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Chinatown, San Francisco

Home to the largest Chinese community outside of Asia, Chinatown was established here in 1848, making it the oldest of its kind in North America. Immerse yourself in the bustle of this densely packed neighborhood with its numerous shops and restaurants. To learn more about the customs, languages, and identity of this famous enclave, embark on one of the many guided tours. Discover the neighborhood's parks, herbal shops, temples, and numerous pagoda-roofed buildings. No visit is complete without sampling some Chinese cuisine. The dim sum teahouses are especially good. Put Chinatown and other San Francisco attractions into our San Francisco trip itinerary website , and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • Incredible! Chinese culture is breathed at all times. Beautiful and well maintained. Recommendation: visit not only the main street, but Stockton Street.
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  • With every visit to San Francisco, we routinely walk through Chinatown and typically have a snack or a full meal. This trip was no different and, as in the past, enjoyed our time strolling up and down...  more »

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