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Japanese American Remembrance Trail

  • Distance: 3 miles
  • Estimated Walking Time: 2 hours

Tour Overview

Explore the Japanese American Remembrance Trail, an urban hike in Seattle’s original Japantown from Pioneer Square to the Chinatown-International District to the Central District. Visit Japantown past and present – from early pioneers to the World War II era to community life today. Immerse yourself in the personal stories of resilience, and explore connections to today.

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Presented in partnership with:

Japanese American Brief History

Key Waypoints along Japanese American Remembrance Trail

Wing Luke Museum (#1)

Also known as: East Kong Yick Building; Freeman Hotel We connect everyone to the dynamic history, cultures, and art of... Visit

Cadillac Hotel (#22)

Also known as: Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park Before World War II, Japanese Americans owned and managed as many... Visit

Japanese Cultural & Community Center of Washington (#35)

Also known as: The J; JCCCW Shikata ga nai. You take whatever you are given and work with it. Minidoka,... Visit

This tour has 1 leg, 42 waypoints, and covers 3 miles.