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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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  • Walk into another dimension. Transport yourself into another country just blocks away from Union Square. Just watch out for people and cars trying to run you over. Shops are pricey, but walking is fre...  more »
  • Just a quick walk away form Union Square and you are transported into China! Bring cash for the restaurants. Authentic chinese food at good prices, served perfectly by polite workers. Save yourself a ...  more »
  • Legendary district of San Francisco. To do at least once. It's completely out of place once there. There are plenty of Chinese products at reasonable prices.
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