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Chinatown, Toronto, Ontario

 
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Distance from city center: 9.7mi
marius_f's pictureby marius_f History & Culture travel tip
added on the 28th of September, 2010
The opening of the laundrette by Sam Chin in 1878 was the first step in the establishment of Toronto's Chinatown. Thirty years later there were more than a thousand Chinese poeple living in the city.

Nowadays Toronto's Chinatown is the largest Chinese enclave in the world. There are a lot of great restaurants and small businesses and events and festivals organized, mainly during the warm months. You will find here everything China related, from food to traditional medicins and even a black market of copied clothing items. The district is huge and busy, so be prepared to spend some hours here!

Address:
Dundas St W & Spadina Ave, Toronto, ON M5T, Canada

Opening Hours:
Most shops open from 9am – 10pm.

 
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