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Chinatown, Manila

1.5
#5 of 10 in Neighborhoods in Luzon
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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  • Although it has all the traditional components of similar Chinese neighborhoods in other capitals, Chinatown in Luzon has a really local flavor.  more »
  • This is China town for real ! In almost every city around the world there is a China town ,but not like this one ! You can spend days here walking the streets and shops of Lucky China mall ,Divasoria,...  more »
  • Manila's Chinatown has so much to offer and to discover, that I would have wanted to stay longer. Hubby and I went on our DIY food tour and was eating from one resto to the other that we were so stuff...  more »
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