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Bowery is known for its kitchen supply stores, and the oldest jewelery district in the City.    






Landmark history thanks to Museum of Chinese in America


Mahayana Buddhist temple


The largest Buddhist temple in Chinatown, across from the Manhattan Bridge. See the golden Buddha, perhaps the largest in New York, seated on a lotus.

Dr. Ying and the Four Noble Truths


Related: American Society of Buddhist Studies