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Address: | In the heart of Old Town, Bucharest 030037, Romania
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Full-Day Bucharest Walking Tour
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Private Walking Tour of historical Bucharest

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Lively Area, Great for Walking

This area, also known as Old Town, is a fascinating section of Bucharest and the heart of the city's historic core. It represents both the old world of Bucharest and the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
LKWendel
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Westfield, New Jersey

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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

You can't go far wrong on a day out here if you're a photographer or artist with a passion for history and architecture. Lots of eye-catching buildings that evoke a sense of nostalgia and old world charm.

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Westfield, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This area, also known as Old Town, is a fascinating section of Bucharest and the heart of the city's historic core. It represents both the old world of Bucharest and the transformation into a livable urban center and tourist attraction. Where else can you go to eat, drink, be entertained, visit the old historic sites of churches, museums, bank buildings,... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Now that the #colectiv tragedy happened a lot of bars and pubs are closed because they violated safety regulations. Maybe for a foreigner it s an interesting experience, but I do not recommend it for locals

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Thank adrianapetre19
Bucharest, Romania
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153 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A maze of historical untidy buildings and modern pubs. Far from what a pedestrian street should be. Animated, vivid, multi-colored.

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Thank Mircea1958
Borgo d'Ale, Italy
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is a nice street, there are a lot of local, pub, ecc..unfortunately there are also lot of sexy massage store, stay away. Clean road , nothing special to report.

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Thank Vittorio L
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Also known as the Old Town, is one of the oldest part of Bucharest. Restructured a few years ago, the narrow streets will walk you near old buildings, some restructured, some still a ruin. You can find lots of clubs, restaurants, pubs and shops.

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Thank NViorel
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016 via mobile

Lipscani is a street which is crossing bucharest old town. Is a very historical place with old buildings, and a lot of restaurants and nightlife :)

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Thank Alina B
Bucharest, Romania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2015

Lipsacani street is the most famous place to have a shopping experience - and it lasts since beginning of the 20th century when most of the famous traders have been opened, in short time, shops for the new bourjois peopel that arising in Romania. it had bad time during 80s and 90s - many of the shops were becoming bankrupt... More 

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Thank Cristian N
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2015 via mobile

The Bucharest city center is a continuous construction site. It is very dirty and dusty in the warm days and muddy during the rainy days. The Lipscani street was the main commercial street of the city until the 80s. It's current role is only a hystorical one. The shops were closed and there were substituted with bars and coffee shops.... More 

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Bucharest, Bucuresti, Romania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

this street runs a long way and offers cute cafes, restaurants and a nice atmosphere especially in the spring and summer.

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