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Chinatown Archway

7th and H Street, NW, Washington DC, DC
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It looks like all the other Chinatown archways in the world. The area appears much dirtier and... read more

Reviewed 11 January 2017
Washington DC, District of Columbia

No different to any other friendship archway in other Chinatown's around the world but still... read more

Reviewed 3 January 2017
Winchester, United Kingdom
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7th and H Street, NW, Washington DC, DC
Downtown / Chinatown
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Reviewed 11 January 2017

It looks like all the other Chinatown archways in the world. The area appears much dirtier and dingy than other Chinatown's in the world.

Thank Brellie
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

No different to any other friendship archway in other Chinatown's around the world but still impressive. This particular Chinatown is ok, not a patch on the one in San Francisco.

Thank catp79
Reviewed 2 January 2017

It is similar to other Chinatown Archway's I've seen, but still interesting to look at, especially considering you're in a very cool Chinatown to view it from! Great spot to take photos.

Thank rduinc
Reviewed 22 December 2016

To be honest, I really do not find this archway that much different from the ones I've seen in New York City and Chicago. Each of these arches, however, serves as a beautiful welcome point to Chinatown.

Thank woodulu
Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

Pretty cool but I wouldn't go out of my way to see it. Interesting area to walk through and grab something to eat.

1  Thank grumpypuffin
Reviewed 27 October 2016

It's not something I would tell someone to go see while visiting DC but we stayed close by and walked past it a few nights while going to dinner. It is a happening area and the arch is pretty and interesting.

1  Thank LeslieinTN
Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

Walk under the archway and enter the Chinatown restaurant experience. They are everywhere and we enjoyed several.

2  Thank Denny B
Reviewed 20 September 2016

The archway is an impressive entrance to the district. We checked it out as we walked around exploring the area. There are nice restaurants in the area, so worth a look if you're after somewhere to eat.

1  Thank MikesTrips01
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Chinatown has faded over the past couple of decades. The Verizon Center moved in...all the restaurant and clothing chains moved in and you have not much more than an outdoor mall here. Some good restaurants but most of the killer Chinese restaurants have closed due...More

Thank barymad
Reviewed 25 August 2016

Chinatown in Washington D.C. is very small compare to other major cities. The same as other cities, the archway is a symbol of Chinatown. Chinatown in DC is only a few blocks square from the middle of H and 7th Street. When you see the...More

Thank Prawet J
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