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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 sightseeing planning site .
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  • Fun little shops and bistros. Great railway museum. Cool costume shop. Mini-donuts made while you wait. Horse drawn carriages. Several candy stores. Food from fine dining to take away snacks. And LOTS...  more »
  • We love the history of Old Sac, but it is sad to see so many empty stores now. It took away from the awe of the attraction. Still, there were many great stores to browse through and eateries to visit!  more »
  • Great architecture and a good perspective on the history of Sacramento. The historical museum was worth a visit, but I was generally a bit disappointed in how touristy the majority of the area was. LO...  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!
  • Good place

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