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Address: Canal Street to Bayard Street, New York City, NY
Phone Number: +1 212-346-9288
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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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Small Group 3 New York Neighborhoods Tour : Soho Chinatown and Little Italy Tour
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Private Soho Chinatown Little Italy Tour
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Chinatown Food Tour and Historic Downtown Walking Tour

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Pell Street

One of the big 3 Chinatown's in the United States, including Chicago and San Francisco. New York's Chinatown is a bit spread out and I have found Pell Street to be some of the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Fun taste of different culture. Good for shopping and walking around. You can go with children. Good for tourists.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the big 3 Chinatown's in the United States, including Chicago and San Francisco. New York's Chinatown is a bit spread out and I have found Pell Street to be some of the best examples of a real Chinatown experience. Not to mention your journey to Pell Street will take you past many interesting sights. Be sure to try... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Such a great place to just walk around and taste food that is available. China town is right next too Little Italy, so there is a lot of food available. Since we ate a lot at Little Italy, we settled for dessert at one of the Chinese bakeries, it was so good! Next time we will certainly try and get... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was interesting to see with some good food to sample along the way. I found Little Italy to be a lot more scenic with a lot more to see and experience. This was okay but I don't think I would do this again unless I happened to be here.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Chinatown is a absolute must see place in Manhattan. It's amazing to see how the culture changes when you literally just have to step on the other side of the street to leave Italy and visit China.

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Rugeley, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

During our visit to New York we wanted to see all the typical sites and of course this included Chinatown. There are some very good things such as the statues remembering important men from the Chinese culture and the buildings are amazing. It is a lot bigger than I expected and very easy to get lost around. My overall impression... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One of the least exciting places in NYC. It is a decent area to walk around, however it is quite easy to get lost!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Don't be intimidated, this is a very fun place to visit. If you're hungry then there's plenty of delicious and affordable options (provided you like Chinese food). If you're a tourist then there are tons of gift shops with classic merch like I heart NYC shirts and stuff like that. If you wanna see something interesting then just wander the... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

We walked to NYC Chinatown after visiting Brooklyn Bridge which is not too far away. The area was interesting comprising mainly Chinese restaurants, food stores, and gift shops, but not really what I was expecting. We had hoped to take in some local cuisine, but compared to Chinatown in London, the area was perhaps a little more authentic than I... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

Walkable from Brookyln bridge , we would suggest that you do your souvenir shopping in China town where the prices are definitely better than in Times Square. Also you get to take in the atmosphere of the China Town - crowds and bustling. Don't hesitate to bargain- they do offer good deals if you are persistent. Walk around and enjoy... More 

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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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