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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, Other, Shopping & Fashion
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, Other, Shopping & Fashion
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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columbus
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43 reviews 43 reviews
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

A fun area to explore on foot. Great transportation options. Tons of great places to eat, to get drinks and most of all to listen to great live music. Glad I went. Not a place for children.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

If you like old unique, restored buildings, music, food and much more - this is a must. You can go explore and enjoy sights and sounds for days and/or nights.

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Fayetteville, Arkansas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

This area is very unique and filled with wonderfuls places to see and explore. I would recommend one of the walking tours to learn some of the rich history of the area and see what you'd like to focus on. The architecture is unique and beautiful, lots of wonderful restaurants, the museums give a wealth of information about the founding... More 

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Clearwater, Florida
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

It is busy all the time with a lot to do. Tons of bars and clubs of course, but also shopping and historical sites with tours.

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62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

Every souvenir shop is expensive, selling overpriced cheap quality shirts. Be careful walking through the quarter at night, there is all kinds of shady people lurking in the darkness trying to scam you. I enjoyed it better in the day time, less crowded and better access to the sights.

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Saint Francisville, Louisiana
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46 reviews 46 reviews
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

This place is all time mixing bowl of fruits ,nuts, artist, talent, history, architecture, but it is safe, you have access to many choices of venue, some not suitable for non adult but all in fun just not all morally based.

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Panama City, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

You dance in the street, sing in the street and even take your drink with you. Its an amazing street where you are just a face but sometimes that is all you need to be. The Cat's Meow is a great place to go with 3 for 1 drinks on Saturdays.

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Melbourne, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

I Pictured a place full of beautiful history and major music culture but instead it was just full rubbish, booze and people trying to sell you things. The area relies too much on tourists spending much on crap then actually entertaining and allowing us to learn their history and experience their culture.. We went out in the morning and shop... More 

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Lecanto, Florida
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41 reviews 41 reviews
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33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

First, this is an adult only place. Do not bring kids. That being said, the French quarter is a must stop for foodies, partiers, musicians, and some other things I don't need to be mentioning. It seemed every few feet there was a new sight, smell, or sound just teasing my senses, all in a good way. The place has... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

The French Qtr is one of the prettiest and most interesting places I've visited. Just walk around and enjoy all that goes on around you!

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