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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 trip itinerary website attractions into our {2}, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • My husband and I took a cable car from the Wharf to Chinatown on a Saturday morning. Chinatown was quiet at that time. We wandered along Grant Street. We stopped in many stores and poked around. I...  more »
  • This place was hustle and bustle when we were there in the morning. Lots of shops and merchants. Watching people make different food, seafood and fish on ice and all the produce was so interesting!  more »
  • I had a good return trip to Chinatown. This time I went to the art galleries, kite store, wok store, some of the tourist stores. I had lunch at Chinese Restauramt Maggie Cafe. I went to the store...  more »
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