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Old Louisville

Louisville, KY
+1 502-718-2764
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Walk if you can

This is a really cool place if you have time to walk. If you don’t have time, you can see the... read more

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Andrew D
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Concord, North Carolina
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Drive By

Wasn't sure what we'd see but glad we stopped near Central Park and found St James Court. A throw... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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Wellington, New Zealand
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“james court” (26 reviews)
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Louisville, KY
Old Louisville
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+1 502-718-2764
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"central park"
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"james court"
in 26 reviews
"beautiful architecture"
in 14 reviews
"art fair"
in 12 reviews
"old victorian"
in 10 reviews
"saint james"
in 9 reviews
"historic neighborhood"
in 8 reviews
"several blocks"
in 7 reviews
"architectural details"
in 6 reviews
"walking tour"
in 25 reviews
"caldwell house"
in 15 reviews
"ghost tour"
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"visitor center"
in 10 reviews
"walk around"
in 11 reviews
"self guided tour"
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"beautiful walk"
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"homes"
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is a really cool place if you have time to walk. If you don’t have time, you can see the houses by driving but you will miss a lot of the intricacies.

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Wasn't sure what we'd see but glad we stopped near Central Park and found St James Court. A throw back to the old times with the gas light lamps, water fountain and even a modern twist with the carved gas lights from an old tree....More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've been to Louisville several times for work and stayed on our way to Tennessee, but have never been there for vacation. Old Louisville is worth the visit! 1400 victorian-style houses all built between the late 1890's and early 1910's. Many of them have a...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you are really into studying architecture and identifying the various styles, the tour is very good. To just learn more about the history and folklore of the area, the walking tour is not necessary. There were some interesting things we saw that the tour...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Definitely a must see and I would say one of the most beautiful historic areas in all of America! Old world charm that truly has the power to transport you back in time, especially St. James Court with the water fountain in the center of...More

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Reviewed 6 July 2018

St. James Court is lovely for a post-prandial walk, even on a very hot and humid day. Sorry not to have been able to take advantage of free Shakespeare in the Park!

Thank Margaret P
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Reviewed 1 July 2018

St.James Court is a must visit to see these houses. This area is what they call old Louisville There is a lot of history in this part of city.

Thank WAYNE B
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Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

Old Louisville has a lovely restored section of the city that provides a fascinating walking tour with quite an interesting story. I would recommend taking the guided-walking tour and relive the 1880’s when Louisville surged to new life after the presentation of Southern Exposition that...More

Thank Edward S
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Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

A great place to walk and view spectacular Victorian architecture. Make sure to walk Dow saint hames court and into Central Park which was the location of Edison’s first display of the electric light bulb. I would not walk in the area an sun down...More

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Reviewed 27 May 2018

Took the Old Louisville tour on the advice of staff at The Brown Hotel .Tour of 90 min led by David Domine author and part of the revitalization effort .America's Largest Victorian Neighborhood. Fabulous homes over 1000 within in 45 block area.Made me want to...More

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Response from AngieM090912 | Reviewed this property |
We drove around quite a bit. Visited Muhammad Ali,s grave where we walked around and felt safe. The hotel we stayed in was a short walk to a restaurant where we didn,t feel threatened in any way. I would imagine as long as... More
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Louisville Historic Tours with David Domine is excellent !
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Response from Webknitter | Reviewed this property |
As someone who lives in Old Louisville and owns a 30 foot travel trailer let me make a few suggestions. Depending on the day of the week you are trying to park, you may be able to park in one of the church lots in the area... More
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