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French Quarter

Canal St to Esplanade Ave, Mississippi River to N Rampart St, New Orleans, LA (French Quarter)
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Ranked #14 of 166 attractions in New Orleans
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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Type: Neighborhoods, Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Flea/ Street Markets
Activities: Shopping, Dining, City walk sightseeing, 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... more » 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. « less
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Atlanta, Georgia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014 NEW

We went to the French Quarter every day of our stay. It had something new to explore each day. I wasn't impressed with Bourbon Street during the day or night. It is loud and crowded during the night and full of beer delivery trucks during the day. Not my style. But I enjoyed all the small shops and cafes. Lots... More

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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73 reviews 73 reviews
13 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014 NEW

This is a great little tourist place - never know what you will see. There are great restaurants, bars, stores and people up and down the quarter. I had a blast here.

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Fredericton, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014 NEW

This is my 3rd trip to the french quarter and although I will agree it is not the cleanest part of New Orleans I enjoyed it very much. The Garden District was very impressive and very important to see with all the wonderful expensive homes but I see them in every city I visit. To me, the French quarter is... More

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Brooklyn, New York
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49 reviews 49 reviews
20 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014 NEW

Easy to get around. Beautiful. Yummy food, Fun galleries, everything is super cute and clean. Wonderful.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014 NEW

Everyone knows about the Quarter. First time visitor and we had a blast. People told me to watch out and be wary. Well, just have common sense like in any big city and you are fine. Watch out for the "tube" shots. They catch up to you fast.

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Scranton, PA
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56 reviews 56 reviews
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014 NEW

Nothing like it...I would have been much better served to have come as a younger man...Early 20's ideally. Would have been like Disney Land. Still to be enjoyed for history, local fare, friendly citizens, etc. But you can enjoy all that AND the partying in early 20's. Lol.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014 NEW

Great history, hotels, restaurants, bars, artists, performers, shops, museums, carriage rides, riverwalk, and Jax mall all within walking distance! Fabulous fun and entertaining. Best to go with another person if walking around much after dark, however, there is a lot of hotel security and police patrols the main streets pretty regular on horseback. Lot of friendly people and interesting things... More

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Rancho Cucamonga, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

I love the French Quarter! Easy access to many bars, hotels, restaurants and shops... You can always find live music and something to do!

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

The French Quarter offer the amazing architecture of South of France, include iron work. If you don't believe me, go take a trip to Toulouse, France. If you want to enjoy the beauty of the Vieux Carre, visit it in the morning, when the night crowd is still asleep. Royal Street offer plenty of Art Galleries and Antique Shops. Walking... More

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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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74 reviews 74 reviews
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

So glad to see the Quarter come back with new shops after the devastation from Catrina. A wonderful place to see.

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