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Chinatown

Between Wickham and Ann Streets | Fortitude Valley, Brisbane, Queensland 2004, Australia
+61 (0)7 3252 5999 (Valley Business Association)
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Ranked #72 of 153 Attractions in Brisbane
Type: Neighborhoods
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English first
Brisbane, Australia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Chinatown doesn't always smell the best, and it's not the cleanest area around Brisbane, but look past it all and it's a gem of a place. The Chinese marts here are better than any other asian grocers/shops in the city - they're HUGE, filled with everything, and give heaps of bang for your buck. There are so many hidden food... More

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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67 reviews 67 reviews
16 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Chinatown is a great place for oriental foods as well as regular markets selling knick knacks and fabrics etc. Lots of knock offs as ever in these markets

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Brisbane, Australia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Chinatown is a must see with all the different shops and eateries. We had a very nice Lunch at the dragon restaurant. It was not expensive and very good and plentifulÝou can sit in the restaurant or outside a very relaxing atmosphere and the service very good.

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Espoo, Finland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

There are many but the best of all is Garboro. Not really a place for eating, better go to Sunny Bank or West End.

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Dumfries, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

If you are in Brissie you must go to Chinatown. Experience the vibrancy colour smell and atmosphere. I loved just walking around browsing

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SouthWest
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48 reviews 48 reviews
12 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

Had my first experience of "Yum Cha" here at the "King of Kings" restaurant and thoroughly enjoyed it. I was glad I had a more experienced friend to guide me and advise you do the same if you've never done this. The area is interesting and definitely worth looking around.

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Nambour, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

This is a great time to visit Chinatown. Entertainment, fireworks and those magnificent Lion Dancing teams competing with each other, the loud drumming and the louder firecrackers. If you don't have a dinner booking at this time of year don't expect to get served till way after 9pm but the wait is worth it. The street stalls tended to cram... More

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Singapore
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39 reviews 39 reviews
31 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2013

Kinda disappointing, I heard there were quite a number of things over there, however, the restaurants seems quite empty, there were a fest going on while we were there, it wasn't that impressive either, maybe because we're not really into music, the number of spectators are not much either (probably because we were there at around 7+, maybe not late... More

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new zealand
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53 reviews 53 reviews
20 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

We had heard Fortitude Valley was an interesting area to visit with some funky shops. Not so! We visited on a Wednesday morning and it was dead. It is a very small area and didn't interest us at all. A couple of the alleys we walked by stunk of urine and there were street people lying or sitting around sleeping... More

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Darwin, Australia
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32 reviews 32 reviews
10 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

This chinatown was very disappointing! There were not that many restaurants or little shops to venture into. The only good thing was a lady doing cooking demonstrations but apart from that, its not really Chinatown at all. Save your time and go check out Southbank or the markets.

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