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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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  • Look at all the beauty of the city of old coat but not too much, but you can see a magnificent architecture
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  • The colorful alleys and hustle. Plenty of food, entertainment, drink. The pleasant--and job stress. Worth to arrive during daylight and in the dark when illuminated.
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  • Must visit area in the evenings. The streets just come alive with all the restaurants n pubs that stretches the whole area.  more »
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