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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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  • Walked around Chinatown as it's been a while since I was last here. Fun peeping into all the shops and doing a little shopping also. Even went to the fortune cookie factory to watch them hand make for...  more »
  • Myself and my wife absolutely loved Chinatown. We walked through it like twice a day to get to and from our hotel so we got to experience it both during the day and at night when it's lit up like a Ch...  more »
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