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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.

Things To Do

On any given day or night, Chinatown pulses with sensory pleasures, including fantastic food and an abundance of activities. Visitors can look forward to acclaimed chefs serving steaming platters of hand-stretched noodles seasonal street festivals the locally guided tours and more.

Upcoming Local Happenings
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Shop & Squat

Fashion District

Carrying heavy shopping bags isn’t quite enough to get you fit. Good thing Fashion District Philadelphia hosts its first of three weekly Shop & Squats events — a free bootcamp workout taking place outside the mall’s entrance at Ninth and Market streets — on Saturday - 3/17. Best part - it is SO EASY to get here on SEPTA! Hop Regional Rail to Jefferson Station - you don't even have to go outside! Same goes for the Market-Frankford Line! Ride it to 11th Street and you are literally there! Hop a Trolley to 13th Street - you can get to The District underground or it's a short walk. Hop the Broad Street Line to City Hall Station - get to The District underground or it's a quick walk on Market Street. 

20210410 00:00 20210418 00:00 America/New_York Shop & Squat <p>Carrying heavy shopping bags isn&rsquo;t quite enough to get you fit. Good thing Fashion District Philadelphia hosts its first of three weekly&nbsp;<a href="https://www.fashiondistrictphiladelphia.com/Events/Details/557269" target="_blank">Shop &amp; Squats</a>&nbsp;events &mdash; a free bootcamp workout taking place outside the mall&rsquo;s entrance at Ninth and Market streets &mdash; on Saturday - 3/17. Best part - it is SO EASY to get here on SEPTA! Hop Regional Rail to Jefferson Station - you don&#39;t even have to go outside! Same goes for the Market-Frankford Line! Ride it to 11th Street and you are literally there! Hop a Trolley to 13th Street - you can get to The District underground or it&#39;s a short walk. Hop the Broad Street Line to City Hall Station - get to The District underground or it&#39;s a quick walk on Market Street.&nbsp;</p> Fashion District Philadelphia, Market Street, Philadelphia, PA, USA Plan Your Trip


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