I usually like Chinatown at any part of the world , but something special about this one!!!!!!!!!!!!
Dirty, crowded. Only place in NYC I couldn't stand. I was picturing a nice visit with interesting shops and a little dim sum or dumpling stop. Nope. Couldn't walk a step without hearing "handbag".....hawked constantly
Chinatown has several decent restaurants, many on Mott Street. It is a bit touristy but a fun place to wander around. Canal Street is a crowded street with a lot of fake merchandise as well as some reasonably priced items for the aware shopper.
There are many fake items being sold, but I understand that is what some people come for to buy knockoffs. However there a few good deals on just regular clothes and apparel. There is also good food. It can be a bit dirty and busy during the day though.
I wouldn't go to this district again if you paid me, I don't mind crowded places and I don't mind different kinds of people but this area of the city was the worst experience I have ever had, from EVERY single person it seemed on the street selling handbags, jewelry, watches, or whatever they were doing. You cannot walk down... More
I wish I went to china town when I first moved to New York as everything was a lot cheaper to buy there. I was amazed at watch prices and did not even need to haggle. This is not an essential place to visit for a tourist on a short trip, unless they want to buy stuff in bulk or... More
This is a must see according to all tourist litterature, I dont agree. But quite interesting in the food and fishmarked. The chineese pretty much eat anything I believe... Eels, turtles, insects....
Close to Little Italy. Tasted one of the famous siopao that they have, it was good. Full of Chinese food to choose from! Nice place!
Take a walk around this area day or night, it's prettier at night with the gantry lights on. There are many places to eat and some delicious bakeries, selling all kinds of cakes and sweets, at incredibly cheap prices. The quality is good value for money. Tips:It can be busy during the day, in the evening, when the lights come... More
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