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This is well worth a visit, with exhibits on the history and experience of Chinese immigrants to San Francisco over the past 150 years..
This is well worth a visit, with exhibits on the history and experience of Chinese immigrants to San Francisco over the past 150 years.
A mural by Amy Nelder depicting the early Chinese workers who settled the area in the 1870s to work on the transcontinental railroad
Established in the year 1880 as one of the oldest churches in the city, it is worth a visit
This is the oldest Buddhist temple in the city and was named after the Norras Buddhist Temple in Tibet
This tiny temple is the oldest Taoist temple in the country
Created by Darryl Mar, this mural celebrates the history of Chinatown and what life is like there today
Small park and recreation center that has some interesting public art like the ''Five Carved Stones'' by Marcia Donahue and ''Tectonic Melange'' by Lampo Leong
Pagoda style building with a three tiered roof and decorated with ornate gold dragons and medallions on the outside
Though Grant Avenue has a lot to offer, it is quite touristy; thus, it is essential that you examine the more authentic areas in the alleys, such as Waverly Place, Pagoda Place, Spofford Lane, and Ross Alley, between Grant and Stockton
Here you can see the mechanisms that drive San Francisco's famed cable cars, as well as plenty of cable car memorabilia and information on the history of the cable cars
Opened in 1962, this tiny factory produces more than 20,000 fortune cookies a day