Monday, March 31, 2014

Ongpin St. Your gate to Manila's Chinatown

The entrance to China Town in Binondo. Ongpin St. is known for its stores that sells low-karat golds, Chinese groceries, lucky charms, panciterias that sells Chinese delicacies, noodle houses and alternative medicines, but other than that, do you know that Ongpin St. was named after Don Roman Ongpin, a Chinese businessman who supported the Katipuneros against Spain.

Included in this photo album are other street scenes in Binondo and some pet shops in Aranque Market on Recto, Manila.

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