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Old Town, Bucharest

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Imagine the pre-World War II cityscape at Old Town, with its restored period houses, old churches, outdoor terraces, and cafes. This district, once filled with artisan shops, stores, inns, and Boyar houses developed near the Princely Court in the 16th century. The statue of a she-wolf--a gift from the city of Rome--adorns the small square at the entrance to the Lipscani Lane, paved with wood. Go inside the Linden Inn, one of the rare buildings to survive the great 1847 fire, to feel the atmosphere of the early 19th century. Today this area is the capital's most vibrant entertainment district with plenty of places to eat, drink, and dance. Plan your Old Town visit and explore what else you can see and do in Bucharest using our Bucharest trip itinerary site.
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  • The historic center of the city full of old buildings , churches, restaurants , cafes. A must visit place. 
    The historic center of the city full of old buildings , churches, restaurants , cafes. A must visit place.  more »
  • *Visited July 2021* Bucharest Old Town, Centru Vechi is the historical heart of the city, it is relatively small but is extremely charismatic. There are a lot of the buildings that have been restored....  more
    *Visited July 2021* Bucharest Old Town, Centru Vechi is the historical heart of the city, it is relatively small but is extremely charismatic. There are a lot of the buildings that have been restored....  more »
  • Was here for a documentary shoot and then we got dinner after and did some shopping. It's a beautiful, old area with many restaurants and shops, plus a couple of old churches. The architecture is... 
    Was here for a documentary shoot and then we got dinner after and did some shopping. It's a beautiful, old area with many restaurants and shops, plus a couple of old churches. The architecture is...  more »

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