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Old Town

Bucharest, Romania
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Ranked #9 of 112 Attractions in Bucharest
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Neighborhoods, Historic Walking Areas
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31 reviews 31 reviews
17 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014 NEW

This is the place to be when visiting Bucharest! If you want to go somewhere not only to have fun, but to have a good traditional meal and even visit, that's the place to be. Here you can find great buildings like the saint Anton's church,the nationals banks building and some very interesting streets named after several antique crafts. Also... More

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Bucharest, Romania
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6 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 NEW

During the day it is very very quite. we were looking for a signs of life when we visited- yes, that bad. we came back at night and it was a different place, filled with bars and restaurants. still this place is very small.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

loved the young and joyful atmosphere, had dinner at Carul cu Bere, amazing food; would recommend for a great night out and good fun in Bucharest

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Iroquois, Canada
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37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

We spent a day walking through the old town and most thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. Be prepared for limited wine selections in the cafes but the food was great and the churches spectacular.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

This is a very popular destination for tourists and locals alike. You can walk around and see all the sights. There are many food and drink locations in the area. It's a must see if you visit Bucharest and it's an interesting place to experience.

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Cambridge, MA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

I stayed in the Rembrandt Hotel in the city center and it was a good choice. The center is the hub for restaurants and bars. It all feels very safe and touristy but there is nothing wrong with that when you do not want to be exploring a strange city at night. I would make sure you book your hotel... More

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Istanbul, Turkey
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Nice and easy walking with some nice buildings. Sadly almost all of the bars and restaurants are very touristy so you really have to look around to find something relaxed and cozy.

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Athens, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Lots of interesting things to see and do. More than those listed in the travel books. Restaurants, bars, small grocery stores . . . Where one should spend time to see from which the City grew.

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Ludington, Michigan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014 via mobile

We were in Old Town during the day and it was really busy. The Beer Hall was bustling and the food looked good, but there were a lot of people waiting for tables. Reminded us of the Hofbrau House in Munich. Many of the buildings in this area are run down and need a re-hab job. Some look hazardous with... More

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San Francisco
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

You can't go wrong by simply wandering the streets for hours in this quaint part of Bucharest. It's not huge but there are a lot of shops and restaurants as well as a few places to sightsee including the gorgeous Stavropoleos church and the National History Museum. The energy really picks up around 8pm when all the restaurants and bars... More

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