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Stockton Street

Address: Chinatown (Not SoMa), San Francisco, CA (Chinatown)
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Ranked #60 of 247 Shopping in San Francisco
Type: Specialty shops, Shopping & Fashion
Activities: Shopping, Dining
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Type: Specialty shops, Shopping & Fashion
Activities: Shopping, Dining

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London, United Kingdom
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1,175 reviews 1,175 reviews
739 attraction reviews
366 helpful votes 366 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
179 helpful votes 179 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
147 helpful votes 147 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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2,012 attraction reviews
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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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