China Town

Orientation & Geography

Europe, United Kingdom, England

Chinatown, Manchester is an ethnic enclave within the city centre of Manchester. It is second largest Chinatown in the United Kingdom and the third largest in Europe. It is located in east central Manchester, and situated next to the Gay Village. The Chinatown, which is spread out over streets in the city centre has an archway, situated on Faulkner street, once the largest in Europe, which was completed in 1987, now dwarfed by the Imperial Arch in Liverpool. It not only contains many Chinese Restaurants, but Thai, Malaysian, Singaporean and other Pan-Asian restaurants, shops, bakeries and supermarkets, most of which have their main trading times on Sunday mornings.