Lipscani is a famous street and district located near the ruins of the old Princely Court built by Vlad III the Impaler (Vlad Țepeș). From Middle Age to the early 19th century, it was the most important comercial area of the city and the whole Wallachia. It was named after Leipzig (Lipsca in 17th century Romanian), as that was the origin of many of the wares that could be found on the main street. The word lipscan(singular of lipscani) meant trader who brought his wares from Western Europe.
Well known for its archiecture, restaurants and shops, it's a place of history, culture and fun.