Chicago Chinese Cultural Institute

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90-minute walking tour explores Chicago's Chinatown, showcasing architecture, historic buildings, and shops

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Promotional value expires Sep 2, 2013. Amount paid never expires. Limit 5 per person. Limit 1 per visit. Valid only for option purchased. Reservation required; subject to availability. Subject to weather conditions. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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  • $10 for the Discover Chinatown walking tour for two (a $20 value)
  • $19 for the Discover Chinatown walking tour for four (a $40 value)

Ninety-minute walking tours are available Friday, Saturday, and Sunday mornings at 10 a.m. Tours will run until September 2. Tours will run on the Fourth of July, and Labor Day, but not July 21. Participants meet in front of the New Three Happiness Restaurant, and must register in advance. Tour takers will walk around five blocks, exploring landmarks such as The Nine Dragon Wall, the St. Therese Chinese Catholic Church, the former On Leong Building, also known as "Chinatown City Hall", the Buddhist temple, Chinatown Square Zodiacs, Ping Tom Memorial Park and various gift stores and bakeries.

Chicago Chinese Cultural Institute

Chicago Chinese Cultural Institute was created with a mission in mind: to conduct programs and events that promote Chinese language and culture, and to facilitate relationships between Chinese and American cultures. Chicago Chinese Cultural Institute offers corporate services such as cross-cultural and language training, helping bridge any gaps between employees who might travel between countries or consider dipping hands in a vat of honey before sealing a business deal.

Chicago Chinese Cultural Institute also hosts various tours: walking tours guide explorers through Chinatown, exploring architectural fixtures and businesses of the area, whereas food tours entreat guests to visit several restaurants and shops, sampling appetizers, entrees, and teas. After meeting at Chinatown Square by the Zodiac Animal Statues, guests will explore famous Chinatown landmarks such as The Nine Dragon Wall, St. Therese Chinese Catholic Church, the former On Leong Building, and Ping Tom Memorial Park. Tours take place in english, but can be in mandarin upon request.

Customer Reviews

Our guide was fantastic!
Kenneth B. · September 13, 2013
Enjoyed the tour! Katie is a very knowledgable guide. Would highly recommend!
Lisa J. · August 10, 2013
Our guide gave us great tour with personnel touch.
Raymond G. · August 5, 2013
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    Armour Square

    2130 South Wentworth Avenue

    Chicago, IL 60616

    +13128421988

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