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
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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
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
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
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
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.
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.
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
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