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Address: Canal Street to Bayard Street, New York City, NY
Phone Number: 2123469288
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Chinese immigrants have brought their traditions and culture to this...

Chinese immigrants have brought their traditions and culture to this neighborhood in New York City's Lower East Side.

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this little town seems to be magical cause are so close in the big district. Has a big culture, lot of antiques buildings, the food is so variety and colourfulled but I don't like... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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New Egypt
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We always go to Chinatown every time we visit NYC. We love the duck and the roast pork dishes! If you go during a busy time, it is definitely worth the wait at any of the restaurants!

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

this little town seems to be magical cause are so close in the big district. Has a big culture, lot of antiques buildings, the food is so variety and colourfulled but I don't like chinese food. People seems to be ungry but their are really kind. It is a god place to visit if you like history and exotic food.

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Thank Seba F
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

There are lots of shops and restaurants like any other Chinatown anywhere else, but it's just a lot bigger. Good place to find good Chinese food and bargains.

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Thank Thi N
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

One of the best places to get souvenirs and some good boba tea. I suggest bring cash as several places only take cash. But they have serval atms.

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Limassol, Cyprus
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Really for a New Yorker it should feel like having China around he corner. Chinese food Markets, fish markets, Chinese restaurants and lots lots of Chinese people. Even billboards are in Chinese. Word of advice, buy your NY souvenirs from here. They are really cheap. Propably made in China!

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Edison, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are looking for Chinese food and stuff for gifts, this is the right place to be! You will be transported to a different world as soon as you enter the place.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It is a nice pilgrimage to make a few times a year. You can spend a full day playing tourist here shopping, eating, getting massages/hair cut, visiting food markets, buying baked pastries and buns to take home, etc. Do bring a luggage bag you can wheel if you plan to buy a lot of stuff. The original part of Chinatown... More 

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Lucasville, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent an afternoon in Chinatown and found it to be an enjoyable experience. There are shops everywhere and people meet you on the street to sell you items. Ended the afternoon with some lunch (Chinese) right on Canal Street.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great place to walk around and spend some time in. We found a park and sat for a number of hours watching life go by peacefully with some music in the background. A very nice experience. Plenty of shops and restaurants as well but also try and take the time to just sit, even for a moment,... More 

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Flemington, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the oldest China towns in the USA. The street are small and twist and turn. There are loads of fruit and veggie venders along the streets (very cheap). The store range from trinkets to high end Asian Art and Luxury Fabrics. The food is exceptional. Dim Sum is a must as well as a stop in a fresh... More 

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Little Italy
While Little Italy is one of the city's smallest neighbourhoods, its streets are packed with visitors from around the globe, especially on summer weekends when the streets are closed to traffic. Stroll up Mulberry Street, the heart of Little Italy, for a dense mix of Italian restaurants with sidewalk tables, cafes, and old-school food shops. Don’t be surprised when the hosts beckon you to pay them a visit. Stop in for a coffee and a cannoli, or grab a streetside table to take in the scenery over a hearty Italian meal.
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