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Location: Canal St. to Bayard St. and Broadway to Bowery, New York

Experience the Far East side of New York City by visiting Chinatown. This suburb of the city has been inhabited by the Chinese for over a century. The immigration started in the 1850‘s and 1860‘s when word arrived to China about the gold that was discovered in California. So that initiated a migration of which some stayed and adopted this city as their new home. Thus the lower east side of Manhattan became the largest Chinese populated area in the West. The population is estimated to be more than 100,000. Soon Canal Stre...

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