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Chinatown

Address: Manchester, England
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Ranked #33 of 96 Attractions in Manchester
Type: Neighborhoods, Other
Activities: Dining, Shopping
Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Manchester’s Chinatown is one of the largest outside of China. It’s home to shopping and...
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Type: Neighborhoods, Other
Activities: Dining, Shopping
Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Manchester’s Chinatown is one of the largest outside of China. It’s home to shopping and restaurants and is the center of the city’s Chinese community.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
8 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

dont expect much......it was tiny and had like 4 shops, its great if you want to go and eat there, but the place was so small and i found most of the chinese people there a bit rude.

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Oldham, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Great place to visit and have a look around love the way it looks and the food shops are great would love to go again.

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Lancaster, United Kingdom
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

Living in a small city in the Northern England where there is no Chinatown of any sort, I find Manchester is a perfect place to visit when I miss my hometown in China. The place have quite a lot of things Chinese of cause. There are a lot of Chinese restrant that are from different regions. So if you want... More 

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Oldham, United Kingdom
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40 reviews 40 reviews
13 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

Great place to visit and remarkably authentic. The supermarkets are well worth a visit for some excellently priced oriental delights

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Manchester, UK
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54 attraction reviews
149 helpful votes 149 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

I take issue with a number of reviews posted here. Firstly most of the restaurants are not buffet restaurants serving English food, that is utter nonsense. There are about a dozen proper Chinese restaurants, some if which don't even have menus printed in English, amongst the best are Yang Sing, Pacific, Little Yang Sing and a couple of decent Thai... More 

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Beijing, China
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38 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

To be honest, it's quite small. And it's always quiet expect Spring Festival. If you're interested in wandering in a large, bustling Chinatown, I'll suggest you to go to London. The park in the centre of Chinatown is boring. The buffet there tastes awful. The supermarket there is too cramped. And there's a Chinese medicine clinic, which seems not regulated... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Great little place in the heart of Manchester with lots places to eat with random English real ale pubs.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

So it has a lot of restaurants, an expensive and exclusive karaoki bar and specialist shops. Definitely worth visiting if your in Manchester and stopping for dimsum, not a place to miss as a tourist.

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Newcastle under Lyme, null, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Chinatown was rather small. To be fair though, I did not get into any of the restaurants, so I can only give my impression based on looking around. The arch by far remains the most interesting thing I saw.

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Siggiewi, Malta
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21 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Quite a good vibe in this area of Manchester, and it doesn't feel like Manchester. This area is filled will Asian shops and restaurants. It won't take you much time to walk around, but do appreciate the entrance arch. It is quite impressive.

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