what is a must see and do in Chintown


City: San Francisco

State: California

Country: United States


get some dim sum at House of Nanking ()
Start out at Grant & Bush streets and walk up Grant. The "Dragon Gate" marks the entrance into Chinatown at that intersection and it's worth a vacation photo. From there it is fun to mingle in the tchotchke shops and perhaps get some food. Some of the buildings in Chinatown have been decorated ornately, giving it a very ethic Asian feel.
Golden Gate Fortune Cookie Factory makes the treats in front of you and offers free samples. The Clarion Music Center on the alley off Sacramento between Stockton and Grant houses tons of interesting gongs, drums, and other instruments, fun for browsing. Get a foot massage at Helen Health Restoration Clinic or Ching's Chinese Medicine and Therapy. Be sure to check out the groups of men playing competitive games of mahjong in the parks. For a drink, stumble into either dive bar, LiPo Lounge or Buddha Lounge.

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