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Old Town Alexandria at Virginia
221 King Street, Alexandria, Virginia, 22314 5.0 Miles   |  703-746-3301
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Old Town Alexandria: historic charm, boutique shopping & nightlife

With its cobblestone streets and gaslit lamps, Old Town Alexandria is a wonderfully-preserved historic district set along the Potomac River. Stroll down King Street, Old Town's thoroughfare, to explore the boutique shops, outdoor cafes, and art galleries that add to the town's charm. Visit the Museums on Market Square, such as Gadsby's Tavern Museum or the Carlyle House, and discover the area's exquisite 18th-century architecture. Or, take a boat cruise from Alexandria, VA to visit DC's famed monuments along the Potomac. After the sun goes down, Old Town's historic spaces are abuzz with live music, award-winning restaurants and classic pubs, ideal for a night out on the town.

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Prices -

 Free

Hours -

 24 Hours

Events

  • Music Concerts
  • Holiday Celebrations
  • Annual Festivals & Parades

Activities

  • Museums 
  • Guided Tours
  • Shopping 
  • Bout Tours
  • Dining
  • Art Galleries

FAQs

  • What metro station is closest to Old Town?

    Getting to Old Town Alexandria is easy for visitors, from our hotel and from downtown DC. The King Street Metro Station links Old Town Alexandria with Washington, DC, offering easy access to the eateries, cafes, galleries and boutique shops of the historic community. Only a 15-minute ride on the Metro from DC, King Street is the main, walkable thoroughfare of Old Town.
  • What restaurants are there in Old Town?

    From casual pubs charmed by their historic space to fine dining serving acclaimed cuisine along the waterfront, Old Town Alexandria offers some of the best dining on the eastern seaboard. Try the modern, upscale atmosphere and "southern immersion' cuisine of Magnolia's on King or sample a modern twist on locally-sourced seafood at Blackwall Hitch. From casual public houses to romantic, candlelit dining, Old Town offers an array of culinary experiences.
 

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