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Algiers Levee

Address: Patterson Street, New Orleans, LA 70112 (Algiers Point)
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Ranked #91 of 165 Attractions in New Orleans
Type: Neighborhoods, Cultural
Owner description: This historic neighborhood, while quiet and tree-lined, can be hip as well. A Jazz Walk of Fame is...
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Type: Neighborhoods, Cultural
Owner 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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NJ
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117 reviews 117 reviews
46 attraction reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

Topped by a clean, well-lit, trail with ample seating that attracts locals and visitors who want respite from French Quarter excess and discover what other authentic New Orleans neighborhoods must once have been like. There is a jazz trail with a Louis Armstrong statue and some boat supply yards plus the usually busy river and downtown New Orleans just opposite.... More 

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Sedona, Arizona
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26 reviews 26 reviews
12 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

I love New Orleans but wish to experience it in small doses. That is why we are looking for a home on the West Bank only a $1 senior rate ferry boat ride form the excitement of the French Quarter. Whenever we visit we spend some quiet time walking the levy and looking at NOLA from this side of the... More 

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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23 reviews 23 reviews
16 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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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33 reviews 33 reviews
12 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 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
25 helpful votes 25 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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122 reviews 122 reviews
57 attraction reviews
119 helpful votes 119 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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83 reviews 83 reviews
38 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 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
65 helpful votes 65 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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33 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 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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