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Algiers Levee

Patterson Street, New Orleans, LA 70112 (Algiers Point)
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Ranked #121 of 171 attractions in New Orleans
Type: Neighborhoods
Description: This historic neighborhood, while quiet and tree-lined, can be hip as well. A Jazz Walk of Fame is scheduled to be built here.
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New Orleans, Louisiana
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20 reviews 20 reviews
13 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2013

Great place to live! Algiers is a break from the le bon temps roule attitude. Good food & drinks. Didn't flood during Katrina, has become a hub for the movie industry.

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Plymouth Meeting, Pennsylvania
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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2013

a lovely stroll on the West Bank. take a minute on the weekend, and pack a lunch . You can usually listen to terrific music at the Old Point Bar. If not grab a bite to eat at the dry dock cafe

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Tampa, Florida
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34 reviews 34 reviews
8 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2012

This are is amazing to see. You see the city and lights and just the beauty of the whole place. For the 4th of July they have an awesome concert with local NOLA entertainment.

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baltimore, md
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121 reviews 121 reviews
56 attraction reviews
115 helpful votes 115 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2012

After some beer at the Old Point Inn, we decide to climb the imposing levee across the street. Why? Because it was there. No other reason. Nice view of New Orleans and the Mississippi River. You can follow it back to the ferry at Algiers Point. As from an earlier review, it is a dog walkers paradise. Did not notice... More

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2012

Great quite place, across from the ferry is perfect for the fireworks. The old time houses are beautiful, great place to take a walk on the river during the day.

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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77 reviews 77 reviews
37 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2012

We sat here for the fourth of July fireworks. It was fun but people say Algiers is a dangerous place to be. The houses there are reallly authentic New Orleans.

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Ponchatoula, Louisiana
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154 reviews 154 reviews
66 attraction reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2011

I prefer the New Orleans side, but if you are visiting New Orleans you should take the ferry over and look around.

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Maryland
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61 reviews 61 reviews
27 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2011

There is a good view of the city from this side of the river, but the walk along the levee doesn't add much to the experience you can get from just riding the ferry across. There is nothing along the levee except some houses on one side and a ship repair yard on the other. Nothing is well-kept, and it's... More

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san diego
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81 reviews 81 reviews
57 attraction reviews
544 helpful votes 544 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2004

I'm stunned to discover that there are already TWO reviews of the Algiers levee. I was sure I'd be first to write about the place. I visited New Orleans in 1997. When I went for a walk on the levee there was no one---tourist or local---in sight. I can remember a restaurant built on pilings in the river, but I... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2003

I am a new transplant and can tell you that I absolutely LOVE Algiers Point. We are in the process of restoring a double shotgun one block from the levee. The only problem with the levee is the amount of dog feces left on the levee by people who walk their dogs. (And there are a LOT of dogs here.)... More

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