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Old Town, Alexandria

4.7
#1 of 14 in Neighborhoods in Virginia
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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  • Classic! What a cool area. So quaint but some cool new hotels and restaurants. Really great village area:  more »
  • I've been visiting Old Town in Alexandria, VA since 1963. Old Town has evolved to a great place to visit and walk on both sides of King Street, which are lined with a variety of restaurants and...  more »

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