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Address: 2nd St btwn 1st & Capitol Mall, Sacramento, CA 95814
Phone Number: +1 916-808-7059
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This historic area of restored buildings, museums and novelty shops brings...

This historic area of restored buildings, museums and novelty shops brings life to the Sacramento waterfront.

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Old Town Sacramento

Just drove through the streets but many interesting shops. You get a feel of how things were in the olden days, pre 1900s. It sits across the freeway from the modernized State... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Nice restaurant, great ambiance, and great view overlooking the Sacramento River. Plan to visit again, hopefully soon.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We walked around the place. I would caution at night many dark places and transients walking around Some closed buildings.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Old sac way fun to walk around great shops and sweets and go to laughs unlimited for live music every sat sun afternoons awesome!!!!

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Oxnard, CA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The shopping is fun and it takes you back in time. Many of the places have deals. Also, there are places to eat and just enjoy the area.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

shops, bars, restaurants and many museums in Old Sacramento -- there is something here for everyone. In this area, do not miss the museum of Sacramento: learn how all the buildings in this area were raised several feet more than 100 years ago!!

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Pasadena, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I'm used to coming here as a kid so my 82 year old dad and I brought my kids for the first time. There were tons of candy shops so grandpa could spoil his grandkids. It's a tradition for us to have dinner at the Fat City restaurant where my dad likes to recall that it used to be a... More 

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Victorville, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I come here every year and I prefer to come on a weekday when it is much easier to find parking! The variety of museums and shops to visit and eat is unsurpassed!

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This place needs to be revived to bring in new and local visitors. There are too many candy stores but not enough restaurants or attractions to bring out the locals. They should have more venues and entertainment for the younger crowd and tourists.. If you like candies and Nick nacks, there are more than plenty to go around.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited Old Sacramento on a trip to Sacramento and loved the old streets and wooden sidewalks, historic old buildings and use of them for shops and eateries. Kids enjoyed trick or treating here! So much to see and do. Plan a day trip, you won't regret it!!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Just drove through the streets but many interesting shops. You get a feel of how things were in the olden days, pre 1900s. It sits across the freeway from the modernized State Capitol area. It gave m an appreciation of those who made this country great.

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