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“Highly overrated”
3 of 5 bubbles Review of Old Town

Old Town
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Wine tasting in Bucharest Old town - bonus cheese platter
Ranked #11 of 279 things to do in Bucharest
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“Highly overrated”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 27, 2014

Wrongly advertised as being the "Old Town" - actually that area was and still is a lot bigger.Some quite expensive bars;some cheap ones.A true place for contrasts.Check it out for yourselfes.

Visited March 2014
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“Nice!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 27, 2014

Definitely lots of bars, lots of restaurants and it's kind of different from the rest of the city, It's a fun place to be!

Visited April 2014
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“Lots of bars and restaurants not many pretty buildings”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 26, 2014

I visited this place twice with a group. I was not very impressed with the selection of restaurants for dinner. During the day it was a bit better but I have to agree with some reviewers that this place really lacks the charm of a real "old town". Lots of young people parading and smoking non-stop. Of course the people drinking and eating are smoking too inside and outside the restaurants. Not impressed with the shop selection either. If you want to party and do people watching this is a good place. Not really what I expected as far as the old buildings and such. If you are staying nearby and have never visited it is probably ok visit this part of town. I would not return to this place even to eat as most restaurants appear to be overpriced and the smoke is overwhelming.

Visited May 2014
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“Recently remodeled, it changed completly the face of Bucharest”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 22, 2014

It was recently remodeled, i don't know, perhaps in the last five years, but it changed completly the face of Bucharest, from the muddy, grey city to a city with an attractive night life, the old town now attracts tourists and local people. Some of my greatest parties happened here, great moments.

Visited April 2014
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“Too touristy”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 20, 2014 via mobile

Full of pubs and restaurants all vying for tourists attention, hardly a cultural hotspot. Some buildings are pretty but there are definitely other citys with better old towns than this.

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