The Chinatown which is located along the northern bank of the historic Pasig river symbolizes the long history of the presence of Chinese people in the Philippines; long antedating the arrival of the Spaniards. The Chinese had been much involved in business, especially the retail trade and have been absorbed into the Philippine lifestyle.
How to get to Chinatown
From Taft Avenue or Ma. Orosa St., hail a PUJ going to "Divisoria." Get off at the "Arch of Goodwill," which is the main gateway to Chinatown.