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Chinatown International District

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Seattle's oldest neighborhood is rich with history and serves as the cultural hub for Asian-Americans in the area.
Yesler Way and Fourth Avenue, Seattle, WA 98104
+1 206-382-1197
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I may have gone here on a very slow day. I agree it offers the basic attractions but is was tired and a few too many homeless watching a solo traveler. I will try this again one day because i want the experience to be...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank G3677KHrobertb
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A bit tired but certainly offers all the requisite attractions from a range of Chinese restaurants offering various generic cuisine to more specialize like Dimsum. Also has arguably the largest Asian supermarket in the are, UWAJIMAYA - something the size of a Whole Foods. UWAJIMAYA...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank YutivoM
Reviewed September 26, 2018

The Chinatown International District celebrates not only Chinese culture and cuisine but the culture of many other Asian counties. It is definitely a place for wandering and a meal. Lots of shops that sell Asian treasures and souvenirs so take time to explore. You can...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank jer b
Reviewed August 18, 2018

Sure this is just a district of restaurants and shops, but there’s some nice public art and architecture. I love the grocery store...a real cool experience.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank TravelinSuz
Reviewed August 11, 2018

Neighborhood loaded with restaurants and small shops selling what you'd expect. One store to stop by is a great little toy model shop that sells everything related to SciFi and Far East animation. If you or anyone you know is into this kind of thing....stop...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank DaleMurphy4HOF
Reviewed August 9, 2018 via mobile

I would say it is an interesting to visit, because we can see different side of the city. When I first arrived in Seattle, i was amazed by how colorful the people are, and this district partly explains why. I would expect to see more...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Stef_Yang
Reviewed July 24, 2018 via mobile

Be very careful visiting this place. We we’re there for about an hour to see China Town and it is a very dangerous place there are mostly homeless people. The only sites to see are the homeless and some restaurants. The place is filthy and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
5  Thank Lhewitt001
Reviewed July 3, 2018 via mobile

This part of town is not worth a visit. No shops, just restaurants. Avoid this area. On the border with Japantown there is anice designshop. P

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank Ronald B
Reviewed June 19, 2018

it is very sad that Seattle downtown area is dirty, old and full of homeless people. It is very sad to see that fellow Americans live on the street and pan handle. They are everywhere we went. I didn't feel safe and felt very sorry...More

Date of experience: June 2018
4  Thank FRANCES B
Reviewed June 14, 2018 via mobile

Cool restaurant and stores to go into. The Japanese bookstore and grocery store were cool. My teens enjoyed walking around in this area.

Date of experience: June 2018
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March 28, 2018|
Response from AprilFNP | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I wasn't looking for any grocery stores.
March 28, 2018|
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Response from Gary2425 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. There is a terrific market in the middle of Chinatown Seattle. It is called Uwajimaya and they are wonderful. A must see if you are even close to Chinatown.
May 22, 2017|
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Response from monicanea | Reviewed this property |
Not too many stores gearing for souvenirs in the heart of it. Mainly restaurants and groceries types of shops. There's Uwajimaya though that has a huge selection of things that she may like.