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Address: Front Street, Natchitoches, LA 71457

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Lovely area

We took a quick trip through the area and really liked this small historic shopping area. The grounds and river area are well maintained and inviting. While we were only there... read more

Reviewed 27 June 2016
Cathy B
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3 reviews
Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

We took a quick trip through the area and really liked this small historic shopping area. The grounds and river area are well maintained and inviting. While we were only there for a few hours we hope to return (when it's not so hot) and stay in one of the many B & B's in the area.

Thank Cathy B
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Reviewed 27 June 2016

Went here this June with two friends. we were very pleased with the historic district in Natchitoches. The front street area is not only beautful but the little shops and stores and restaurants were fantastic. The old general store is a must see for everyone. Everyone was so friendly and helpful...we took the carriage ride to see historic homes and... More 

Thank mlady38
New Orleans, Louisiana
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 26 June 2016

Loved the shops and museums. Great visitors center! I enjoyed the walking and driving tour for Steel Magnolias. LA Sports Hall of Fame was awesome!

Thank MezzoMommy
Dallas, Texas, United States
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4 reviews
Reviewed 23 June 2016

A lot of the sops were closed so we were not able to visit. The soap shop was very nice as we're the people that worked there. The view of the river across the street was nice.

Thank Debbie D
Willard, Missouri
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16 reviews
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Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

Very well kept and nice shopping area along a pretty river with a park like setting. Generally friendly people, but parking a bit hard to come by. Worth a visit if your in the area.

Thank Densealaska
Lafayette, Louisiana
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Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

Quaint, charming, relaxing and great people. That's why shopping in the historic district in Natchitoches is second to none.

Thank T_em_hi
Snohomish, Washington
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 19 June 2016

I came to town for the craft fair but decided to walk through all the shops on main street. Folks were friendly but I was disappointed with the items in the shops. Most seemed like craft projects or were made in Japan items. The general store was fun but very expensive, they did have a lot of the old time... More 

Thank 21maltby
Broussard, Louisiana
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11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 6 June 2016

Lucky enough to find a parking spot on Front Street. Took a stroll send walked into the fine shops, which included antiques, linen. Clothes, kitchen items, food, toys and much more. Went into the minor basilca for a quiet break before lunch. Could easily spend a couple of mornings enjoying this area.

Thank Cankton
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Reviewed 5 June 2016

Good variety of shops - clothing, kitchen/food, bath and body, children's toys and apparel,Louisiana gift items, huge flea market type shop, art and home decor, historic general mercantile

1 Thank TweetyLover
Biloxi, Mississippi
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Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

Visited quite a few different stores. Of course I found something in everyone. Especially enjoyed the Kitchen Store There is something for everyone here

Thank Swentzell01

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