San Francisco's is the largest Chinatown
outside Asia. A population of around 70,000 live in 30 square blocks.
The gateway to Chinatown at Bush and Grant Avenue was given to the city
of San Francisco by the Republic of Taiwan. Grant Avenue is San Francisco's
first street (formerly DuPont Street) and stands today as the center of
Chinatown. Streets are lined with shops and trading companies offering
a variety of colorful merchandise - silk, jade, artifacts and antiques.
Restaurants are excellent (Try House of Nan-King) Old St. Mary's Church,
California and Grant, built in 1852, is one of the few buildings to escape
destruction by the great fire of 1906.
A 15-minute stop at San Francisco's City Hall
gives you the complete San Francisco experience. Other highlights on this
tour include the San Francisco Marina, Golden Gate Park, Nob Hill, Chinatown,
the Financial District, Presidio Army Base, Civic Center and North Beach.
Journey to many of this city's most famous highlights including the Golden
Gate Bridge and Twin Peaks for some beautiful panoramic views of the city
(weather permitting, Twin Peaks sometimes gets fogged in).