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Canal Street to Bayard Street, New York City, NY
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Chinese immigrants have brought their traditions and culture to this neighborhood in New York City's Lower East Side.
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Canal Street to Bayard Street, New York City, NY
+1 212-346-9288
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Reviewed yesterday

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
Reviewed 2 days ago

When most tourist come to NYC Chinatown, they think of Manhattan Chinatown - it does not occur to them that there are two more Chinatowns in NYC, (1) Flushing, Queens and (2) smaller Chinatowns in Brooklyn. Worth tour of how the Chinese demographic integrated with...More

Thank Mike888125
Reviewed 3 days ago

I looved Chinatown. Everything is so picturesque! The stores, the food, the vegetables they sell are so unique and so are the fruits. It is a place you have to visit while in NY. If you have a car don't take it, it is almost...More

Thank clau56
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped by here on our way to visit little Italy. This was a great area with a lot of shopping. We stopped in a few shops. Didn't really buy anything but it gave us a nice feel for the neighborhood. This is an iconic...More

Thank bwco
Reviewed 1 week ago

Chinatown is taking up more and more of the area stretching almost to the east shore. There are thousands of restaurants and shops of all sizes, quality and price. Lots of trinket and Knock-off shops - far too many junk souvenir shops. Still an interesting...More

Thank GeneG547
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After going through Soho, Nolita, Little Italy, Greenwich and all of the other remarkable, somehow prestigious areas, you start ur walk into Chinatown. OMG !!!! Not exactly how I imagined it and I really hope that when I visit China one day its street wont...More

Thank Manuel M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having read reviews on here I was concerned, but felt it was a must to do. Think you may need to be a little more cautious than in other areas, but didn't feel to concerned. Loved going in the shops and "doing a deal" We...More

Thank salliLeics
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited Saturday afternoon, crowded but great atmosphere , loads of food and street friut and veg stalls, they have a fantastic selection of ordinary and exotic produce, bargain gifts, jewellery and hand bags were the order of the day and pleased with the whole...More

Thank pherbert1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you love Chinese foods and attire, then you must visit this part of NYC. Very colorful and vibrant specially after evening. A lot of eateries. You can enjoy strolling on Canal Street.

Thank seedhunter
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Spent time walking around Canal street in Chinatown yesterday. The place is heaving with locals and tourists. Lots of unfamiliar sights, sounds and smells. The most disappointing thing is the constant constant constant hassling from mainly women asking me if I wanted to buy fake...More

Thank soniavbuk
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
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5 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.
3 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
10 March 2017|
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Response from Michael A | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it's worth a visit if you're going to be in Manhattan; but I wouldn't make it a priority.