Chinatown, Russian Hill & North Beach Tour

What to expect
  • Embark on a four mile walking tour through Chinatown, Russian Hill, and North Beach
  • Discover colorful hidden spots within the largest Chinatown in the world and the trendy epicenter of the Beat Generation
  • Obtain insights into the history of this hotbed of American culture
  • Stretch your legs while immersing yourself in a true cultural experience
In Roam Local’s “Chinatown, Russian Hill & North Beach” walking-tour, you’ll explore the hidden streets and sites of three of San Francisco's most famous and picturesque neighborhoods. Beginning and ending at the Friendship Gate of Chinatown, you’ll travel through the colorful back alleys of the oldest and largest Chinatown in the world. Here you’ll find the first Chinese temple ever built in the United States. From there, you’ll ascend Russian Hill, famous for its writers’ salons and eclectic vibe, and explore Barbary Lane, the hidden street that famously inspired Armistead Maupin’s Tales of the City novel series. Next up, you’ll descend into North Beach, epicenter of the Beat Generation, the Bohemian artists and nonconformists behind the great San Francisco Renaissance of the 1950s. If you’re looking for an insider’s view of SF, this is a tour you’ll not want to miss!

Note: While leisurely, this tour involves many steps, which can be challenging. Exact meeting location is Given upon confirmation of booking.
Key Highlights
Price $30.00 per guest
Duration / Session 3 hours
# Sessions 1
Tour guide Ryan Curtis is a member of the San Francisco Historical Society and has been a SF local since 2000.
There are no refunds; all sales final.

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