Cultural Oasis. Transit Hub.
From Waji shopping to local produce markets and museum hopping, you’ll enjoy a culturally enriching lifestyle. The CID’s heritage of local family ownership gives our community’s countless shops, restaurants and markets an authenticity unique to Seattle.
Seattle’s Chinatown-International District offers more than 50 dining options for residents and visitors, from traditional tea shops, classic cocktail creations from world-famous bartenders and every variety of Asian cuisine you can imagine. Explore dishes from China, Japan, Thailand, Korea, Vietnam and more!
Chinatown-International District is a shopper’s paradise with retail options not found anywhere else in Seattle. Look for unique art galleries, floral shops, high-end boutiques and jewelry, bookstores and toy shops and more – all within a colorful, walkable neighborhood.
Numerous parks and gardens reflect the cultures and traditions of the Chinatown-International District and offer a respite from the hectic energy of city life. Seasonal celebrations are also a hallmark of this neighborhood, including Lunar New Year, Dragon Festival and the summertime Night Market.