Chinatown is an area of Manchester with a dedication to Chinese culture which was mainly built up by Chinese settlers after the Second World War but has grown into more of an area dedicated to Asia with restaurants, bars and shops from many countries in the area. The area was has a Chinese archway at its entrance which leads onto the area.
The area is a short walk away from Manchester's main train and trams terminal ‘Manchester Piccadilly’, from the train and tram station it is a 10-minute walk and is signposted. It is even closer to Manchester Piccadilly bus station which is a five-minute walk away down Portland St.
Opening Times and Admission
You can visit the Chinatown area of Manchester at any time of the day and access to the area comes at no cost. The best time to visit the area is from 5pm-12am on weekends but the area is normally lively at most times throughout the week. The area is home to the Chinese New Year celebrations that happen in the city every year.