The San Francisco Chinatown is one of the oldest and biggest Chinatown in North America. It has such an astonishing history of perseverance and culture. There is also delectable food, twinkling shops and stunning historical architecture.
• • • Fortune Cookie factory • • •
Visit the Golden Gate Fortune Cookie factory where they make thousands of handmade fortune cookies per-day! It is a quick 10 minute walk from the Iconic Chinatown Dragon gates.
They have different flavors like Chocolate, green tea and strawberry! Founded in 1962, this factory is an iconic Chinatown landmark!
On the walk you'll also pass Old Saint Mary's Cathedral + Chinese Mission, with a beautiful Victorian gothic style clock tower.
• • • old telephone exchange • • •
The Old Telephone Exchange another stunning Chinatown landmark that is located right next to Portsmouth Square park. An excellent place to sit an enjoy some dim sum or other delicious treats from local bakeries and restaurants.
From there, the brilliant Transamerica Pyramid is only a 5 min walk away.
• • • little Italy • • •
From the Transamerica Pyramid, walk along Columbus Ave to the "Little Italy" neighborhood of SF. Here you can find the infamous SF icons such as; City Lights bookstore, Coit Tower, Washington Square, and so much more! Little Italy is filled with award winning restaurants, charming cafes and quite possibly some of the best gelato in SF. This is a beautiful area to sit and enjoy some delicious food with good company!
• • • PIER 39 • • •
From Washington Square, Pier 39 a quick 11 min walk away. Pier 39 is a bustling tourist spot filled with lively energy, themed restaurants and quirky tourist shops. It's also a wonderful place to enjoy the SF bay views.