Chinatown Friendship Archway

Landmark, Pedestrian Street/Plaza
7th & H St NW
Washington, DC 20004


  • A gift from the Peoples' Republic of China in 1985.
  • 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.
  • Sometimes there are black wannabe Jews dressed in semi Samurai outfits preaching about how they are not African.
  • Probably one of the most beautiful entrances to any part of the city.
  • take a pic at the arch
  • If you want a decent meal at a good price this is the area for you
  • Hill Country BBQ is near by... Make sure you go, it's the best BBQ on the east coast!!!
  • DC's Time Square...
  • Very cool and nice restaurants! But be carefull with your bags and purses a lot of bad people there
  • Watch it, take a picture and move on!
  • The Friendship Archway was given as a gift from the City of Beijing in 1986. 1986 .
  • Do not stand in the middle of the busy road to take a photo, tourists!
  • Check out all of the small authentic shops. Some restaurants are not with going to. Check out reviews in the restaurant before deciding.
  • Passear em chinatown
  • It stays pretty busy down here
  • Great food but dirty neighbourhood. Even the Starbucks there was unclean.
  • Muy Bonito!!!
  • Love the gates declaring where Chinatown starts
  • Great picture spot!
  • 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!

Nearby places

601 F St NW (at 7th St NW)
707 7th St NW (btwn G & H St NW)
701 Seventh Street Northwest