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Chinatown, San Francisco
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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. By using our San Francisco vacation planner, you can arrange your visit to Chinatown and other attractions in San Francisco.
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  • This is just a china town like any other one. Very authentic to chinese californian heritage which is part of san fran 
  • I missed visiting Chinatown the first time I was in San Francisco a few years, ago, and was determined not to let the opportunity pass by when I was in the city for a convention with my brother last w...  more »
  • Visited here to see all different parts of SF. Lots of shops selling nic-nacs. Definitely try the Boba Tea and I visited a local dive bars called Buddah