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Chinatown, Manila

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Enjoy the atmosphere of the Far East at Chinatown. Wind through narrow passageways and several archways of distinct Chinese stylization, decorated with red lanterns. You'll pass stalls selling fresh vegetables, clothing, jewelry, spices, and medicine, as well as various knock-off gifts and gadgets. The crowds, vibrant decorations, and traditional and modern-style temples create a hectic atmosphere typical of Chinese neighbourhoods around the world. Recharge your batteries in one of numerous restaurants serving a wide range of Chinese food. Discover how to plan a Manila trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.
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  • Established in 1594 by the Spaniards as a settlement near Intramuros but across the Pasig River for Catholic Chinese, the current day Chinatown (or Binondo district) was positioned so that colonial ru...  more »
  • went there with a day out in a Jeepy,turned out to be the same as any other china town in the world but this was alot more dirty.people were very friendly and was worth the sort time I spent there.  more »
  • Dirty, crowded, and never felt as unsafe as i did during the time spent there. From the moment my friend and i got out of the taxi, we got nothing but cat calls (as we were 2 american women), men watc...  more »

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