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Chinatown, Buenos Aires

(2.7/5 based on 1,000+ reviews on the web)
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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  • I visited the site on a Sunday, was extremely crowded, it seemed the center of São Paulo. Happened many typical dances of China and had many sellers on the street selling ice creams, drinks, skewers, sushi and other things. It has several shops and super markets with typical Chinese things. Really nice, I really like to know. Who likes a different programming will like it a lot. Just advise not to go on the weekends because it's too crowded.
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  • One of our NY friends wanted to see it, so we did. It really did give us an "authentic" feel. Yes, there were a fair mount of Chinese characters on walls and shop windows and the "traditional' Chinese...  more »
  • Great place to visit because not only is found products Chinese but Asian in general. There are restaurants, supermarkets and bazaars with thousands of things to see, buy and try. We were right in the celebration of the new year Taiwanese and although there were many people enjoyed it.
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