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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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There is so much to see and the stores are fun to just walk through. Each store has its personal touches and the setting of being in an old gold mining town is just fun.

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Sacramento, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

There is so much to see and the stores are fun to just walk through. Each store has its personal touches and the setting of being in an old gold mining town is just fun.

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Kingston, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Witnessed City of Sacramento parking control officer waiting for our meter to expire. Immediately, he issued a $42.50 fine for an expired meter, even though we were steps away from the vehicle. We were returning to our vehicle to reload meter and drop off souvenirs before going to dinner in the area. Due to this unwelcome charge, we decided against... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Plenty to do here including a visit to the world famous California train museum. Food options across all price points. Great variety of shopping from super touristy to cool boutique stores. Great river view.if you're in Sacramento I highly recommend you send spend a few hours here. Also I highly recommend the lesser-known Sacramento history museum. next to the train... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Taking friends and guests to Old Sacramento is always fun and there is usually something going on to enjoy.

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Sacramento, Ca
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago 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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago 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 3 days ago 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 3 days ago 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 3 days ago 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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