Skip to content

This cache is temporarily unavailable.

Knumbles: Disabling until I can check on it.

More
<

一个高速缓存在曼彻斯特唐人街

A cache by Knumbles Send Message to Owner Message this owner
Hidden : 07/15/2015
Difficulty:
1.5 out of 5
Terrain:
1.5 out of 5

Size: Size: micro (micro)

Join now to view geocache location details. It's free!

Watch

How Geocaching Works

Related Web Page

Please note Use of geocaching.com services is subject to the terms and conditions in our disclaimer.

Geocache Description:

Chinatown Cache

A Cache in Chinatown Manchester.

History of Manchester's Chinatown.

The first Chinese settlers arrived in Manchester in the early days of the 20th century - choosing Manchester as an alternative location to Liverpool where another community was already beginning to settle and grow.

Many arrived alone and were engaged in what is seen as a the traditional trade of laundries.

But it wasn't until the 1940s that larger numbers arrived and in 1948 the first Chinese restaurant, the Ping Hong on Mosley Street, opened. Over the following decade or so another 16 restaurants opened.

By the 1950's the growth of home washing and chain laundries forced them to look at alternative employment and many moved into takeaways and restaurants.

Some of the more famous restaurants in what was now developing as a Chinese quarter of the city, arrived in the 1970s and included Charlie Chans (1973), the Woo Sang (1976) and The Little Yang Sing (1978).

Today Chinatown is centred around the impressive Ming Dynasty Imperial Arch which was dedicated in 1987 with many shops and restaurants sited around Nicholas Street, Faulkner Street and George Street.

It's difficult to put an exact number on the size of the Chinese community in Greater Manchester.

In the 1991 UK census the population was put at just over 21,000 - more recent estimates suggest a figure around 30,000, but a great part of this is made up by Chinese overseas students who are studying in Manchester.

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

V qba'g guvax lbh jvyy arrq gb chepunfr n znc gb svaq gur pnpur.

Decryption Key

A|B|C|D|E|F|G|H|I|J|K|L|M
-------------------------
N|O|P|Q|R|S|T|U|V|W|X|Y|Z

(letter above equals below, and vice versa)



Reviewer notes

Use this space to describe your geocache location, container, and how it's hidden to your reviewer. If you've made changes, tell the reviewer what changes you made. The more they know, the easier it is for them to publish your geocache. This note will not be visible to the public when your geocache is published.