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meet outside the Cermak/Chinatown Red Line "El" Stop 138 w Cermak Rd Chicago, IL 60616
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4.8 / 5 Rated by 15 members
Review from pat a
50 events 32 reviews

Our tour guide, Joyce, really knows her stuff. It wasn't just about chinatown, it was chicago history as well. Every small detail of the architecture, food and recommendations for souvenirs was included in the tour. We went into a church, a...continued

reviewed Apr 27 2014 report as inappropriate
Review from gabe Kalchbrenner
33 events 16 reviews

loved the whole tour of China town Very informative ! Fun! Beautiful day!.

reviewed Apr 21 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from G
13 events 12 reviews

Ever wanted to see Chinatown? This is it! Joyce gives a perfect tour, just enough detail but not overwhelming. On this half-rainy day, she adapted to the weather, asking the group at a certain point if we wanted to make a change in the...continued

reviewed Aug 26 2012 report as inappropriate
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Chicago’s Chinatown is located in the Armour Square community – also the home of the White Sox! The Chinese population moved to this area in the early 1900s. In the 1980s the Chinatown area was increased with the purchase of the land that now includes a two-level mall, townhouses and condominiums. The Chinatown community continues to grow and thrive. The area has a wide variety of restaurants, gift shops, grocery stores, Chinese medicine stores and cultural spots.

What you’ll see:

Chinatown Square and the 12 Bronze Chinese Zodiac Statues

The Chinatown Gate

Pui Tak Center Building

The Nine Dragon Wall

Ping Tom Memorial Park

Chinatown Mural

Chinese American Veteran’s Memorial

St. Therese Church

Please note:

The tour covers approximately 2 miles of walking at a leisurely pace over the course of 2-2.5 hours, and ends in Chinatown Square.

There may be opportunities to purchase snacks along the way, which are not included in the price of the tour.

Please dress appropriately for the weather.

Please note that tour guide gratuity is not included in the tour price, so if you enjoy your tour, tips are very much appreciated.

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