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“Just enjoy the old homes”
Review of Old Louisville

Old Louisville
Ranked #11 of 171 things to do in Louisville
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Tropicalfire
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41 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Just enjoy the old homes”
Reviewed May 26, 2014 via mobile

Amazing array of different architectural styles, sometimes on a single home. Walk, don't drive, as many streets as you can. Just admire the homes and, no this is not a theme park, so it's not full of restaurants or souvenir shops. We took a walking tour with THE authority on Old Louisville homes, David Domine, and found it very informative.

Visited May 2014
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NC
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26 reviews
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“Gorgeous Victorian homes”
Reviewed May 21, 2014

St. James Court and Belgravia Court are must see places for anyone with a love of architecture. Park your car and just wander through these places. There is a park across the street as well, but in my opinion, this was the main attraction. Be sure and tour the Caldwell mansion while there.

Visited May 2014
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Louisville, Kentucky
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“beautiful homes”
Reviewed April 23, 2014

Old Louisville is nice for a walk or drive, especially in the spring, to see all of the old homes. Other than that, there aren't many other attractions that would draw you to the area. It's close to University of Louisville's campus and Churchill Downs, but there aren't very many good restaurants, coffee shops, museums or anything else in the area. You'd have to go downtown or further south to find a good place to eat.There is a nice-sized park about halfway between U of L and downtown with shade trees and pic nic tables where they occasionally put on plays. The area is not safe at night as criminals often target college students who are walking around late at night, often alone or in small groups.

Visited March 2014
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Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
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40 reviews
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“Old Louisville”
Reviewed April 6, 2014

this place had amazing old architecture - old churches and building and trolley cars - streets and streets of old buildings

about 4 huge bridges crossing the Ohio River not to mention the riverboats

and freeways / overpasses and 6 lane highways!

one of my favourite cities to pass through

we could see the KFC Centre with Colonel Sanders picture on it - apparently this is the city where he died

Visited March 2014
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Smyrna, Delaware
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“Old Victorian Section of Louisville, Kentucky”
Reviewed March 30, 2014

This is a rather interesting time travel in
Louisville Kentucky. Old Louisville contains many fantastic Old Victorian homes as well as some elaborate old mansions. If only they could speek..... Anybody who was somebody back in the early days of Louisville lived in this area. It is rich in history and architecture.

Visited March 2014
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