LOWDOWN ON CHINATOWN
In this tour, we’ll investigate the thrilling history of Chinatown. How did this fascinating neighborhood come to be? Who lived here before, and how is it changing even today? Travel through time from a 360-year-old Jewish cemetery to the slums of the Five Points, from the opera houses and tong wars of the Bloody Angle to Little Fuzhou, as we examine the culture, commerce, cuisine, virtues, vices, and secrets of Chinatown.
The standard tour is about .5 miles of walking, with the option to add extra stops that includes a bar if desired.
Tours begin at:
Pavillion at the north end of Columbus Park
New York, NY 10013