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Chicago's Chinatown

2169-B. S. China Pl., Chicago, IL 60616


Chicago's own Chinatown features beautiful Chinese-style buildings, as well as exotic dining and shopping experiences that have made the neighborhood a popular destination for visitors and locals alike.

Established in the 19th century, Chicago's Chinatown is one of the largest in the country.  Most events are centred around the intersection of Cermak and Wentworth Avenues.   


Things to do while visiting Chinatown:

  • Explore local artwork including the Chinatown Mural, Pui Tak Center building, and the Nine Dragon Wall. 
  • Visit the Ping Tom Memorial Park which is on the south brand of the Chicago River.
  • Try a traditional Chinese tea house or a bubble tea shop
  • Taste the local treats at a dim sum restaurant.
  • Visit the neighborhood's oldest bakery Chiu Quon


Events in Chinatown:

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