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Chinatown Friendship Archway

Monument / Landmark and Pedestrian Plaza
Chinatown, Washington
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  • DC Preservation League
    "A gift from the Peoples' Republic of China in 1985."(2 Tips)
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  • Angie H.
    Angie HarmonFebruary 21, 2016
    Been here 10+ times
    Do not stand in the middle of the busy road to take a photo, tourists!
  • Cliff M.
    Cliff MooreJanuary 2, 2016
    Check out all of the small authentic shops. Some restaurants are not with going to. Check out reviews in the restaurant before deciding.
  • Juanita
    JuanitaFebruary 26, 2015
    It stays pretty busy down here
  • Zara K.
    Zara KhanOctober 24, 2014
    Great food but dirty neighbourhood. Even the Starbucks there was unclean.
  • Dirty B.
    Dirty BirdAugust 9, 2014
    Love the gates declaring where Chinatown starts
  • Bridget G.
    Bridget GriffinJune 25, 2014
    Great picture spot!
  • Ralph T.
    Ralph TelfortMay 10, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    If you want a decent meal at a good price this is the area for you
  • Robert C.
    Robert CapazziApril 13, 2013
    Hill Country BBQ is near by... Make sure you go, it's the best BBQ on the east coast!!!
  • Helena N.
    Helena NacinovicMay 17, 2012
    Not a real Chinatown, but good place to walk around and choose a bar.
  • George K.
    George KarmokoliasApril 13, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Sometimes there are black wannabe Jews dressed in semi Samurai outfits preaching about how they are not African.
  • Dönivan A.
    Theed only bad people down here are the assholes that comes down for pro-murder/anti-abortion rallies or the white trash overrunning the city now. They haves no class or tact!
  • Dönivan A.
    Don't buy no cigarettes down here! Almost just got locked up!
  • Josei ==> @ShoesNFood w.
    Josei ==> @ShoesNFood www.JetSetDC.comFebruary 3, 2012
    Been here 50+ times
    DC's Time Square...
  • Benjamin J.
    Benjamin JancewiczOctober 17, 2011
    Probably one of the most beautiful entrances to any part of the city. Read more
  • M Squared Real Estate
    M Squared Real EstateAugust 17, 2011
    The Friendship Archway, designed by local architect Alfred H. Liu. The colorful, work of public art includes seven roofs up to 60 feet high, 7000 tiles, and 272 painted dragons.
  • Boxfire Press
    Boxfire PressJune 15, 2011
    Chinatown's Friendship Archway was a gift from DC's sister city, Beijing, and it's one of the largest single-span Chinese gates in the world. Don't forget to snap a pic.
  • DC Preservation League
    A gift from the Peoples' Republic of China in 1985.
  • Geraldine O.
    Geraldine OrentasDecember 26, 2010
    Very cool and nice restaurants! But be carefull with your bags and purses a lot of bad people there
  • Daniel C.
    Daniel ChinNovember 14, 2010
    Beautiful...
  • kazahel
    kazahelAugust 22, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    Right by the very busy Metro entrance. Lots of loiterers, so don't set down your bags if you stop to take a photo. Better view from across the street.
  • Nick T.
    Nick TayApril 22, 2010
    take a pic at the arch
  • Tian F.
    Tian FangAugust 29, 2016
    The Friendship Archway was given as a gift from the City of Beijing in 1986. 華盛頓特區華埠的牌坊是中國北京市在 1986 年作為禮物贈送給特區的.
  • Thiago R.
    Thiago RodriguezMay 19, 2015
    Passear em chinatown
  • Luis J.
    Luis JiménezSeptember 17, 2014
    Muy Bonito!!!
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