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Chinatown San Francisco - Things to Know Before Visiting

Stockton St Tunnel, San Francisco, CA 94108, USA

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About Chinatown San Francisco

This is the oldest Chinatown in North America and the largest Chinese enclave outside Asia.


Attractions Near Chinatown San Francisco

Tonga Room & Hurricane Bar
Tonga Room & Hurricane Bar0.27km from Chinatown San Francisco

The Tonga Room & Hurricane Bar is a restaurant and tiki bar in the Fairmont San Francisco hotel in San Francisco, California. Named after the South Pacific nation of Tonga, this dining and entertainment venue opened in 1945. The Tonga Room replaced the Terrace Plunge, an indoor swimming pool that was installed in the Fairmont in 1929. The pool was transformed into the Tonga Room's lagoon.

San Francisco Cable Car Museum
San Francisco Cable Car Museum0.31km from Chinatown San Francisco

The San Francisco Cable Car Museum in the Nob Hill area offers exhibits that trace the history and workings of the iconic San Francisco cable cars. The museum is part of the complex that also houses the cable car power house, which drives the cables, and the car depot.

Top of the Mark
Top of the Mark0.31km from Chinatown San Francisco

The Top of the Mark is a penthouse level bar located on the nineteenth floor of the Mark Hopkins Hotel on Nob Hill at California and Mason Streets in San Francisco, California. Located at the highest point of downtown San Francisco, on fog-free days the Top of the Mark has views of the financial district, Chinatown, North Beach, The San Francisco Bay, and of Grace Cathedral and Huntington Park.

City Lights Booksellers & Publishers
City Lights Booksellers & Publishers0.43km from Chinatown San Francisco

City Lights Books is a landmark independent bookstore and publisher that specializes in world literature, the arts, and progressive politics. It was founded in 1953 by poet Lawrence Ferlinghetti and Peter D. Martin. It offers three floors of new-release hardcovers and paperbacks from all major publishers, as well as a large selection of titles from smaller, independent publishers

Transamerica Pyramid
Transamerica Pyramid0.48km from Chinatown San Francisco

This is a 48-story futurist building and the second-tallest skyscraper in the San Francisco skyline. It was the tallest building in San Francisco from its inception in 1972 until 2018.

Grace Cathedral
Grace Cathedral0.49km from Chinatown San Francisco

Grace Cathedral is an Episcopal church in the heart of San Francisco. This is a house of prayer for all as we are a warm, diverse and an inviting congregat.The parish, which was founded in 1849, lost its previous church building in the 1906 San Francisco earthquake. The cathedral is famed for its mosaics by Jan Henryk De Rosen, a replica of Ghiberti's Gates of Paradise, two labyrinths, varied stained glass windows, Keith Haring AIDS Chapel altarpiece, and medieval and contemporary furnishings.

Where is Chinatown San Francisco

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