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Old Sacramento, Sacramento

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A National Historic Landmark District known as "Old Sac," Old Sacramento showcases Victorian gold miner's architecture. The California State Railroad Museum, Sacramento History Museum, and the military museum are all located in this section of town. Walk through the streets for window-shopping and note the restored wagons. Many of the buildings, like the Eagle Theater, are open to the public. To visit Old Sacramento on your trip to Sacramento, use our Sacramento vacation route planner.
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  • A few streets of historic buildings and boardwalks close to the river. Most of the buildings are occupied by tourist shopping or restaurants and candy stores. I suppose in these hard economic times th...  more »
  • The ancient centre of the capital of California, Sacramento, has a piece of history of the gold rush in the American West. Is a site that has all the buildings of an old West, railroad, River, metal bridge, museums that are not to be missed, worth the day trip to view all details of the buildings, like the night to go in an old saloon. And has a delicious candy shops, and creative toys.
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  • The area depicts the old wild west. Snack and souvenir shops all around. Nothing special. Good for families.  more »
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  • Super good pizza with generous toppings. The staff is kind and helpful.
  • Quick and friendly, great pizza highly recommend the garlic chicken pizza.
  • I tried the garlic chicken pizza and it was delicious. The slices are a decent size. My friend and I shared a small pizza and we each got to eat four slices. The customer service is great and staff is friendly.
  • Excellent pizza and decent beer selection! Perfect place to grab a quick lunch and a beer before jumping on a train for San Jose!
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