Chinatown offers some interesting architecture and some different shops to visit. Glad we saw the Dragons Gate but for me there are better things to see in San Francisco.
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We enjoyed walking this district so much. Allow a day if possible as there is so much to see and do and also many places to choose to eat from too. The streets have incredible photography opportunities and there is color and vibrancy all over....More
We went here around 6am when there’s hardly no people around to avoid the chaotic San Francisco traffic. There’s old buildings here and there, Chinese lanterns across the screen buildings; that was neat. I really enjoyed the graffiti mural on some of the buildings. Spoiler...More
We visit China Town on every vacation, if they have one. It compares to Hawaii. Very interesting to see. Many shops and restaurants down several streets. We recommend eating at the Capital restaurant. There was a shop there that handmade fortune cookies. That was cool...More
We visited Chinatown on our last trip to SF. Very colorfull. We ate at the Hong Kong Clay Pot restaurant (by the way a excellent deal) and had a great time visiting stores and boutiques. Be prepared to walk with a good pair of shoes.
Lots of exhibits, unique products, and food that makes you feel like you are in Asia more than the US. It was enjoyable to watch people interact and display a part of Asian culture. Streets were lined in tents and several thousand people. Fantastic experience.
This is “THE” CHINATOWN. Accept no substitutes. It’s aging with fewer Chinese but it’s well worth a long walk to see the hanging ducks, smell the spices, eat a tasty almond cookie, and laugh at the souvenir shops. Such neighborhoods are disappearing in our fair...More