Koreatown, New York City
While there is so much to do in New York City it's hard hit most great spots in just one trip, a visit to Koreatown is definitely worth your while. Known as K-town to New York natives, this Manhattan neighborhood is full of unique shops and great Asian restaurants. There are also many salons there, which means you can take advantage of things like Asian hair straightening techniques if you're interested.
One of the best restaurants that Koreatown has to offer is Sam Won Gak, which offer both traditional Korean dishes and Asian fusion food. The barbecue restaurant, Mapo BBQ, is also quite popular. If you're more interested in shopping, be sure to check out Koreatown Galleria, a shopping center which contains both popular retailers as well as stores more unique to Koreatown. There is much to see and do in Koreatown, and it's definitely worth a visit if you have the time.
Mainly centered on 34th Street between 5th and 6th Avenue. Local subways stations are 34th Street and 33rd Street at Lexington. There's also a PATH train station on 33rd Street, and it's close to Penn Station.
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Last updated by Amanda Odoerfer on 08 March, 2011 in Destinations.