Chinatown

Neighborhood: Chinatown

Description

San Francisco’s Chinatown rose from the ashes of the 1906 earthquake to evolve into a Chinese community holding fast to its traditions amid a rapidly changing cityscape. Discover the local alleys where this community has continued to flourish for over 150 years, in spite of harsh racial discrimination.  Family associations and temples, dim sum, herbal apothecaries and jade jewelry shops built by the local community, all contribute to the vibrancy of this place, one of the oldest Chinese communities outside of China. 

Next Tours

  • Monday, February 6 at 10:00 am given by Cora NelsonSign Up
  • Wednesday, February 8 at 10:30 am given by Bill LouieSign Up
  • Wednesday, February 8 at 1:30 pm given by Ernie NgJoin Waitlist
  • Saturday, February 11 at 10:30 am given by Curt SanfordSign Up
  • Saturday, February 11 at 1:00 pm given by Kay RabinSign Up
  • Monday, February 13 at 1:30 pm given by Hope KangSign Up
  • Thursday, February 16 at 2:30 pm given by Curt SanfordSign Up
  • Saturday, February 18 at 10:00 am given by Manuel MarananSign Up
  • Wednesday, February 22 at 10:00 am given by Dennis GreggSign Up
  • Thursday, February 23 at 3:00 pm given by Richard LeSign Up
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Notes

Tour Length: Approximately 1-1/2 to 2 hours

Location

Meet inside Portsmouth Square Park, PARK LEVEL, in front of Parking Garage Elevators adjacent corner of Walter U. Lum Pl. & Washington St. Public transportation: MUNI lines 1, 30, and 45.

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Please note: Private groups tours required for groups of 8 or more.