Neighborhoods of Manhattan

Explore the charming neighborhoods of Manhattan, its top sights and learn about the history of each one of them. 

Manhattan is divided into several neighborhoods. These are not officially defined and may change for demographic and economic reasons. If you haven’t had the chance to look up New York’s five different boroughs, we recommend you do, as it includes useful information on what to do and see in each different borough. 

These are Manhattan’s most popular neighborhoods, either due to their current touristic interest or because of their importance in New York’s history.

Map of Manhattan's Neighborhoods 

Mapa de los barrios de Manhattan

Most Important Neighborhoods of Manhattan


Situated in Lower Manhattan, Chinatown is a lively neighborhood home to the largest Chinese population in the Americas. Find out about its streets and more.

Little Italy

Although Littly Italy is on the brink of extinction, this once unique neighborhood was where the first Italian immigrants settled once they arrived in New York.

Lower East Side

Lower East Side still preserves the essence of the multicultural origins of New York. Find out its most important streets, neighborhoods and sights.


SoHo, acronym for South Houston, is one of the most popular neighborhoods of Manhattan and New York City. Discover SoHo’s top attractions.


Scarlett Johansson, Leonardo DiCaprio and Robert De Niro are among the most famous inhabitants of Tribeca, one of the trendiest neighborhoods in New York.