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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. Make Old Town a centerpiece of your Bucharest vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Bucharest trip itinerary maker.
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  • The old town of Bucharest is a building site and a danger for pedestrians. The prices for restaurants in this place are good and the quality of food is also ok. 
  • If you want to eat and drink then there are some great places here, but if you are looking for the Old Town charm of Prague or Budapest then Bucharest's Old Town isn't at that level. 
  • The downtown area has very few sightseeing to do however it has a great nightlife many of cosy restaurants - bar and clubs for every age and every kind of wallet. Personally I do not like the strip cl...  more »