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Chinatown

Stretching from Arch Street to Vine Street, and from 11th street to 8th Street, Chinatown is packed end-to-end with restaurants and stores that represent Hong Kong, Cantonese, Fujianese, Northern Sichuan and Taiwanese cultures, with a sprinkling of Korean, Thai, Malaysian, Burmese, and Vietnamese. Beyond the iconic Chinatown Friendship Gate, visitors can look forward to delicious food from acclaimed restaurants and street vendors, fabulous shops, seasonal street festivals, and more.

How to get there

Chinatown is a short walk from Jefferson Station (Regional Rail), 8th Street and 11th Street Stations (Market-Frankford Line), Chinatown and 8th Street Stations (Broad-Ridge Spur) and City Hall (Broad Street Line). Multiple Bus Routes also serve Chinatown. 

Bus Routes

Routes 23, 47M, 45, 48, and 61

Subway lines

Market-Frankford Line, Broad Ridge Spur, Broad Street Line

Regional Rail lines that come into Jefferson Station

Airport Line Regional Rail

Warminster Line Regional Rail

Wilmington/Newark Line Regional Rail

West Trenton Line Regional Rail

Media/Elwyn Line Regional Rail

Lansdale/Doylestown Line Regional Rail

Paoli/Thorndale Line Regional Rail

Manayunk/Norristown Line Regional Rail

Chestnut Hill East Line Regional Rail

Trenton Line Regional Rail

Fox Chase Line Regional Rail

Chestnut Hill West Line Regional Rail

Fare

There are many ways to get here on SEPTA, there are also many ways to pay. Click here to learn which fare is best for you.

Upcoming Local Happenings
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Shop Center City Saturday

Center City

Support the businesses and people who create Center City’s unique shopping, dining, and social experiences. It’s an entire day of specials from places like Benjamin Lovell Shoes and DFTI; to re-openings at key retailers like Boyd’s; and free gifts and giveaways from Ritual Shoppe and Reading Terminal Market. Plus, fuel up with free fries from Shake Shack Center City. Check Center City District's website often for the most up-to-date list of participants. Best way there is SEPTA. 

20200923 00:00 20200927 00:00 America/New_York Shop Center City Saturday <p>Support the businesses and people who create Center City&rsquo;s unique shopping, dining, and social experiences.&nbsp;It&rsquo;s an entire day of specials from places like Benjamin Lovell Shoes and DFTI; to re-openings at key retailers like Boyd&rsquo;s; and free gifts and giveaways from Ritual Shoppe and Reading Terminal Market. Plus, fuel up with free fries from Shake Shack Center City.&nbsp;Check Center City District&#39;s <a href="https://www.centercityphila.org/explore-center-city/shop-center-city/shop-center-city-saturday-2020?utm_source=incc&amp;utm_medium=email&amp;utm_campaign=incc.shopccsaturday.special.09.22.20&amp;utm_content=button">website</a> often for the most up-to-date list of participants. Best way there is SEPTA.&nbsp;</p> 1400 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA, USA Plan Your Trip


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