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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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  • Cheapest buys in manila. 4 to 5 level malls . Small vendors all competing so don't forget to bargain. Shoes, clothes, backpacks ,electrical gadgets. All the usual stuff. Look for building 999.Warning....  more »
  • Definitely, the visit of the Chinatown in Manila is not suitable for people with claustrophobia. Who dares out but is inspired be the diverse impressions of himself in the offer. Whether for the ear, the eye, the nose or the palate, the variety is infinite. The only danger of that is that you don't know at the end of the day, what you have seen.
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  • This district cannot leave us indifferent. Or if it is attracted or disgusted. I stirred the first feeling. Seems to go back in Mao's China. Dirty district, chaotic, an anthill but nevertheless true, rude but genuine. Lose yourself in the streets, take a peek at the hidden corners, browse the many shops and eating of da Dong Bei dumpling.
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