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Stockton Street

Chinatown (Not SoMa), San Francisco, CA (SoMa)
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Ranked #205 of 317 Attractions in San Francisco
Type: Shops, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Landmarks
Activities: Shopping, Dining
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Type: Shops, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Landmarks
Activities: Shopping, Dining

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London, United Kingdom
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821 reviews 821 reviews
487 attraction reviews
195 helpful votes 195 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Stockton Street takes you through the less travelled roads in Chinatown. Make a visit to this part of Chinatown as it is less touristy and far removed from the crowds elsewhere.

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san francisco
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303 reviews 303 reviews
160 attraction reviews
171 helpful votes 171 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Stockton Street from Columbus to the tunnel is the commercial center of the real Chinatown. It is an interesting walk that you should consider doing.... Let's start with the negatives: 1) nothing touristy here (except maybe Kong Chow Temple --- one of two temples that claim to be the oldest Chinese temple in the US; this temple relocated in the... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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49 attraction reviews
145 helpful votes 145 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

Stockton and Pacific Street is where you will find Chinatown for locals. None of that touristy stuff on Grant Ave. Sidewalks packed with people and produce and ducks hanging in the window. Visit Chinatown gate and then head over here for the real deal.

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Hong Kong, China
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3,124 reviews 3,124 reviews
1,904 attraction reviews
8,122 helpful votes 8,122 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2012

During a recent trip to San Francisco we used Stockton Street to walk from Union Square through Chinatown and found this a nice path to use for this city street walk. In the Union Square area, Stockton is typical of Powell, with lots of shops and dining but it seems to quiet down once you pass Union Square a few... More 

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