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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
$30 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:
  • Advance reservations required. Tickets go off sale at 4pm the day prior.
  • Your safety is our priority. The itinerary of this tour may be altered in accordance with health and safety policies and considerations.
  • Tour ends in Chinatown Square on Archer Avenue
  • Ticket price includes entrance to the Chicago Architecture Center within 7 days of your tour. View the CAC's hours.

Upcoming Explore Chinatown Tours