|Chinatown Walking Tour|
One of the very last ethnic enclaves in Manhattan, Chinatown is known as the most colorful neighborhood in the city for a reason. Over 370,000 Chinese-Americans live here within 50 square blocks, with 350 Chinese restaurants representing eight major cuisines - each with its own distinct personality.
How could 23 Chinese start out here in 1827 and pioneer the largest and densest Chinese community in the world outside of China? Explore the history of Chinatown and its unique culture. Learn about how immigrants carry on their traditions while adjusting to life in America.
Why do Chinese move to America? How do the keep their traditions such as food and spiritual practice? What is a tea ceremony? How do they make a living if they don't speak English? Discover all of this and more.
Your guide, Yue (Moon) Mayr
"Moon" is an experienced sightseeing guide, a member of the Guides Association of New York and, licenced in New York City and Washington, DC. Originally from China, Moon has a degree in Economics from Fudan University and is fluent in both English and Mandarin.
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