We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Old Town

Bucharest, Romania
+40 723 205 959
Book In Advance
More Info
US$ 44.43*
and up
Wine tasting in Bucharest Old town - bonus cheese platter
More Info
US$ 28.48*
and up
Private Walking Tour of Bucharest
More Info
US$ 54.68*
and up
The Complete Walking Tour of Bucharest
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good36%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
Bucharest, Romania
+40 723 205 959
Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Reviews (2,582)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More languages

1 - 10 of 1,765 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

We stayed in the old town which has great history and amazing bars and resturants. We found the area very very clean and safe with loads of great resturants and bars on the streets going off Lipscani - we were not a great fan of...More

Thank kiwi846
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Lots of restaurants and bars along with souvenir shops in this area. Lots of old buildings next to new there too. Lots of shops near by too.

Thank Carys R
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Lots of people ... I mean Friday night us heaving ... I was taken there whilst on a business trip ... just to see....colourful, noisy, vibrant and ... you certainly need to keep your whits about you... do not wander round drunk and alone as...More

Thank Visionary321
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a place to stroll around, day or night. It is quite lively at night as there are lots of restaurants/bars. Lots of character here.

Thank Darlene2012
Reviewed 5 days ago

The Old town at night from 9pm onwards gets very busy, especially on the Saturday night - its packed. Be careful of pick pockets. The prostitutes also walk up and down the streets and try to get you into some seedy bar - Avoid. If...More

Thank 999Mark
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Even though the old village is pretty small it's have is uniqueness. Just walking there at day make you feel it and going at night make you feel other emotions

Thank 08KG1989
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You can clearly see the difference between poor and rich. There is an area with Many restaurants to choose from, very colourful, urban and hipster. If you're into veggie food, you must try 'Aubergine'!

Thank linnieloves2travel77
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The old town has great ambiance, buzzy atmosphere and reasonably priced! Great difference in the service you get in different places! Give a wide birth to a place called Freddo as the service and food was atrocious!

Thank Thereinthecity
Reviewed 1 week ago

Don't miss this area as its the best place to go in Bucharest!. the people in romania are extremely friendly and helpful... although watch out for the Taxi drivers... they will try and rip you off if you are not local. Haggle and agree price...More

Thank Lawrence F
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the "hip" area of Bucharest. There are many restaurants and some of the waiters try to encourage you to enter in a friendly way. Reminds me of Dicision street in Wicker Psrk.

Thank odysseusChicago
Nearby Restaurants
Da Lorenzo
127 reviews
.04 km away
Corks Cozy Bar
131 reviews
.07 km away
Beer O'Clock
106 reviews
.03 km away
Gyros Thessalonikis
157 reviews
.06 km away
Nearby Attractions
Hanul Gabroveni
11 reviews
.10 km away
Carturesti Carusel
149 reviews
.02 km away
85 reviews
.09 km away
Questions & AnswersAsk a question
So is the Old Town Lipscsni & vice versa?
3 November 2015|
Answer Show all 4 answers
Response from rickb0109 | Reviewed this property |
Rue Saint-Jean, Côte de la Fabrique, and Côte De Buade for fashion and souvenirs Rue Saint-Paul, for antiques Rue du Trésor, a real open-air art gallery featuring charcoal drawings, watercolors, and oil paintings Rue... More
I am going to Bucharest, please recommend how I can see Dracula's castle?
15 September 2015|
Answer Show all 10 answers
Response from Tcook2013 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I was in Romania a month ago and traveled extensively. Contrary to what has been posted here, you can do Bus trips from Bucharest to Bran. Most tours will take you to both Peles and Bran Castle. You should be able to... More
Hi, have booked for a weekend in June, as I only have 3 nights can you recommend, must see places and restaurants, also is it easy to get from airport to Old Town as I am staying there. Many thanks
1 February 2015|
Answer Show all 4 answers
Response from Doolie77 | Reviewed this property |
We pre-arranged a cab to collect us from the airport to our hotel, which is much safer and with very a good driver who gave us a commentary on where to go around Bucharest. As for restaurants, we ate at the La Mama chain of... More