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Chinatown

Canal Street to Bayard Street, New York City, NY
+1 212-346-9288
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Chinese immigrants have brought their traditions and culture to this neighborhood in New York City's Lower East Side.
  • Excellent19%
  • Very good28%
  • Average33%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible7%
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“canal street” (82 reviews)
“chinese culture” (26 reviews)
“cheap souvenirs” (18 reviews)
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Canal Street to Bayard Street, New York City, NY
Chinatown
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+1 212-346-9288
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

You are entering a different world. Street markets, souvenir or shops and specialty shops fill this. It is very large. We had a driver drive us through so we could look at it all. It felt like we had left New York. The streets are...More

Thank laurenvill
Reviewed 1 week ago

Chinatown is fun. Besides enjoying the great restaurants in Chinatown, I used to just love walking around taking in the atmosphere and sights. I equally enjoyed stopping in at the many gift shops throughout Chinatown. You can get great buys in fish and vegetables, and...More

Thank JoyChristena
Reviewed 1 week ago

New York used to be filled with thriving neighborhoods where recent immigrants would gather to find their footing in a new country. Most of them are gone (the Jewish Lower East Side and Germantown) or mere shadows of what they were (Little Italy). Chinatown (one...More

Thank ravnwing
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Everyone is extremely rude. The people try to sell you fake stuff at such a high price. You go into a store and get followed by the workers. I would never go back.

1  Thank WhatsupMeg
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I regularly visit Chinatown to enjoy the great selection of restaurants offering all types of cooking styles. You can indulge on any budget, which helps give it the universal appeal. Walk a little further and you are in "Little Italy" where I usually go to...More

Thank David S M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We first visited the place forty five years ago, and considered it as dirty and untidy at the time. Recent visits there disappointed us further. The whole region looked depressing, smell badly. The lack of trash bins doesn’t help. Sidewalks are well and truely overdue...More

1  Thank invyfossil
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

went to chinatown to see the Chinese American Museum. that was definitely good--historic value. i ate at a place that was very large and very good. very interesting, culturally. would definitely go back.

Thank Al L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This name is not a lie. Everywhere you look, the word "China" comes to mind. It also has a large Asian population, which adds authenticity.

Thank Black S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Where can you go and you do not find a Chinatown in a city? This is the area where Chinese or Asian immigrants resided and where their community established itself with stores and restaurants selling their traditional products and serving their traditional foods. Chinatown is...More

Thank Gaetano A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This area is easy to get to in southern Manhattan via bus or subway. Plan on spending several hours here and prepare yourself for what seems like a relentless onslaught of vendors selling from every store or outside stand. This Chinatown is very large so...More

Thank GuitarPlayer2006
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Chinatown
Bursting with an amazing array of sights, sounds, and
smells on every block, a visit to Chinatown feels like
entering a different world. It’s a colorful spectacle
that gets even more crowded on weekends, when families
stream in to enjoy huge dim sum feasts and to stock up
at the markets on Mott Street. To take a break from
the buzz, grab something sweet from one of the many
bakeries in the area and head to Columbus Park, where
...More
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annaandroman
5 October 2017|
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Response from princessdeirdre | Reviewed this property |
I never got one in Chinatown sorry, but it's a great idea.
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dmart181
6 August 2017|
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Response from juleighdawn | Reviewed this property |
Chinatown is located in Lower Manhattan and is adjacent to Little Italy. I would suggest taking Broadway to Canal Street.
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Travellingbug24
4 June 2017|
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Response from Oron D | Reviewed this property |
Besides taking the train to far places, you'll have lots of nice spots on a walking distance, such as the Brooklyn Bridge, and even the southernmost part of the island, where you have some minor museums, the World Trade... More
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