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Old Town, Alexandria

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#1 of 14 in Neighborhoods in Virginia
Originally planned in 1749, Old Town is a historical neighborhood along the Potomac River. The collection of townhouses that flank the streets were home to historic figures, such as Robert E. Lee. Stop by Gadsby's Tavern, a working tavern that's been serving drinks since the town's inception. Another hotspot is the Torpedo Factory Art Center, a former munitions factory that's now an art studio and gallery with a view of the river. Using our international travel planner, Alexandria attractions like Old Town can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • First time here am from Boston and i really liked this little jam makes u feel like u went back on time  more »
  • A great place to walk, shop, and eat. Check out the Masonic Temple and historic churches if you go. A nice, quiet morning respite from the busy-ness of our DC visit!  more »
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