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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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  • Hard to drive through. Walking is chaos among the filth and health cited restaurants. Make sure you check the reputation of any restaurant you visit.  more »
  • Harmoniously inserted in the context but... Apart from its extension... what's so special about it? Good question. A lot of Chinese trades, little magic. If you expect a little China in America... Well... change destination!
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