There is nothing quite like China Town.
Loud, noisy, and dirty, China Town represents the real New York. It is a crush of humanity that is part tourist trap, part strip mall, and part dividing line.
Large crowds, noise, traffic, and fake watches, and handbags…this is the Canal Street that most people will remember. Canal Street features an interesting mix of businesses both old and new. You can buy handbags, souvenirs, expensive gold and diamond jewelry, tattoo supplies, automobile stereo components, industrial fans, plastic and art.
Just a block long, was once called the “Bloody angle” by the tabloids supposedly because of a few tong wars that happened here in the early 20th century. Today, a large number of barbershops, and hair salons is located here along with a few restaurants from the past times.
Columbus Park, formerly known as Mulberry Bend Park or Five Points Park, is a public park in Chinatown,Manhattan, in New York City. Five Points gained international notoriety as a disease-ridden, crime-infested slum that existed for well over 70 years. During the 19th century, this was the most dangerous ghetto area of immigrant New York. Today, the park often serves as a gathering place for the local Chinese community, where the neighborhood meets up here to play Xiangqi (Chinese chess) one of the most popular board games in China and old aunties gambling on cards.