Explore Japantown's Legacy: Self-Guided Audio Tour

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Audio tour
Audio tour in English
Route length: 1.5km
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Duration 1h 30m
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Audio tours on your smartphone
After purchase, you will receive the link to download the app to take this tour
Control your experience
With the in-app audio guide, you decide when to start, pause, and finish your tour
No internet is required
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  • We will send the tour within 48 hours or refund your money
  • Experience Japantown with In-App Audio Tour
  • Explore the legacy of the red Torii Gate
  • Discover Ruth Asawa's Origami Fountain
  • See where jazz legends played at Bop City
  • Feel history at 1680 Post Street, Japantown
Unlock the past and savor the present in San Francisco's Japantown with this self-guided audio tour. Designed for history buffs, art lovers, and culinary enthusiasts, this tour delves into the vibrant tapestry of a community that has triumphed over adversity. As the narrative unfolds, the listener will discover the oldest Japantown in the United States, strolling through its streets, landmarks, and flavors that continue to shape its identity. Starting at the iconic red Torii Gate and concluding at the nostalgic 1680 Post Street, once home to the legendary Bop City jazz club, the route guides you through a series of historical milestones and cultural gems. The tour explores scenic streets adorned with cherry trees, peaceful alcoves that speak to the heart, and bustling spots where Japantown's energy is palpable. Along the way, indulge in authentic culinary delights, marvel at intricately folded metal sculptures, and stand where generations have contended with the tides of change. Memorable experiences include the artistry of the Ruth Asawa Origami Fountain, a testament to both creativity and community. Glimpse into the entrepreneurial spirit at Soko Hardware and feel the rhythms of a bygone jazz era at Bop City. As you traverse this neighborhood, the narration intertwines the tales of resilience, artistic expression, and the enduring bonds of a spirited community. The journey through Japantown is a feast for the senses, a brush with history, and a celebration of a culture that has withstood the test of time.

What's included

  • Downloadable self-guided audio tour via the WeGoTrip app
  • Detailed route from stop to stop with live GPS map on your smartphone
  • Earphones are not included — please bring your own
  • Tickets to the attractions along the way are not included

Places you will visit

The route of the tour goes within circle
Japantown Memorial
Start- Red Torii Gate, the entrance to Japantown
Download the app and the digital audio tour on your smartphone before the visit. You will find recommendations on how to get to the staring point in the first step of the tour. If you have any questions or need any assistance, please email us at support@wegotrip.com.
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