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Address: Canal St to Esplanade Ave, Mississippi River to N Rampart St, New Orleans, LA
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The heart and cultural center of New Orleans is the French Quarter, a...

The heart and cultural center of New Orleans is the French Quarter, a must-see for its high energy, rich history, diverse architecture, music, street performers, renowned jazz clubs, lively nightlife and the finest art galleries and restaurants in the city.

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Beautiful part of the city

This is a wonderful part of the city to walk around. There is so much history and so much to see from cemeteries to monasteries. The buildings are beautiful and there's so many... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This is a wonderful part of the city to walk around. There is so much history and so much to see from cemeteries to monasteries. The buildings are beautiful and there's so many quaint shops and cafes to visit.

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We were all over the place! Art galleries, dress shops, candy shops! Anything you want is there! Great restaurants entertainment you name it!

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Great place to visit and take in some prime people watching. Amazing coffee and food! Fast and friendly staff that always are there with a refill and even for some a song to hear while you watch the carriages across the street

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This was my sixth trip to New Orleans and it was so good to be back. The French Quarter is full of amazing sights , sounds and energy. The music and entertainers on the street, the craziness on Bourbon Street, the Fantastic shopping and of course the amazing food all add up to a very fun, enjoyable vacation. The people... More 

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Was really neat to see, a lot of history here. Even on a rainy night in December was a nice place to visit.

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This trip I focused my camera on the doors to the shops and restaurants. Can't wait to make a colorful collage of the day when I return home.

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The French quarter in New Orleans is simply sublime!! I can't stress enough how amazing it is! So many things to see and do. I went with a list of things I wanted to do and never managed half of it. So many friendly and helpful people! Bourbon Street is very very busy and a bit smelly and very pricey.... More 

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Spent the Thanksgiving weekend (2016) wandering all the streets of the French Quarter and explored many restaurants/bars and night clubs. All was quite fun and unique!

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We had a great time checking out the shops, taking pictures, and having lunch. We found all of our gifts and goodies at a big variety of shops. We visited Jackson square, Cafe Du Monde , took a Gray Line Tour and Cruise along with lunch at Bubba Gumps. We also walked over to check out Bourbon Street. There are... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I spent a lot of time in the French Quarter, our hotel was near there and we walked through it everyday. The buildings are all unique and stunning. Tho some spots are a bit dirty the culture is there and great unique shops!

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French Quarter
A small and teeming network of laissez-faire living lounged out on the balmy banks of the Mighty Mississippi, the French Quarter has long been a port of call for folks in search of a good time and a great story. Perpetually inebriated Bourbon Street runs across its midriff like a strand of cheap ribbon tied around an otherwise rather pretty and impressively well-kept vintage dress. Throughout the rest of the Quarter, brightly colored Victorian homes and businesses, famously done up with wrought-iron features, provide a distinct and immediately recognizable backdrop for all varieties of fun. At any given moment in this historic riverside setting, some of America’s finest meals are being cooked, most potent cocktails are being mixed, and most engaging music is being performed.
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