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Chinatown Archway

7th and H Street, NW, Washington DC, DC
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You don't have to get out of your car to see this.

It's mostly what people do is just drive right up to it on the street, photograph it then move on... read more

Reviewed yesterday

An iconic spot to walk through. Love the crosswalk underneath the arch and the area is full of... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Karlina C
Albany, Oregon
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7th and H Street, NW, Washington DC, DC
Downtown / Chinatown
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Reviewed yesterday

It's mostly what people do is just drive right up to it on the street, photograph it then move on. The homes and such in this little Chinatown are somewhat run down in comparison to many other areas near by. It's probably a good idea...More

Thank ShGDhG
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

An iconic spot to walk through. Love the crosswalk underneath the arch and the area is full of life. A great place to take a stroll and find a unique restaurant.

Thank Karlina C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's nothing all that special. It's a little dirty and needs some minor fixing up. It's located very close to capital one center and most of the tour buses drive past it. I wouldn't walk out if my way to see it.

Thank jess290718
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good to see, while in Chinatown. It let know that you have arrive to China Town. Area good restaurants and souvenir stores

Thank lalocadr19
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you've seen other archs, you already know what this is. Washington's Chinatown is very small, there are a bunch of restaurants and nothing else. Go here only to eat Chinese.

Thank verotrip
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

Yep it's an arch. I'm staying right next to it so I took a pic. Good POI for navigating near by. It's the gateway to China Town. Plenty of restaurants to choose from.

Thank Timothy E
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

The Chinatown Archway is a tourist spot, but it also notes the DC Chinatown neighborhood. I’ve seen the archway during the day and night time. I prefer the night time, as it looks striking.

Thank ProfAragon
Reviewed 12 October 2017

If you're in the area, I guess you might as well find the famous Chinatown Archway and get a picture of it! As for the area itself, it didn't appear to have a lot of Chinese businesses. You can easily see the arch from a...More

Thank TNharleychick
Reviewed 18 September 2017

Interesting and nice, but not unique to DC only. Not a large area or authentic Chinese business. Actually, most business are not even Chinese. A one block should not be considered a "Town." Archway and crosswalk with Chinese horoscope is nice.

Thank Félix C
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Just a free observation as you enter or leave Chinatown. Worth the trip especially if you are looking for a delicious lunch or dinner.

Thank Denny B
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