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French Quarter

Address: Canal St to Esplanade Ave, Mississippi River to N Rampart St, New Orleans, LA (French Quarter)
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Type: Neighborhoods, Flea/ Street Markets, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Historic Walking Areas, Sights & Landmarks, Shopping & Fashion, Other
Activities: City walk sightseeing, Shopping, Dining, Walking
Owner description: The heart and cultural center of New Orleans is the French Quarter, a...
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Type: Neighborhoods, Flea/ Street Markets, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Historic Walking Areas, Sights & Landmarks, Shopping & Fashion, Other
Activities: City walk sightseeing, Shopping, Dining, Walking
Owner description: 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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seattle
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43 reviews 43 reviews
20 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

Restaurants dot each block. shop beacon to you. history on every corner. Lucky Dogs. Hurricanes. Hand Grenades. Yes , after dark it is raucous but you knew that already. Music blares from multiple directions. drinks can follow you with a "go cup". Do it all. Taste it all. drink it in both literally and figuratively. Go for it.

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Vancouver, Canada
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

Everything you expect it to be and more. There's always something crazy happening and it's definitely 'party central' any night of the week. You could spend days wandering in and out of galleries and antique shops, trying on clothes and shoes, checking out the old architecture, sipping on daiquiri's, eating po'boys (or any of the multitude of other cuisine), stopping... More 

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Steamboat Springs, CO
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163 reviews 163 reviews
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61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

The French quarter is a really terrific must-see for anyone, but the irony is that there are only 3 French buildings left -- almost all of it is beautiful Spanish architecture. Bourbon Street can get a little crazy and a bit overdone on booze and sleaze, but that's just one street in the French Quarter and it can be a... More 

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Rimbey, Canada
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31 reviews 31 reviews
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

Area comes alive as soon as the sun goes down. An abundance of booze every were. Many quality food out lets are located on adjoining streets, and streets parallel to Bourbon street. Over indulgence may lead to your becoming part of the entertainment

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Navarre, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

Bars and restaurants were great as were shops and the Riverwalk. Streets are dirty and parking is limited. Must watch carefully because there are some shady characters on the streets.

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Canal Fulton
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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

We departed from New Orleans for a cruise. We went down a day early to share OHIO STATE's win over Alabama and to see the city. Great Time! The cab from airport to hotel was $33.00 ($40.00 with tip). The hotel is on the edge of the French Quarter and only Riverwalk Mall separated you from the cruise terminal. The... More 

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Goldsboro, North Carolina
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

The food, the shops, the music, the French market and all that goes on in the French quarter is a must see for any visitor. I had a great time.

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Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

we loved the culture, the history and the architechure.. Lots of friendly locals mulling around... We went back here a few times during our stay.

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new orleans
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108 reviews 108 reviews
15 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

I live close to NO and have been going the FQ off and on all my life for nearly 40 years. It's always been a little seedy and a little edgy. It is not Disneyland. The city has tried to make sure that this area stays safe for tourists and has done a remarkable job, for the most part. Be... More 

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Pelahatchie, Mississippi
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

Great place for entertainment and food. Walked around the French Quarter for 3 days and still didn't see everything. Must stop at Cafe du Monde.

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