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Old Town, Bucharest

3.7
#1 of 10 in Neighborhoods in Romania
Imagine the pre-World War II cityscape at Old Town, with its restored period houses, old churches, outdoor terraces, and cafes. This district, once filled with artisan shops, stores, inns, and Boyar houses developed near the Princely Court in the 16th century. The statue of a she-wolf--a gift from the city of Rome--adorns the small square at the entrance to the Lipscani Lane, paved with wood. Go inside the Linden Inn, one of the rare buildings to survive the great 1847 fire, to feel the atmosphere of the early 19th century. Today this area is the capital's most vibrant entertainment district with plenty of places to eat, drink, and dance. Plan your Old Town visit and explore what else you can see and do in Bucharest using our Bucharest trip itinerary site.
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  • We had an Airbnb on Bulevardul Regina Elisabeta and it was a convenient walking distance to the Old Town. Plenty of restaurants and outside eateries, stores, galleries, antique markets, museums...  more »
  • Ok, this is it. Everyone will try to hazzle. Everyone, Bucharest is not a good choice for unexperienced tourists. The old town is the center of hazzle, like honey to bies. They have to learn how to...  more »
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