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Chicago Chinatown, Chicago

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The cultural center of Chicago's Chinese community, Chicago Chinatown brings to life striking Chinese architecture and a diverse array of Asian-owned businesses. Much of the activity is centered around Chinatown Square, which boasts colorful shops and lively restaurants. Be sure to check out the Pui Tak Center Building, featuring green and red pagoda towers, as a fine example of traditional Chinese architecture. Ping Tom Memorial Park, inspired by classic Chinese walled gardens, offers a nice spot for a stroll. You can learn more about Chinese culture and history through some of the local artwork, including sculptures of zodiac animals and a mosaic depicting the story of Chinese immigration in the United States. Try some dim sum or a fresh fruit smoothie from one of the eateries. Make Chicago Chinatown a centerpiece of your Chicago vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Chicago online trip maker .
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  • I spent the day up here with a friend, I’m already planning to come back with my son. We ate at Joy Yee’s, the Shabu Shabu is a must try, and the Bubble tea was Amazing.. We shopped at the Candy Store...  more »
  • My friend and I stayed in a condo in Chinatown and really didn't know what to expect, not being Chinese, that is. We took the L from the airport and were amazed how close our condo was to the red line...  more »
  • Only a house desserts very good called scoop and roll that prepare you the dessert ice cream at the time. It is a small neighborhood. To access the red line is taken.
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