Catering for the large expat Chinese community, which is mostly made up of overseas Chinese students at the city's colleges and universities, Newcastle's Chinatown is located right opposite the St James Park football stadium. It is one of the ten Chinatowns' in the United Kingdom (the others being in London, Belfast, Cardiff, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Leeds, Birmingham, Manchester, and Liverpool). Easiest way to get to it is by taking the convenient Newcastle metro, get off at St James station, and then turn left, and you can't miss the large Chinese style archway (as in photo). The main street is just on the first right hand turn. Have a Dim Sum in true Geordie style!
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