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Address: | In the heart of Old Town, Bucharest 030037, Romania
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$29*
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Half-Day Authentic Walking Tour of Bucharest
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$40*
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Private Walking Tour of historical Bucharest

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Nightlife

You'll get to see a zest of romanian style nightlife but on the weekends you'll have no place to even walk

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Gaurav R
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

If you come to Bucharest and want to have fun, this is THE place to be. Clubs, pubs, restaurants, terraces, different types of music, all in one place. Mostly a pedestrian area, nice architecture and a large variety of styles coming together.

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India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

You'll get to see a zest of romanian style nightlife but on the weekends you'll have no place to even walk

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Bucharest, Romania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I go very often in the Lipscani area, as my office is nearby. The good things about this area are that it's the only pedestrian one in town and where real nightlife happens. There are a lot of bars, restaurants and trendy places. Generally speaking you won't find quality food, but a lot of places where to drink, dance and... More 

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Thank Adrian D
Rzeszow, Poland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

It doesn't look as nice as it is written in all the guides. It's dirty and neglected. Moreover, the smell coming from the water canals is horrible in the summer. There are a lot of pubs and restaurants there and if they weren't them, nobody would visit it.

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Detroit, Michigan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The night life around Lipscani is hopping with lots of restaurants and pubs in the area. During the day however you can see that the area is rundown and still needs to be developed.

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Thank 33traveler2010
Bucharest, Romania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

For a small city like Bucharest,this place is like an oasis from the urban architecture. Plenty of cafés shops,restaurants and one of the best dance floors in Bucharest.

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Thank Iulia P
Palm Springs, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sorry to say, but it is not as vibrant as in the days of the old, not even close. Most of the stores are closed. The streets that go right and left from it are full of restaurants and shops, though. For me, it was sad not to see it as it used to be.

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Thank Dudy D
Israel
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The old town is a nice place to walk around, but too touristy for my liking. Many restaurants (pricey when compared to restaurants outside the center), with "hosts" outside trying to draw you in.

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South Orange, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was a fun walkabout the old town with cobblestone streets and Belle Epoche Architecture. Many interesting shops and restaurants in this local area. You must visit to get a flavor of the city which in this section of town was reminiscent of "the Little Paris."

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Burnham UK
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Vibrant pedestrianized area with many bars and restaurants though the best was Caru de bere nearby...

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