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Address: Royal Street, New Orleans, LA 70130
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Fee: No
Activities: Antiquing, Shopping
Description: This unusual shopping area is one of the city's most historic streets.
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Classier Alternative to Bourbon Street

Better restaurants & less drunks than Bourbon. Definitely the home of many fantastic restaurants & shops. Less crowds & more family friendly.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Better restaurants & less drunks than Bourbon. Definitely the home of many fantastic restaurants & shops. Less crowds & more family friendly.

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Runcorn, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Runs parallel to Bourbon Street but looks more like Paris or a posh London suburb with loads of Antique shops [very very expensive] and hotels that will cost you a wee fortune [but bloody good]

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Hilton Head, South Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

They have one art gallery after another and numerous antique shops. Many are of very high quality. I found a couple of fantastic lithographs at the Martin Lawrence Galleries (Kristina Larson was wonderful)! Every shop we stopped in the people were helpful and friendly.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW via mobile

Bourbon St. is really neat to experience but we really enjoyed all Royal St. had to offer in the way of antique shops and artwork. It was quieter and less crowded and the shops were full of high end delights and colorful inspirational artwork. Its nice to wear comfortable walking shoes and make an afternoon looking around the area. Would... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

Royal is one of our main walking streets in the French Quarter. The stores consist of mainly antique and art galleries. Most of these stores encourage browsing as it gives them a chance to hook you on some fabulous local art or a treasure to take home. It's not as busy or risqué as Bourbon street or other similar rues... More 

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Stoevring, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

You will need to visit Royal Street just as you need to visit Bourbon Street, when you are in New Orleans. Not for the same reasons, though. In Royal Street you will find many, many small boutiques and shops that are worth visiting.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

I loved waling down Royal Street with all the different shops to check out plus you get to enjoy all the great street performers playing outside the shops. it really sets the whole New Orleans Jazz vibe.

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Montréal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

I really loved walking in Royal Street, by far the best looking street in the French Quarter. Not noisy or agressive like Bourbon street, you can walk slowly while admiring the beautiful architecture. The best place to shop local item is "Toulouse Royal" at the corner of Toulouse. It's a clean, orderly and very nice place to shop. You'll find... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

Really nice place, especially the atmosphere... And at night, with all the music and coctails, I'm sure everybody will like this street as well as the whole town :)

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

We love walking down this street and taking in all of the sights and sounds that are New Orleans. The art galleries are lovely as are the street musicians.

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Address: Royal Street, New Orleans, LA 70130
Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans

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