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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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  • The old town of Bucharest is a must-see. There are so many restaurants and cafes, many historic buildings for pictures and interesting shops and passages to stroll through  more »
  • Pretty typical European "Old Town". In some places in a very seedy condition. Mostly restaurants.
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