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Top 5 Chinatown Attractions

Canal Street
Canal St. between Broadway and Centre St.
Prada knockoffs, rhinestone jewelry, designer-impostor perfume, and I Love New York T-shirts for cheap.

Museum of Chinese in the Americas
70 Mulberry St., nr. Bayard St., second fl.; 212-619-4785.
An unusual collection of artifacts—Cantonese opera costumes, some old store signs, etc.—celebrate the fusion of Chinese and American cultures.

Mahayana Buddhist Temple
133 Canal St., at Manhattan Bridge Plz.; 212-925-8787.
Golden lions guard the entrance to this temple housing what may be the city’s largest Buddha.

The Original Chinatown Ice Cream Factory
65 Bayard St., nr. Mott St.; 212-608-4170.
Standard vanilla takes second place to Asian-inspired flavors like black sesame, green tea, and ginger.

104 Bayard St., nr. Baxter St.; 212-732-238.
A popular karaoke bar with inexpensive drinks and plenty of Michael Jackson imitators.

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