The Oldest Chinatown In America Is Right Here In San Francisco And It’s Amazing

Incredibly, San Francisco has the oldest and second largest Chinatown in North America. Established in 1840s, San Francisco’s Chinatown in downtown is the oldest and one of the largest Chinatowns outside of Asia. If you’re looking to visit a historic neighborhood full of attractions, food, culture, and life then look no further. Chinatown offers a yearly parade that dazzles the senses and lots of fun stops along Grant avenue in downtown San Francisco. Read below to learn more about getting to Chinatown in Downtown and what things you can do too.

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Have you been to this Chinatown in downtown San Francisco? Let us know your opinions. If you’re interested in other cultural spots here then check out 10 Historic Neighborhoods In San Francisco That Will Take You Back In Time.