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Old Louisville

Louisville, KY
+1 502-635-5244
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All in all, enjoyed the Old Louisville area, and although it looked a little run down in parts... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Saint Louis, Missouri

So much history and beauty as pointed out by our guide. The homes and buildings are breath taking... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Louisville, Ohio
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Reviewed yesterday

All in all, enjoyed the Old Louisville area, and although it looked a little run down in parts, it's easy to see what the area could become. Quite by accident, we stumbled across St. James Court which was about a two block street with some...More

Thank rduinc
Reviewed 5 days ago

So much history and beauty as pointed out by our guide. The homes and buildings are breath taking and there were stories along with quite a few of them. Very, very nice place to see and take in. Another totally obvious plus to such a...More

1  Thank Irishtiger525
Reviewed 1 week ago

Old Louisville has a bit of ecclectric eccentric everything to see with historic buildings, squares and parks with a little modern juxtaposed in between. Great walk through this core area.

Thank chickandbeast
Reviewed 1 week ago

We came to Louisville for the Bourbon trail and wanted to do something Sunday morning. No tours were available Sunday morning so we thought to try ad do our own. We download the GPS city walk. We drove the first two stops then got out...More

Thank Gardengirl33
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to the Derby dinner Theater which was excellent and the Patterson Museum and the river boat ride on the Ohio river

Thank cflynn5
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We thought that Old Louisville would be like that of the Historic District in Savannah and other cities I have visited. i have to admit, this was not the same. Some of the houses have been restored to their former glory, others were run down,...More

Thank Courtney V
Reviewed 15 July 2017

Its my home city and area of town. Lots to see and do, but some rough areas too. Be bold and explore Old Louisville.

1  Thank mrmage
Reviewed 14 July 2017

We were excited to walk around and look at old houses and shops but it was rather run down with only a few houses. It also did not look like a safe place to walk around.

Thank laurabelle2003
Reviewed 14 July 2017

I lived in Old Louisville from 2004 to 2008 and still visit. It is home to both some of the city's most prestigious addresses and some of it's most blighted areas. The core area to visit is going to be south of Oak St centered...More

1  Thank Jeffrey M
Reviewed 14 July 2017

We drove downtown, parked and walked around this beautiful area. The houses were huge and so well maintained. A very nice place to take a leisurely walk.

Thank Vicki B
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31 May 2017|
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Response from AngieM090912 | Reviewed this property |
We drove around quite a bit. Visited Muhammad Ali,s grave where we walked around and felt safe. The hotel we stayed in was a short walk to a restaurant where we didn,t feel threatened in any way. I would imagine as long as... More
20 July 2016|
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Response from LaurieMcKenna | Reviewed this property |
Louisville Historic Tours with David Domine is excellent !
12 September 2015|
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Response from Webknitter | Reviewed this property |
As someone who lives in Old Louisville and owns a 30 foot travel trailer let me make a few suggestions. Depending on the day of the week you are trying to park, you may be able to park in one of the church lots in the area... More