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Chinatown centres around Gerrard Street, in the heart of London’s Soho. It is filled with red lanterns, dragons and Mandarin street signs.
It is particularly busy during the weekend, when the local Asian population flock to the shops to stock up on Chinese foodstuffs, not readily available elsewhere. And if you want a taste of China, it’s got the best Chinese restaurants in town.
The most colourful time to visit is during the Chinese New Year – at the end of January/early February. Huge papier-mâché dragons dance through the streets with fire-crackers banging on the pavement.
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