Discover the vibrant and dynamic Chinatown with this in-app audio tour! You will get fascinating insights into the city's multicultural history and see the hidden gems of the neighborhood.
The tour starts at the Chinatown Gateway Arch, which honors the Chinese community's contributions to the city's growth. Traditional Buddhist Teo Chew Temple will tell more about ethnic groups in LA.
Then, the Thien Hau Temple will introduce you to Mazu, the goddess of the sea, and will amaze you with its intricate architecture of traditional pagodas. You will walk south on Broadway to the Central Plaza, Chinatown's heart, and a historical landmark with traditional buildings, shops, and eateries.
Then, you will stroll along Gin Ling Way, a pedestrian street with souvenirs, arts and crafts, and traditional Chinese goods. As you walk, the engaging narration will give you a deeper appreciation of this iconic neighborhood's vibrant and distinctive culture. Art lovers will enjoy the Chung King Road Art Galleries with its contemporary art by emerging and established artists.
The highlight of the tour symbolizing American-Chinese symbiosis is the elevated platform of Chinatown Station, from which you will get a breathtaking view of the neighborhood, mixed with the LA Downtown skyline.
Finally, relax at the Ord and Yale Street Park, a serene oasis amidst the bustling Chinatown.
Choose to visit the Chinese American Museum to learn more about Chinese American history and culture.