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Old Louisville

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Lovely drive

If you just need to relax a bit while touring Louisville, this is just a beautiful way to do it. Drive to the intersection of St. James Court and Magnolia Avenue and just drive... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Malvern, Pennsylvania
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Malvern, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

If you just need to relax a bit while touring Louisville, this is just a beautiful way to do it. Drive to the intersection of St. James Court and Magnolia Avenue and just drive through the blocks of magnificent old homes. It really looks like something out of a movie set. All are beautifully maintained. This is well worth your... More 

Thank NWRob
Louisville, Kentucky
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Strolling up and down "Saint James Court" and "Belgravia Court" in Old Louisville is always a refreshing treat for those interested in Victorian Architecture. They "boast" of having the largest collection of Victorian Homes in the country (who knows). Each home and garden is unique and fronts a center "court" with fountain. You might be lucky enough to be in... More 

Thank janicetharaldson
Columbus, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you love architecture and Victorian houses, you have to visit Old Louisville. Beautiful architecture and amazing city!

Thank megkate22
Stamford, Connecticut
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

In this neighborhood you really feel the history. It is great to walk or driver around. The architecture is beautiful and preserved.

Thank Autumn M
Worcester, Massachusetts
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21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Wow--I had no idea this neighborhood even existed....one of the most beautifully maintained, and incredibly large architectural showplaces I've ever seen--and as a rabid architecture/history fan, that's saying something. Gorgeous blend of nearly 1,300 (!!!) homes (and churches) from around 1885-1910. Incredible! Louisville needs to do more to promote this national treasure.

Thank vermeer_12
Plainview, New York
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

We had asked some people in Louisville about Old Louisville and they essentially told us "not to go, that its not a great area and nothing to see". We had some time, and took a drive there anyway the next day. The area was not bad, the houses on a few streets were beautiful, and it is around their Central... More 

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Felton, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

We spent some time walking all around the St. James area. Absolutely beautiful old homes and yards. A pleasant and interesting area to spend some time just observing. Parking could be a problem, but there usually spots available adjacent to the area.

Thank simon s
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

Just walking around was a treat. It's rare in any city that you see so many examples of older architectures in one place. It didn't take long to make the circle of the street in front of the Conrad-Caldwell house, and as a free activity, it's totally worth doing if you like unique architectures.

Thank Paul R
Louisville, Kentucky
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016

On Saint James Court, in historical old Louisville there is an art fair (SAINT JAMES ART FAIR) and it has arts and crafts from all over the country,it is an awesome experience for enjoying the restored homes that have history and stories that are shared by some of the homeowner and quite often a few historians visiting there at the... More 

Thank dunedewellers
Novi, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

These houses are an architectural lovers dream! Just walk around this area and enjoy. The street lights are real working gas lights. The fountain is beautiful. The houses are just make you drool. We were lucky to be on a tour and fortunate to be able to enter some of them

Thank Davidamy617

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