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Chinatown International District

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Address: Yesler Way and Fourth Avenue, Seattle, WA 98104
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Seattle's oldest neighborhood is rich with history and serves as the...

Seattle's oldest neighborhood is rich with history and serves as the cultural hub for Asian-Americans in the area.

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Small but full of restaurants and shops

It's a very small China town. But there are plenty of good eats around there. Expect it to get busy with parking. But overall, there is plenty of good eats in all corners! Worth a... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Migrants come, make it, move up the socio economic ladder and out of China town In come a new wave of migrants from Asia(not China - they move up from poor country towards middle class !) voila Chinatown becomes Intl Town. This is what s happened to Seattle chinatown . The second generation don t want to hang around Chinatown... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's a very small China town. But there are plenty of good eats around there. Expect it to get busy with parking. But overall, there is plenty of good eats in all corners! Worth a short visit and a bite to eat. It's not too far from the stadiums. So many people park here and walk to games as well.

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1 Thank Monica N
Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Many people come to the International District just for the food, but I would encourage you to take some time to explore, starting with the Wing Luke Museum. Their tour is great. Also, check out Fuji Bakery--it is amazing.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

We visited Chinatown around 8pm on a Thursday and it was a bit quiet. Maybe because of the rain - the entire bit of Chinatown is very small and has a 3 block radius of so. Visiting is an easy trip by bus - I would recommend walking around and checking out the grocery stores.

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Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

Wonderful safe streets to walk discover. Great restaurants; The market so much to see do, Relax play chess or listen to buskers see architecture take picture of the dragons on the light poles. Photographers dream

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

Not a highlight for me this trip--shopping isn't a favorite activity--Chinatown International District nevertheless stirred contemplation for its history and possibilities.

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Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Reasonable priced Asian restaurants abound in this area from one corner to another. "Wet" markets/supermarket sell inexpensive goods and Asian ingredients that you might want to try. This place has a history to share.

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Grande Cache, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

Nice and easy to navigate through - well marked and walker-friendly. It was nice to see elderly Asian folks to do yoga/stretching under a pagoda roof in the middle of busy streets. Also, the impromptu concert was a special touch - an older gentleman playing erhu for art and not donation bucket! Made my day!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

We stayed overnight in Chinatown before a cruise. It is a great area to stay as it is close to downtown Seattle and the waterfront. We also found a little market area where there were several small restaurants in a building selling all kinds of Chinese food. Also in the same place was a huge market. We felt very safe... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

If you are looking for something to do, this is not the place....lots of empty store fronts...not very exciting and not much to see or do.... The big grocery store and book store was ok...but then what?

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