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Chinatown, Milan
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Chinatown, Milan is situated in the 8th quarter of Milan (Italy), and it's an important commercial district. The Milanese Chinatown was originally established in via Canonica in the 1920s by immigrants from Wencheng County, in the Zhejiang province, and used to operate small textile and leather workshops.It is the oldest and largest Chinese community in Italy, with about 21,000 people in 2011.Today, the district is filled with hairdressing salons, fashion boutiques, silk and leather stores, libraries, traveling agencies and medicine centers. The Chinese takeaways and restaurants in the area are mostly specialised in Zhejiang cuisine. Several Italian-Chinese companies are also headquartered in the neighborhood, including the editorial desk of the newspaper Europe China Daily. Via Paolo Sarpi is the main street of the Milan Chinatown, the others being Via Bramante, Via Giovanni Battista Niccolini and Via Aleardo Aleardi.
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  • A shop as the other, clothes are all the same. Everything in profound design, centrally located
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  • If like me, you love stroll in Chinatown for every new cities, this one surely disappoint you. Just a (normal after all) Chinatown without real life, not even a flashlight or other... is far from NYC, beautiful streets paved in London or the madness of Kuala Lumpur.
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  • Arrived by train from Monza and walk from Garibaldi station in Milan in 15 minutes we inboccato the via Paolo Sarpi. General stores. Restaurants mainly in Asian cuisine. We made some purchases because prices are very affordable and we had lunch at a great Chinese restaurant in via
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