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Chicago Chinese Cultural Institute

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We host public and private events relating to Chinese culture and the history of Chinatown. Please contact us if you wish to host a private event or tour. Below is a list of our public events: Public Walking Tours are available in the summer...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
2126 S Archer Ave, Chinatown Square by the Zodiac Animal Statues, Chicago, IL 60616-1514
+1 312-842-1988
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Reviewed 10 July 2017

Several weeks ago, my two friends and I booked a private walking tour of Chinatown and had Isabel as our guide. It was a wonderful experience-Isabel was very knowledgeable about the area, very patient with all our questions, and introduced us fully to Chicago's Chinese...More

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Reviewed 26 June 2017

I wanted an authentic tour of Chinatown after having lived in this city for 6 years, but felt intimidated to try and go explore this section of the city on my own. The tour was a fantastic introduction to Chinese food and also included important...More

Thank Jennifer G
Reviewed 29 May 2017

On May 27th I took the Chinatown Walking tour and it was very impressive to say the least! I was with a small group that I arranged through Goldstar. Our tour guide was very knowledgably and had some interesting stories to tell. The Chinese Catholic...More

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Reviewed 13 May 2017

If you want the real deal and a fantastic window into Chicago's vibrant Chinese community, look no further than the Chicago Chinese Cultural Institute! Knowledable, passionate, helpful and tireless are just a few words to describe their staff and commitment to client satisfaction. Couldn't recommend...More

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Thank LaneA44
Reviewed 12 May 2017

CCCI has great walks and events-really fun. The folks who run CCCI, as well as the staff, are all knowledgeable and interesting.

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Reviewed 12 May 2017

While lunching with friends in Chinatown, stopped in to view the historic memorabilia of Chicago's Chinatown and enjoyed reading the stories of families from this community and learning about the evolution of Chinatown.

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Reviewed 12 May 2017

If you're interested in Chinese culture, you can learn everything there is with CCCI. However, I miss the monthly Chopstix Club! Each month a different part of China was showcased with an authentic multicourse dinner and a lecture about the region. This would also be...More

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Thank RuthSmerling
Reviewed 7 May 2017

I have taken the CCCI tour multiple times both on my own and with visiting friends and family from out of town. Chicago's Chinatown is such a fascinating place, and few people really know the history behind its beginnings. The CCCI tours are staffed with...More

Thank onstage23
Reviewed 6 May 2017

The Chicago Chinese Cultural Event is one of the best events I have attended. It is gracious in the way it is organized and the way it is presented. The food is traditional and lends a real sense that you are visiting China. It is...More

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Thank RayCe73
Reviewed 5 May 2017

We were a small group on a Girl Scout trip to Chicago, with high school age kids. The guide was well informed and pointed out a lot about the history of the Chinese area, including details about the buildings that we would not have learned...More

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Chinatown may be one of Chicago’s smallest
neighborhoods geographically, but it's big on
character, colors, sights, sounds, and flavors. In
this South Side neighborhood, you’ll find authentic
Chinese restaurants dotting the length of Wentworth
Avenue. After a meal of dim sum, noodles, duck or
other tantalizing food specialties, satiate your
visual appetite with dozens of public art sculptures
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