Chinatown Gate
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  • San Francisco: Chinatown Walking Tour with Fortune Cookie

    1. San Francisco: Chinatown Walking Tour with Fortune Cookie

    Enjoy the lantern-covered streets of Chinatown through this hour-long introduction with a local guide. Start near the Dragon’s Gate to discuss the history of this once-rough area and address the mystery of San Francisco's moving waterline. Take in some of the most incredible shops, eateries, and cultural icons including the 'Street of the Painted Balconies' as you detour from the main thoroughfare, Grant Avenue. Stop at historical points of interest and get an introduction to the often-overlooked history of Asian immigration to the United States, which goes back much farther than you may think. Learn the ways that Chinatown has been integral to the growth of San Francisco as a whole and how the Gold Rush defined this neighborhood. This tour is only partially about history. You will also get to learn the modern life of the neighborhood that is a fascinating mix of east and west. Marvel ...

    This was the perfect way to see Chinatown! Maggie was awesome, very knowledgeable!!!

  • San Francisco: Chinatown Food and History Walking Tour

    2. San Francisco: Chinatown Food and History Walking Tour

    Meet your tour guide at Dragon's Gate, the main entrance to San Francisco's Chinatown neighborhood, to begin your walking tour of Chinatown's most famous sights and hidden spots. As you wander this colorful and lively neighborhood, listen to commentary from your guide about Chinatown's history, culture, and present-day authenticity. Stroll down Stockton Street past busy markets selling some of the freshest and most exotic foods in the city. Pass by buildings designed like pagodas and have your camera out as you admire eye-catching Chinese decorations adorning the streets. Gain an understanding of Chinatown's religious culture and history as you visit the Old Saint Mary's Cathedral. Get a chance to taste traditional Chinese cookies and tea of your choice at Eastern Bakery where you can expect to get some inside cooking tips from the bakery owners. Go to Portsmouth Square and learn abou...

    This is a very fun guide filled with history, site-seeing and checking out some delicious local eats. Chinatown was definitely our favorite spot this trip and our guide, Joe contributed greatly to that!

  • San Francisco: Open-Top Tour Sunset Experience

    3. San Francisco: Open-Top Tour Sunset Experience

    Head to Fisherman’s Wharf and hop onboard an open-top bus for your panoramic tour of San Francisco. Begin with a cruise along the Embarcadero Waterfront and soak up epic views of the Bay Bridge and the iconic Ferry Building. Travel across the Bay Bridge to Treasure Island, where you have a 30 minute stop to admire the view, accompanied by a complimentary drink. From this unique vantage point, marvel at the vista of the entire city skyline at the exact time the sun goes down. Admire the city’s landscape transform with color, taking on a new personality as night draws in. After the sunset, head back over the bridge into the bright lights of the glowing city. Drive through the bustling Financial District up to Nob Hill, where the tour stops at the ornate, Gothic-style Grace Cathedral. The location is famous for its impressive view down to California Street, the Ferry Building, and Bay Bri...

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What people are saying about Chinatown Gate

This is a very fun guide filled with history, site-seeing and checking out some delicious local eats. Chinatown was definitely our favorite spot this trip and our guide, Joe contributed greatly to that!

This was the perfect way to see Chinatown! Maggie was awesome, very knowledgeable!!!

Knowledgeable, friendly guide. Cool area to see and learn about.

joseph was a perfect guide and took us off the beaten path

Great short tour to get the highlights of Chinatown