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Old Town, Alexandria

4.7
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Originally planned in 1749, Old Town is a historical neighborhood along the Potomac River. The collection of townhouses that flank the streets were home to historic figures, such as Robert E. Lee. Stop by Gadsby's Tavern, a working tavern that's been serving drinks since the town's inception. Another hotspot is the Torpedo Factory Art Center, a former munitions factory that's now an art studio and gallery with a view of the river. Using our international travel planner, Alexandria attractions like Old Town can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Wonderful shopping, restaurants and walking!! Loved visiting at Halloween time to see all the decorations for Halloween and fall. Very friendly dog town where all the shop owners know the locals who.....  more »
  • You must go when you visit DC area. Very charming and cute neighborhood. Lots of great restaurants and bars. Nice boutiques. King street has lot to offer. At the end you can enjoy river side and...  more »
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