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A mural by Amy Nelder depicting the early Chinese workers who settled the area in the 1870s to work on the transcontinental railroad.
A mural by Amy Nelder depicting the early Chinese workers who settled the area in the 1870s to work on the transcontinental railroad. Unfortunately, they were often the target of racism, ignorance, and intolerance.
827 Stockton St
Established in the year 1880 as one of the oldest churches in the city, it is worth a visit
This is well worth a visit, with exhibits on the history and experience of Chinese immigrants to San Francisco over the past 150 years
Pagoda style building with a three tiered roof and decorated with ornate gold dragons and medallions on the outside
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
This is a Chinatown landmark
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
Two great examples of multi-tiered pagoda buildings on opposite sides of the intersection
Opened in 1962, this tiny factory produces more than 20,000 fortune cookies a day
Built in 1891, it was destroyed and rebuilt in 1909, originally the building housed the country's only Chinese telephone exchange