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Little Italy
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Address: Canal Street to Bayard Street, New York City, NY
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+1 212-346-9288

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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Interesting place... hundreds of restaurants and hundreds of gift shops and all willing to bargain with you.......

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Englewood, Florida
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Manila, Philippines
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Within the blocks of Chinatown, you will hear Chinese, see boxes on the sidewalks with Chinese characters, and be able to browse in stalls with inexpensive Chinese products. It feels like the streets of Hong Kong. We came to eat. One night we ate at Joe's Shanghai. Today we had lunch at Jing Fong. For this family, a trip to... More 

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Monterrey, Mexico
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I wouldn't recommend people to go here if you are visiting NY for the first time. It is just like any other Chinatown in big cities. I stayed in a hostel here one of the times I went to NY and it was Awful!! I was eaten alive by bed bugs. However, if you stay close by you can always... More 

Thank thildemoeldrup
Englewood, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Interesting place... hundreds of restaurants and hundreds of gift shops and all willing to bargain with you.......

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Dallas, Texas
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everybody should go once just to say you've been. It's dirty and crowded, open air fish markets and lots of stores with the same things.

Thank Socomom2
New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You want great food for a low price...... take a walk choose a place and their is a good chance you will get a good meal at a low price.

Thank Harry K
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We got the subway here and immediately stepping out it feels like your in China. We bought lots of cheap souvenirs and haggled which was fun. The same gifts in the centre of New York were triple the price! The street food was so tasty and cheap. We ended up booking to go to Hong Kong just because of this... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of those places to go just to say that you've been. Crowded! Smelt like bad seafood! I was actually interested in a few of the shops but the owners/employees were SO PUSHY! Nothing makes me turn heel and leave faster! We couldn't walk 2 steps down the street without being constantly stopped by someone wanting to sell us something!... More 

Thank mistang64
Berkhamsted, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is only worth visiting if you intend to eat. It's pretty different to other places in New York but not worth the trip out to unless you want some food.

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Medellin, Colombia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Is a good experience however avoid rush hours because could be dangerous. It Is crowded so you have to be careful with your belongins

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We walked through Chinatown on the way back from the Brooklyn Bridge and worth a visit but would not advise during the hours of darkness.

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Little Italy
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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