Neighborhoods of Manhattan

Chinatown, Little Italy, SoHo, Chelsea... Every neighborhood in Manhattan has a different charm with a very distinctive personality.

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.


Most Important Neighborhoods of Manhattan


Situated in Lower Manhattan, Chinatown is a lively neighborhood home to the largest Chinese population in the Americas. Discover it.

Little Italy

Although it's getting smaller and smaller, Littly Italy was once the neighborhood where the first Italian immigrants settled in New York. What to see in Little Italy.

Lower East Side

The Lower East Side is the neighborhood founded by the first immigrants who came to New York. Discover what to see in Manhattan's most multicultural neighborhood.


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.