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Old Town

Bucharest, Romania
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Ranked #10 of 91 Attractions in Bucharest
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Walking Areas, Neighborhoods, Cultural
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Type: Historic Walking Areas, Neighborhoods, Cultural

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Bucharest, Romania
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54 attraction reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014 NEW

Actually there is still a lot to be done, but, as a resident, I can tell you that it improved significantly over the last years. Many buildings have to be restored, but many already are. Some of the streets can be quite beautiful in the evening... and the night life is TOP. Many-many bars, pubs, clubs and restaurants, all having... More 

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Surrey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014 NEW

The Old Town is a must visit, the best part of Bucharest. We stayed in the old town so that we were near everything. Many restaurants, cafes and bars. Great night life. A lot of it is pedestrianized too. In walking distance of all the places you need to visit. The Christmas market was there when we went, lovely atmosphere.

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Athens, Greece
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

The old town is a very vivant place during the night and you can choose every entertetament you like. During the day you can see many nice buildings and churches have nice coffe or lunch.

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Istanbul, Turkey
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27 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

It is very interesting to take a walk in old city. The narrow streets are full of resturants and bars. Even it was cold for me I tried to walk almost an hour and did enjoy it very much.

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newport gwent
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

A good compact area all bars and food really close consists of maybe 6 streets all criss crossing Very lively I would imagine better in the summer.cheap food and beer and felt safe walking around even late at night.there was a big gendarmerie presence.no begging on a big scale like back home in Britain.

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Bishopbriggs, Scotland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Before visiting Bucharest, I had been given the impression that almost all of the old buildings in the city had been swept away by Caesescu in order to build his communist dream. I was very pleasantly surprised therefore to find that the city has a large and mostly pedestrianized Old Town, which is full of beautiful buildings and historic churches.... More 

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Newport, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

The old town had everything you needed. Restaurant and bars within walking distance of each other and plenty to choose from.

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Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

its a brilliant place to be, amazing choices of bar and restaurants, spend every evening there for 10 days when in Bucharest

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

The Old Town is so small that I almost missed it. So much of Bucharest is really big--big buildings, big roads--that it's quite a surprise to find a relatively small area of the city where everything is smaller and more intricate.

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Bucharest, Romania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

The old town shows its best at night when the clubs fire up their music, the girls come out to play and everyone dresses up every little inch of the place. It's also a nice play to see during the day but at its essence it's a club area and it should be treated as such. If you like to... More 

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