Chinatown in San Francisco is considered as the West Coast’s largest Chinese community and the second largest in the country second only to the settlement in the New York City. This beautiful city-within-a-city never fails to impress. Along the streets of the district one can see exotic ingredients being hawked, jade and silks being proffered and colorful souvenirs being sold. The famous events include the Chinese New Year which is celebrated with verve and enthusiasm. Tourists also come here to enjoy dim sum and other Chinese delicacies.
Chinatown in San Francisco is considered as the oldest Chinatown in North America. It is also one of oldest and the largest Chinese communities outside Asia. It was established in 1850s and featured popular culture venues like music, films, literature... more and photography. Also, this town is the most prominent centers of Chinese activity outside of China, officially located in downtown San Francisco.