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Chinatown, Manila
(1.3/5 based on 220+ reviews on the web)
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. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Chinatown and many more Manila attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Manila holiday planner.
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  • We visited Intramuros and the fort with all the perforated tanks of water and fuel. We had a chance to have a nice view across the river and see Chinese Temple and Chinatown. As per our guide Nick, ma...  more »
  • Amazing place! If you are you should have been here in Manila unless you can not against huge crowds. You can, for example, all types of clothing (from fake to real) buy. But also a lot of fruit or something in one of the shopping malls. You can easily get there using one of the many vans with Bangaray written on it. Ask if necessary to the driver and for around 10 pesos are you in the beautiful Chinatown.
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  • As Chinatowns go this one ranks fairly low. Shopping is fair, food is just ordinary with very little authentic Chinese cuisine, just a lot of filipina style with Chinese touches Overall and when you a...  more »