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The oriental centre of the city

Manchester's Chinatown is the second largest in the UK so you're guaranteed a wide choice of quality restaurants, bakeries and shops.

The annual Chinese New Year festival, in February, is a highlight in the Manchester events calendar, it includes stalls and dancing Dragons in the famous parade.

Getting there

The area's nearest Metrolink stations are Piccadilly Gardens (which is also a bus interchange), and St Peter's Square Metrolink station. Furthermore, there is a carpark off Faulkner Street for visitors driving into Chinatown in private vehicles. Visit TFGM for more detailed timetable information.


For a list of all Chinese restaurants in Manchester search our dining page or check out Creative Tourist's top 5 Chinatown restaurant recommendations.

Attractions nearby

Manchester has a thriving LGBT scene, centred around the world famous Canal Street, home of 'The Village'. Click here to find out more or read our overview article.

Visit Manchester Art Gallery, one of the country's finest art collections in spectacular Victorian and contemporary surroundings. The gallery's £35 million transformation has enabled the collection to be presented to visitors in imaginative new ways.

Check out the Centre for Chinese Contemporary Chinese Art, the leading organisation for the promotion of contemporary Chinese art in the UK. Working with the best creative talent, CAC runs a lively programme of exhibitions, residencies, engagement projects, festivals, international projects and events which support innovation and that reflect the dynamism of contemporary Chinese art.

Hotels Near to China Town

Mercure Manchester Piccadilly

Thistle Manchester City Centre - The Portland

Macdonald Townhouse Hotel

Ibis Hotel Manchester Portland Street

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