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Old Sacramento

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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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a good faithful fall back in Sac

we went here after quite awhile I would say about a year. pleasantly surprised with the additions and attractions. It's more of the same but if you are a tourist in Sac it's a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Elk Grove, California, United States
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Sacramento, Ca
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39 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW via mobile

Old Sacramento is a must go! Plenty of interesting stores to see. There is also plenty of dining options.

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Bayville, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

nice architecture but otherwise a total tourist trap. Almost all the stores sold the same t-shirts and trinkets.

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Elk Grove, California, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

we went here after quite awhile I would say about a year. pleasantly surprised with the additions and attractions. It's more of the same but if you are a tourist in Sac it's a must do, the carriage rides, the Sacramento memorabilia and the people watching makes this a worth trip, not to mention all the great food that's available,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We did lot of walking and looking in all the wonderful shops. My sister and I had matching butterfly tattoos done. Very nice.

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Sacramento, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Old Sacramento has a historical past leading back to the Gold Rush days.not to mention Sacramento is the Capital of California. You can tour the old city by horse and carriage as they once did on the cobble stones roads. Enjoy the variety of shops and Restaurants. The architecture of the Victorian buildings continues to show its grand gesture. Old... More 

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Macomb, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Came down to see the old town and old buildings. Being a history buff its a natural attraction. I was not disappointed. The exterior is awesome. Inside some are good some are bad. Varied levels of remodel in these old buildings. Still offered an excellent time. Shopping is decent. the candy store guys are well worth the visit. Nice lil... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Was pleasantly surprised that Old Sacramento is delightful and friendly. There are great shopping opportunities that are unusual and affordable. There are many choices for eating depending on your budget and your crowd.

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Sacramento, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I took my daughter's to play Pokemon go. It was packed! We were hungry so we went to Fanny Ann's and ordered their chicken wings. They were bomb! I highly recommend them :-)

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Sacramento, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The historical setting and story of Old Sacramento are great. Trying to dig them out from the myriad of souvenir shops can take time and effort. Things like the railroad museum make the task a little easier. Read up on your sacramento history ahead of time and keep the kids on a budget to make life simpler. There is a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I love Old Sac! Evangeline's is a must visit with its fun and interesting vibe. Boxcar eats has great frozen yogurt and Rio City Cafe has delicious food with a great view. Old Sac is also easy to bike to along the river. I have yet to take a tour of underground Old Sac but it's something I look forward... More 

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