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A look at Oakland’s Chinatown in photos

on April 16, 2013

On weekends, shoppers fill the sidewalks of Oakland’s Chinatown to browse open air markets, gift stores, restaurants and bakeries. The neighborhood represents not only Chinese culture, but many Asian cultures, including Vietnamese, Thai, Lao, Korean, Japanese and others. Chinatown is just blocks away from the Lake Merritt BART station.

1 Comment

  1. Dante Frizzoli on April 22, 2013 at 11:07 pm

    Chinatown is a pretty good community in Oakland because it’s culturally diverse. I know that when I lived in Las Vegas the locals were pretty stiff towards oriental people in the area. It’s nice to see communities really embracing different cultures like this.



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