Join the most deeply researched and inspirational tour in Chinatown. Rated 5 stars on Yelp, our Chinatown Democracy Walking Tour From Dynasty to Democracy leads guests through the cultural threads extending across Chinese history to modern movements for social justice in America. From Dynasty to Democracy travels through 2,000 years of Chinese and Chinese American history to Chinatown’s struggle for justice, equality and cultural dignity.
Chinatown was established in the very first few years of California’s statehood, and has experienced tremendous discrimination and opportunity. Within this complex journey, there is an opportunity to use the lens of Chinatown’s story to learn about California and American history, evolving notions of ethnicity and culture, and the role they play in the evolution of social justice in America.
Visits to tea tasting, the fortune cookie factory, an herb shop, a temple, and dim sum sampling are all available by request. Sampling dim sum entails and extra cost of a few dollars.
Tours depart every Thursday, Friday, and Saturday at 1:00 from the Chinese Culture Center, 750 Kearny, 3rd Floor (inside the Hilton), San Francisco.
Pre-registration at least 24 hours ahead is required.
For more info or to register, contact firstname.lastname@example.org 415.986.1822
Check out our Yelp ratings at Chinatown Heritage Walking Tour or Chinese Culture Center of San Francisco.