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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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  • Great walk around China Town. I have never been to China, but it seemed authentic. Get off the main road and go over a street to truly experience a bit of Chinese culture. Visit the grocery stores, th...  more »
  • We spent a couple of hours in the China Town area and it was fantastic. All the shops/restaurants etc are geared up for the Chinese residents in the area which was absolutely lovely to see. This enabl...  more »

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