji was crossed.

To the left you can see a copy of an original print of the famous bridge that crosses the Uji river, and next to it is the Tsuen tea shop. After 850 plus years of being in business, the Tsuen tea shop continues to operate at the same location and remains the oldest tea shop in Japan.

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              Recent DNA samplings all point to Uji as the original source of Japanese green teas and to this day Uji remains an extremely important center for all things green tea in Japan and is known for it's high quality green tea products. O-Cha.com is proud to carry a lineup of high quality Uji green tea and Uji matcha, including many items from the Tsuen tea shop. Try one today!