Centrul Vechi, București
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- 98%History Buffs
- 98%Nightlife Lovers
- 98%Art & Design Lovers
- 51%Adventure Travelers
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- Centrul Vechi, BucureștiAmbassadorMember ofLocal CultureOutdoor EnthusiastsFoodies+ 4First to ReviewFeb 10, 2014
Perhaps Bucharest's most charming district is to be found in the area called Lipscani, in the Old City Center. What used to be a merchant's street of mixed nationalities - Romanian, Austrian, Greek, Bulgarian, Serbian, Armenian and Jewish - soon became known as Lipscani, named for the many German traders from Lipsca or Leiptzig. Other streets took on the names of various old craft communities, such as Blanari (furriers), Covaci (blacksmiths), Gabroveni (knife makers) and Cavafii Vechii (shoe-makers). The mix of nationalities and cultures is reflected in the mishmash of architectural styles, from baroque to neoclassical to art nouveau.
Today, after years of extensive renovations, the area has become home to many art galleries, antique shops and coffee houses, not too mention a myriad of trendy boutiques, restaurants and cool bars.
This is where the young, hip and new in town mingle on the charming cobblestone streets for hours on end.