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Address: 2nd St btwn 1st & Capitol Mall, Sacramento, CA 95814
Phone Number: 916 808-7059
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This historic area of restored buildings, museums and novelty shops brings...

This historic area of restored buildings, museums and novelty shops brings life to the Sacramento waterfront.

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Really cool place to walk around!

If you like old architecture, you will love this. Like going back 150 years in time. Lots of neat buildings from the 1800's. Too bad most house the same amusement stuff that you... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
JimW551
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San Clemente, California
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Medellin, Colombia
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33 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

After biking into Old Sac from South Natomas, I felt like I'd stepped back into history a hundred years. The old buildings, the wooden sidewalks, the Delta King riverboat, the cobblestone streets, and the railroad museum, made this a great place to visit.

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San Clemente, California
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273 reviews
72 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

If you like old architecture, you will love this. Like going back 150 years in time. Lots of neat buildings from the 1800's. Too bad most house the same amusement stuff that you see everywhere!

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Sacramento, California
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30 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Old Sacramento is a fun trip back to yesteryear. A lot of old buildings, an old train and some very nice restaurants All And all a fun way to spend a day

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Sacramento, California
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6 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Old Sacramento is a neat place to stroll around. The plank sidewalks add the historic feel. There are numerous shops and a railroad museum that's also worth a visit. Train rides are available that parallel the Sacramento River. There are a several nice restaurants, including the Delta Queen for a drink.

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McKinleyville, California
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12 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My son and daughter insisted on taking me to Old Town Sacramento on a very hot sunny day in October, 2014. I was pleasantly surprised at all the stores, little restaurants and historical sites to see. It is definitely worth the trip.

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Tennessee
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64 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I have been in Sacramento several times and just this last trip did I stumble over this area. Old Sacramento is almost like a time back in time. Very interesting shops to see but they do close early around 6 p.m. in the winter. I liked it so well I want to go back and spend some more time there.

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El Paso
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78 reviews
44 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I loved the old time shops mixed with the waterfront walk and the focus on trains. It's fun to sample the different candies and sweets as well.

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Peterhead
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

What an amazing experience, just loved the older part of town, sat is in an what seemed like an old saloon and had a couple of drinks with the locals. The candy store is huge with a such a variety to choose from.

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Oldbury, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We came here after visiting the State Capitol in the morning on our one day in Sacramento. It definitely is a touristy spot, but that's no bad thing and it's an interesting area to walk around, have lunch and look in the shops,

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Sacramento, California
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42 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Our family loves strolling along the wooden sidewalks and cobblestones of Old Sacramento, visiting the unique stores (don't miss Evangeline's!) and great restaurants, and the California State Railroad Museum. There are fun annual events great for the whole family like Gold Rush Days where as the name implies, the streets are filled with people in period costume and there are... More 

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