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Bounded by the river | Claro M. Recto Avenue and Avenida Rizal, Manila, Luzon, Philippines
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The "Chinatown" of Manila, the Binondo area offers everything from Buddhist temples to pawn shops and Chinese restaurants.
  • Excellent22%
  • Very good43%
  • Average28%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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“feng shui” (7 reviews)
“haupia” (10 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Bounded by the river | Claro M. Recto Avenue and Avenida Rizal, Manila, Luzon, Philippines

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Store spaces are now occupied with new tenants and many getting smaller with many operated by genuine Fookienese. Every 2 months there are some changes. And new things to discover.

Thank chris r
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Honestly went here for just for the food. My friend invited me for a food crawl thru the iconic restaurants out here and I was not disappointed. Note though to have patience- it took us TWO HOURS from Taguig to get here and get a...More

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Reviewed 3 October 2017

if you love eating you should visit this place, many restaurants and jewelry stores hardwares and novelty stores too

Thank wilsono848
Reviewed 12 September 2017

We joined Ivan Homer, of Old Manila Walks for a food walk around China town. It was fascinating. The food we tried was terrific, starting with lumpia, ending with mango sago, and a visit to a hopia shop. We were truly stuffed with delicious food,...More

Thank tandemqueen
Reviewed 1 August 2017

This place is the Manila Chinatown. There is something else about this place that makes you want to come back, and that is a new culture. Its a place where the Filipino and Chinese mix with good food all around and a vibrant atmosphere. If...More

Thank Fernando S
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

If you happen to visit Intramuros, segue to this area and visit Binondo Church where you can find St. Lorenzo Ruiz's statue. There are various chinese restaurants and small snack corners around the street so you wont really get hungry. Top restaurant picks (no particular...More

Thank Kim N
Reviewed 23 July 2017

this area is iconic in that it is the worlds first china town, however it is congested and ill maintained. the church is nice but and so is the welcome arch but there is no reason to stop here for more than a few minutes...More

Thank Hungry-sailor86
Reviewed 27 June 2017

my best memories of attending simbang gabi! outside the church, few distance from the night market of divisoria!

Thank ryandgreat
Reviewed 31 May 2017

Many shops and much activity in this very old area of Manila. Can be more meaningful with a well informed guide. A confusing maze of tiny food outlets and general shops. Delicious food available. Cheap eats! Look for old temples and meeting places of historical...More

Thank Teresa C
Reviewed 29 May 2017

Go on a food-walk: you can experience the fusion between Chinese and Philippines and enjoy the area!

Thank Marts T
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