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Discover the art, architecture and history of Chinatown on this 90-minute walk, which includes stops at a Chinese bakery and a former Italian church. The tour concludes near some of Chinatown’s tastiest restaurants, convenient for those wanting to stay to enjoy a meal or try a new bubble tea.

Duration
1.5 Hours
Price
$26 public (includes CAC admission)
Free for CAC members
Meet
Chinatown Public Library, 2100 S. Wentworth Ave.

During your tour of this influential Chicago community, you’ll learn about urban planning’s impact on Chinatown and how the community has grown to reflect both traditional Chinese elements and Western influences. You’ll see art and symbols that connect to Chinatown’s cultural heritage while learning about the history of the neighborhood.

Notes:
  • Tour ends in Chinatown Square on Archer Avenue.
  • Although it's not required, we recommend making reservations in advance for this tour.
  • Ticket price includes admission to the Chicago Architecture Center within 7 days of your tour.

Upcoming Explore Chinatown Tours

Saturday Dec 8

  • 10:00am Sold Out