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Nice, but very small

Most of China Alley is abandoned. There is the Taoist Temple, a tea shop, and some restaurants... read more

Reviewed 17 November 2018
R78
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Hampton Roads, Virginia
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Go see the museum!

The museum is only open the first Saturday every month, but it is defiantly worth going to see... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2017
Kristen R
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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

China Alley was a great historical and thriving business in it's hay day. I ate at the Golden Pagoda as a young man and sorry that is did not remain open. For me, as a novice photographer, I go there with models and take photos...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Hannnford
Reviewed 1 week ago

That is the time to go here...drums and dancers...Plus it is same weekend as a Renaissance Faire in the Central Sq.--and you can ride the carousel there and ride the firetruck--such a fun time.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank LittlePrince1977
Reviewed 17 November 2018 via mobile

Most of China Alley is abandoned. There is the Taoist Temple, a tea shop, and some restaurants. Most of the area is dilapidated. The tea shop has a nice selection of teas and tea equipment. 20% of proceeds go to restoring the area. They also...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank R78
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Used to be a significant place to visit. Countless economic slumps rendered this area near empty. Historic significance is most seen only in the fine restaurants still around. Hong Kong Chop Suey is my faforite.

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank jjcagney
Reviewed 2 October 2017

The museum is only open the first Saturday every month, but it is defiantly worth going to see! Make the time for it!

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Kristen R
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Had the opportunity to see only a small part of this area so far. Had some pictures taken there because of the background scenery and it was terrific. They do have a tea store here also that you can get a wide selection of teas...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank davidhL944LP
Reviewed 10 August 2017

The Hanford China Alley District was at one time a vibrant and bustling part of Hanford as the Chinese were brought in to build the railroad. The District is ine of the top historic places that is in dire need of renovation and restoration. A...More

Date of experience: October 2016
2  Thank 123traveling123
Reviewed 31 July 2017

We experience a walk in historical Chinese culture shoes every time we visit. We wish they had more events more often

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Ssudds06
Reviewed 26 April 2017

It's very small but has packed so much history. The Taoist Temple has limited hours. Go to the website to plan your trip around their hours. But the collection of Chinese artifacts are top. The Temple was shuttered for decades and when they finally opened...More

Date of experience: October 2016
2  Thank Good_Citizen_me
Reviewed 25 October 2016

If there is an event going on then this is 10 stars. It is open and has lots of balconies so even in the hottest weather you can enjoy the Lion Dance or other events. The stores really go all out during special events, which...More

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank Lucinda R
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