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Dedicated to Matsu, goddess of the Sea, but has only been around since 1986..
Dedicated to Matsu, goddess of the Sea, but has only been around since 1986.
30 Beckett St, San Francisco, CA 94133, USA
Opened in 1962, this tiny factory produces more than 20,000 fortune cookies a day
Co-founded by Beat poet Lawrence Ferlenghetti, City Lights was one of the centers of the Beat community in the 1950s
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
Enjoy authentic Chinese artwork at this gallery
This tiny paved pedestrian alley was named after the famous Beat Generation writer Jack Kerouac who used to hang out in the alley a lot
This tiny temple is the oldest Taoist temple in the country
This is the oldest Buddhist temple in the city and was named after the Norras Buddhist Temple in Tibet
This flatiron (wedge shaped) copper-green building is an unmistakable San Francisco beauty
Created by Darryl Mar, this mural celebrates the history of Chinatown and what life is like there today
Built in 1891, it was destroyed and rebuilt in 1909, originally the building housed the country's only Chinese telephone exchange