Take an audio tour of L.A.'s Chinatown right on your smartphone. Developed by Los Angeles Conservancy the audio tour guides visitors through one of L.A.'s oldest neighborhoods. To access the GPS-led tour download the free Geotourist app from the Apple and Google app stores and access each site's audio tour based on your geographic location.
The tour takes visitors to the Central Plaza in the heart of New Chinatown. It includes decades-old shops selling traditional teas, medicines, and Chinese imports; and places of historic importance for Chinese-American civil rights. The tour highlights dining institutions such as Hop Louie and Empress Pavilion, and the site of Madame Wong's, a hotspot for legendary punk bands in the 1970s and '80s.