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Address: San Francisco, CA 94164-0145
Phone Number: +1 415-982-8839
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Description: This walking tour of Chinatown is now in its 32nd year. Join us as we...
This walking tour of Chinatown is now in its 32nd year. Join us as we visit historic landmarks, fortune cookie factory, the Stockton Street food markets, a secluded Chinese temple, an herbal pharmacy and more. Complete the visit with a dim sum luncheon at one of Chinatown's legendary restaurants.
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Fun and interesting tour!

Linda Lee is such a good tour guide: knowledgable, friendly, organized, and a good sense of humor. It was so interesting to hear her stories and visit Chinatown with her. We... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 15, 2015
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Mailtand, FL
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50 reviews 50 reviews
8 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW

Linda Lee is such a good tour guide: knowledgable, friendly, organized, and a good sense of humor. It was so interesting to hear her stories and visit Chinatown with her. We learned so much as saw it from a different perspective. We opted for the dim-sum lunch and I'm so glad we did - it was delicious! Linda even followed... More 

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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168 reviews 168 reviews
46 attraction reviews
191 helpful votes 191 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Linda was not only born and raised in Chinatown but also very knowledgeable about the history and cultural back ground of the SF Chinatown. She will take you to a temple, fortune cookie factory, a dim sum restaurant, a traditional Chinese pharmacy and all kind of other interesting places. She is a fun lady and good story teller. Lunch is... More 

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Gold Coast, Australia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
9 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

We read the reviews of Linda's Chinatown walking tour on trip advisor and were so pleased we booked it. Linda is so engaging and passionate, and you get such an interesting insight into this area of San Fransisco from someone who is born and bred in this area. Also great to meet a group of people from all over the... More 

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Lahaina, Hawaii
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177 reviews 177 reviews
35 attraction reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015 via mobile

Linda Lee is the bomb as a tour guide. She combines a great sense of humor with a wealth of knowledge about Chinatown. We visited A Chinese medicine shop, food shop, fortune cookie factory, and a temple. We learned about the history of Chinese immigrants to San Francisco, the various associations, and the buildings in the area. Chinatown will never... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

My family and I took a tour with Linda of San Francisco's China Town. By ourselves, we would have ventured down the main street of China Town really without knowing anything about the history, culture, or neighborhood. Linda, however, took us off the main street, into a Fortune Cookie Factory, food market, Temple, and herbal medicine shop. The morning ended... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

This tour was fantastic! The tour guide, Linda, is knowledgeable, funny and goes out of her way to make it a worthwhile tour. She went all out on her dim sum meal. Furthemore, she helped me research some family background information that is so important to me.

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omaha,ne
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015 via mobile

Linda was an amazing guide. Funny, smart, prepared and knows Chinatown, the history and community. We saw things we never would have seen solo. Cool to be with a guide that locals recognized and acknowledged as we toured. Time well spent. I highly recommend Linda.

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PA
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45 reviews 45 reviews
28 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

We took this tour last summer, Linda was our tour guide who was great, gave us lots of interesting info about Chinatown. My teenage daughter didn't want to go, but she ended up very interested in the tour. Linda has a great personality, very friendly and really makes the tour great. My favorite stop was the Chinese medicine shop and... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

I truly enjoyed myself and learned many new things. My husband and I will be returning to China town and take the time to walk around and enjoy more of the local culture, especially the food. I will be referring 1st timers to your tour. Again, thank you for doing what you do so that others can be educated and... More 

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Grafton, Wisconsin, United States
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

We took this tour on Valentines Day 2015. Linda was fabulous! Very informative and entertaining. We elected to add the lunch on as well and we enjoyed that as well. We were treated to an unexpected parade due to the Chinese New Year and although I think it made the streets extra crowded it was well worth it. Would definitely... More 

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