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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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  • With the growing number of Asian population groups living in San Francisco, Chinatown is an important benchmark. It is very close to Union Square and is easily accessible by walking. You can certainly find a large cantudad of low-priced souvenir shops and oriental restaurants. It's a good place to eat and walk around for a couple of hours
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  • China town is one of the oldest in the us, there is a lot of gift shops and restaurants on both sides of the streets. You can spend a good hour strolling in the area  more »
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