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Chinatown, Buenos Aires

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#9 of 23 in Neighborhoods in Buenos Aires
Neighborhood Tourist Spot
Pass under the impressive arch with guardian dragons at the top and lions at its sides to enter Chinatown, packed with shops, restaurants, massage parlors, and acupuncture salons. Stroll down crowded streets and along the train tracks, lined with stores selling inexpensive clothes, purses, jewelry, toys, Samurai swords, and porcelain teapots, all made in China. Supermarkets offer typical Asian products like rice noodles, seaweed, dried seeds, tofu, wasabi, and soy sauce. If you get hungry, you can choose from a number of restaurants and fast food stalls. Plan to visit Chinatown and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Buenos Aires attractions using our Buenos Aires vacation builder.
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  • While there are a couple of streets that make up the Chinatown ¨turistico¨, are enough to find many local meals, gifts, imported goods, goods, etc. At certain times it is impossible to enter the business because of the large number of people who attends the same.
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  • Already at the entrance we realize how different Buenos Aires, super interesting shops with mango I loved objects. And of course go and not try skewers is a crime.
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  • A neighborhood back to Chinese culture, the sale of specific products and with Chinese and Japanese restaurants. Offers a wealth in the details, and attractions, besides decorative statues that are worth the visit to the place
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