Really wanted to go to Chinatown but wasn't what I thought it would be. Was very quiet I thought. Was nice to see thought I suppose
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Chinatown in San Francisco is one of the biggest and very lively and busy. As always, food is plentiful to find and fruit market is relatively cheap. Always enjoy to spend time here for food and fresh fruit.
There are cool things to see in Chinatown (the gate, the paper lanterns), but really it is just a tourist trap. The main street is full of touristy souvenir shops selling t-shirts, magnets, etc., and there is little else to see. Maybe a local who...More
This Chinatown stretches for blocks. Filled with restaurants, curio stores and historical sites from the Pavillion Gate at Bush and Grant to Mass Temple! Bakery's are also plentiful. Family associations are plentiful and reflect Asian designs!!
An interesting array of shops line the many streets of Chinatown, good idea is to start at the main gate and walk your way through it. There are crowds so bring lots of patience. Lots of eateries and souvenir shops that offer everything imaginable. Take...More
China town takes you to a different place and time without leaving the US. Worth the trip to poke your head in a few shops and see what is going on.
If you plan on skipping this because you have already visited China Town in New York...just don't...they are completely different. There are no street people begging you to buy their wares. In fact, their stores are clean and interesting and well displayed. You could feel...More