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  • "... misma calle se ve el Empire State" (1 tip)
  • "... comprar en sus bazares cualquier reproducción de las mejores marcas de..." (2 tips)
  • "Um pedaço da China nos EUA!" (2 tips)
  • The Wall Street Journal

    A group of real-estate developers have commissioned a study to rethink Canal Street as they ratchet up a controversial effort to allow for taller buildings along Chinatown's main thoroughfare. Read more

    The Wall Street Journal · June 14, 2010
  • Dora

    Visit one of the largest Buddhist temples in NYC, right across from the Manhattan Bridge. See a massive golden Buddha and get a fortune for a $1 donation! Powered by

    Dora · July 23, 2010
  • The New York Daily News

    PHOTO: Boyscouts parade through the streets with banners asking for aid donations in 1932, at the link! Read more

    The New York Daily News · January 28, 2011
  • New York Habitat

    Step into Chinatown, a world of its own, where more than 2 million NYC residents live. There is great authentic Chinese food here and street vendors are all over.

    New York Habitat · September 26, 2011
  • Tom C.

    A lot of Good Chinese restaurants

    Tom C. · January 3, 2010
  • Angel Hana A.

    Chinese Lunar New Year Festivities in Chinatown.A dozen lion, dragon and unicorn dance troupes marched through Chinatown’s main street including Mott Street.Large crowds turned out for the festivities

    Angel Hana A. · February 12, 2013
  • Gray Line New York

    Hop-off at Stop #9 during the Downtown Loop and visit the street vendors known for great shopping bargains.

    Gray Line New York · November 22, 2011
  • Chaz P.

    Breath in deep…or not, it all reaks of fish!

    Chaz P. · August 3, 2011
  • Jeanise C.

    my home away from home.. you can always find something great to eat here 24 hours a day!

    Jeanise C. · February 26, 2010
  • Muhammad M.

    Tourists, street vendors and the bootleggers completely block the sidewalks, if you're in a hurry, walk in the street!

    Muhammad M. · July 8, 2010
  • 42 P.

    Grab some delicious food, and great some cool photos to share with your friends and family, you wont believe your still in New York

    42 P. · August 16, 2011
  • Gloriann C.

    China town has plenty of things to do, Whether it be eat good food, ice cream,go to the arcade,go grocery shopping and more. It's also an affordable shopping area :)

    Gloriann C. · August 17, 2010
  • ShoppingandInfo

    great food

    ShoppingandInfo · December 19, 2010
  • Cherry Lynn

    Despite the weird smells from the fish markets, there are a lot of great restaurants around here. Get mini chinese pancakes from the cart near the corner of Mulberry and Canal- they're 15 for $1.00!

    Cherry Lynn · May 16, 2010
  • @theMichaelShane

    Chinatown always smells like fish heads. Eat them up yum.

    @theMichaelShane · April 25, 2013
  • The Negotiation Institute (TNI)

    Bargaining tip for street vendors: Always claim you have less money with you than the real amount in your wallet. They'll agree to YOUR price if they think anything higher will make you walk away.

  • Jill C.

    The best cheap eats in NYC. Come hungry.

    Jill C. · August 20, 2011
  • Philip A.

    TAke a walk on Canal st

    Philip A. · October 24, 2010
  • Dr. J.

    If a white dude is mayor of Chinatown then I must be black.

    Dr. J. · January 10, 2012
  • City of New York

    One of the filming locations for cult classic American Psycho (2000)

    City of New York · January 13
  • Danilo L.

    Watch out for pickpockets and hustlers.

    Danilo L. · October 6, 2012
  • Howcast

    Ever try making Chinese food at home? Try it out by first making homemade fried rice! Read more

    Howcast · July 21, 2011
  • Eddie C.

    Awesome food if you know where to find it.

    Eddie C. · April 10, 2011
  • Brandon C.

    I've been cussed out by vendors a couple times here. Love it. Read more

    Brandon C. · September 15, 2010
  • Richard F.

    When in Chinatown visit the Starbucks on the corner of Canal St & Lafayette. Go in side and look up at the ceiling.....

    Richard F. · September 11, 2013
  • Bennuworld

    Happy New Year everyone!

    Bennuworld · February 10, 2013
  • NCM

    Though still best known for its Chinese restaurants, jewelry district and food shopping, CT is also home to a bustling multicultural scene, including a host of hip nightlife spots and restaurants Read more

    NCM · June 13, 2012
  • The Negotiation Institute (TNI)

    Canal St. is a great way to test out your negotiation skills with the flocks of vendors selling replica bags and watches. Those vendors are negotiation PROs.


    Besides the drool-worthy eats, we have lots of fun with the offbeat shopping (we’re always up for haggling over cheap, kitsch “Chinese” treasures or exotic Asian fruits that we’ve never seen before). Read more · May 1, 2012
  • C !.

    Take in sights, sounds, and smell at this very spot Chinatown was born.

    C !. · August 6, 2010
  • Mr. Z.

    No tax unless you don't bring a catfish po-boy for the mayor!

    Mr. Z. · June 5, 2013
  • Kholood

    Just shop and close your nose !

    Kholood · October 31, 2012
  • Brian P.

    Make sure to always bring cash with you. Places rarely accept credit cards here.

    Brian P. · October 27, 2012
  • Linh T.

    Go to Jing Fong in Elizabeth Street for the best dim sum! There's always a line on the weekend but it's worth it!

    Linh T. · September 14, 2012
  • Annie L.

    avoid Canal St. if you're in a hurry

    Annie L. · September 4, 2012
  • guyyak

    so many chinatowns in many boroughs throughout nyc |

    guyyak · September 4, 2012
  • Elizabeth

    Cheap prices, interesting people. Lots to see.

    Elizabeth · August 25, 2012
  • Charles T.

    Go try Hop Kee. Best food in the area.

    Charles T. · May 16, 2012
  • Party Earth

    “Chinatown is home to the best bubble teas in the city. Can't go wrong at Tea-riffic (51 Mott Street) or Green Tea Café (45 Mott Street).” See more at

    Party Earth · April 4, 2012
  • Sean B.

    Nothing to see after midnight besides Santos Party House

    Sean B. · January 26, 2012
  • Allure Day Spa Nyc

    Explore China Town - Chinese New Year is on January 23 - The Year of Dragon! Read more

    Allure Day Spa Nyc · January 18, 2012
  • Nesz LF

    Stay behind a person's car while the driver's eating and bug him by asking a hundred times if he's leaving the parking spot

    Nesz LF · December 12, 2011
  • C C.

    Cheap eats

    C C. · November 5, 2011
  • mbk n.

    Welcum 2 Chinatown!

    mbk n. · September 30, 2011
  • Florent

    Un petit tour dans Chinatown, qui grignote peu à peu Little Italy. L'ambiance y est très animée, méfiez-vous toutefois des arnaques !

    Florent · November 6, 2011
  • Manu N.

    No se puede ir a Nueva-York y no visitar Chinatown, el encanto de comprar en sus bazares cualquier reproducción de las mejores marcas de relojes, bolsos, pañuelos, etc... es una experiencia única.

    Manu N. · April 22, 2012
  • natalex

    Много китайцев.

    natalex · October 22, 2011
  • nastya n.

    Как будто в Китае побывала:)

    nastya n. · August 16, 2013
  • Camila A.

    Parece a 25 de março.São Paulo.Brasil

    Camila A. · February 21, 2013
  • sulivella

    No n'hi ha per tant.

    sulivella · April 17, 2012

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