Old town of Bucharest also kown as Lipscani district is the oldest but lively part of the city. Known in the beginning, around 1600 as the most important commercial centre of Wallachia because of the big number of merchands from all over Europe, it kept the charming atmosphere until nowadays.
In the beginning of XX century, Lipscani was the economic center of The Little Paris as Bucharest was called . Many shops , restaurants and coffe shops along Calea Victoriei or Lipscani street were the reason of the boheme atmosphere from that period.
Today, Old Town (Lipscani) is the heart of Bucharest, a 24 hour attraction with many nice little restaurants, cafes, bars , pubs and shops. The restoration from the last years brought back the beauty of the buidings aroud Lipscani Street.
Lipscani District is well known for a sparkling nightlife with a mix of music and style. The combination of old and new arhitecture makes Old Town a unique place .