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if you are craving for authentic cheap Chinese cuisines, Binondo is a must-go place for it. Have... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2018
CharmingHoney
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Manila, Philippines
A place where you can find ANYTHING

Come early for good parking space and to avoid the traffic. It's where you'll find the nearby 168... read more

Reviewed 23 March 2018
Lai M
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Muntinlupa City, Rizal, Philippines
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The "Chinatown" of Manila, the Binondo area offers everything from Buddhist temples to pawn shops and Chinese restaurants.
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Bounded by the river | Claro M. Recto Avenue and Avenida Rizal, Manila, Luzon, Philippines
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Reviewed 8 August 2018

if you are craving for authentic cheap Chinese cuisines, Binondo is a must-go place for it. Have your map ready to spot different stalls with distinct food offerings. We did diy Binondo food walking tour with a short visit to Binondo church.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank CharmingHoney
Reviewed 22 May 2018 via mobile

The oldest chinatown in the world and shaped like a dragon. Must visit within binondo area are : -Binondo church -chinese federation center and other association centers. -Eng been tin , holland and polland delicasies for hopia . -BEE tin grocery for dried tapa, peanuts...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank manilabelle
Reviewed 4 April 2018

Apparently, the world's first Chinatown, set-up since the late 1500s. Take a slow walk around, and be mesmerized and intrigued by the sights and sounds you see at Binondo. Also, try the food there, which has an interesting mix of Chinese and Pinoy cooking. The...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 23 March 2018

Come early for good parking space and to avoid the traffic. It's where you'll find the nearby 168, 888 and 999 shopping plazas. Unless you have a list to complete, you'll need a day to see everything in it. If you're by yourself and intend...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Lai M
Reviewed 11 February 2018

While the diplomatic relationship between the Philippines and China has recently turned sour due to disputes over ownership of some islands in the West Philippine / South China Sea, the Minor Basilica of San Lorenzo Ruiz (better known as the Binondo Church) in one of...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank CzarEmmanuel
Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

I love to check out the local chinatown in cities I visit. They always show you a different side of city. loved my visit here

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank JohnG3121
Reviewed 31 December 2017

This place is like walking through a live treasure hunt. You will find worship places, teahouses, quirky chinese drugstores and supermarkets.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank frend09
Reviewed 26 December 2017

This is mainly a dirty district with Chinese roots, narrow streets, and a bustling commerce that seems to make a living, but how, one doesn't know. Few shops are open to the public here, and the general aspect is dark, dirty and possibly unsafe for...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank danerobb
Reviewed 30 November 2017

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.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank chris r
Reviewed 12 November 2017 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

Date of experience: November 2017
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