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New Orleans Sights

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Ranked #1 of 89 Sights & Landmarks in New Orleans
Category: Churches/ Cathedrals; Landmarks
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Ranked #2 of 89 Sights & Landmarks in New Orleans
Category: Architectural Buildings; Religious Sites; Churches/ Cathedrals; Landmarks
The major landmark of the French Quarter is the oldest continuously active cathedral in the U.S.
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Ranked #3 of 89 Sights & Landmarks in New Orleans
Category: Specialty Shops; Historic Walking Areas
This unusual shopping area is one of the city's most historic streets.
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Ranked #4 of 89 Sights & Landmarks in New Orleans
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Ranked #5 of 89 Sights & Landmarks in New Orleans
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Historic Walking Areas; Landmarks

 The historic center square of New Orleans, this perfectly manicured garden is great for people watching.  It was named one of "America's Great Public Spaces" in 2012 by the... more »

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Ranked #6 of 89 Sights & Landmarks in New Orleans
Category: Historic Walking Areas; Neighborhoods
An area of the city that features numerous historic homes.
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Ranked #7 of 89 Sights & Landmarks in New Orleans
Category: Religious Sites; Churches/ Cathedrals; Landmarks
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Ranked #8 of 89 Sights & Landmarks in New Orleans
Category: Cemeteries; Landmarks
This final resting place is home to some exotic tombs, such as a pyramid-and-Sphinx mausoleum.
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Ranked #9 of 89 Sights & Landmarks in New Orleans
Category: Neighborhoods; Flea/ Street Markets; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Historic Walking Areas
Owner description: The heart and cultural center of New Orleans is the French Quarter, a must-see for its high energy, rich history, diverse... 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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Ranked #10 of 89 Sights & Landmarks in New Orleans
Category: Cemeteries; Landmarks
Founded in 1789, this cemetery is the oldest in New Orleans and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
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Ranked #11 of 89 Sights & Landmarks in New Orleans
Category: Historic Sites; Landmarks

This raised center hall house was built in 1826, for wealthy auctioneer Joseph LeCarpentier. Named for two famous former residents, the Confederate general Pierre Gustave Toutant... more »

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Ranked #12 of 89 Sights & Landmarks in New Orleans
Category: Historic Sites; Landmarks
This 19th-century house offers demonstrations of what life was like for a typical Creole family in the 1800s.
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Ranked #13 of 89 Sights & Landmarks in New Orleans
Category: Historic Sites; Bar/ Clubs

Reported to be the oldest bar in the USA.  Order a T-shirt while you are there, and take a look at the live music. The quality is inconsistent, but it's often fun or always... more »

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Ranked #14 of 89 Sights & Landmarks in New Orleans
Category: Parks; Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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Ranked #15 of 89 Sights & Landmarks in New Orleans
Category: Cemeteries; Landmarks
The burial site for many of the people who lived in the mansions of the surrounding Garden District.
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Ranked #16 of 89 Sights & Landmarks in New Orleans
Category: Historic Sites; Jazz Bars
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Ranked #17 of 89 Sights & Landmarks in New Orleans
Category: Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields; Sports Complexes; Landmarks
This huge domed stadium is the home of the city's NFL team, the New Orleans Saints.
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Ranked #18 of 89 Sights & Landmarks in New Orleans
Category: Churches/ Cathedrals; Landmarks
Owner description: A National Historic Landmark, Old St. Patrick's Church is one of only two early landmarks of distinction left in Lafayette... more » Owner description: A National Historic Landmark, Old St. Patrick's Church is one of only two early landmarks of distinction left in Lafayette Square, the other being Gallier Hall. Irish immigrants built the Gothic-style church in 1840 to rival the French St. Louis Cathedral in Jackson Square. « less
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Ranked #19 of 89 Sights & Landmarks in New Orleans
Category: Cemeteries; Landmarks

  St Louis Cemetary No.3 is walking distance from the New Orleans Museum of Art. If you are traveling by car , there are newly paved roads to drive in and pick a spot in the... more »

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Ranked #20 of 89 Sights & Landmarks in New Orleans
Category: Battlefields; National Parks

Good news from Chalmette Battlefield----it's now open. It's one of the six sites of Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve, and although one trail is closed at one... more »

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Ranked #21 of 89 Sights & Landmarks in New Orleans
Category: Religious Sites; Historic Sites; Churches/ Cathedrals; Landmarks
Built in 1826, this church served as a mortuary chapel for yellow fever victims during the 19th century.
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Ranked #22 of 89 Sights & Landmarks in New Orleans
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Ranked #23 of 89 Sights & Landmarks in New Orleans
Category: Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields; Landmarks
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Ranked #24 of 89 Sights & Landmarks in New Orleans
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
Owner description: Eclectic collectors and professional browsers will love this six-mile long street which starts at the French Quarter and is... more » Owner description: Eclectic collectors and professional browsers will love this six-mile long street which starts at the French Quarter and is known worldwide for its antiques and art. « less
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Ranked #25 of 89 Sights & Landmarks in New Orleans
Category: Historic Sites; Museums; History Museums
Owner description: The 19th-century building that housed the old Spanish government has been rebuilt as a museum covering the history of... more » Owner description: The 19th-century building that housed the old Spanish government has been rebuilt as a museum covering the history of Louisiana through the Civil War. « less
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Ranked #26 of 89 Sights & Landmarks in New Orleans
Category: Mysterious Sites; Specialty Shops
Haitian art, ritual candles, incense and fortune telling in the heart of The Bywater.
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Ranked #27 of 89 Sights & Landmarks in New Orleans
Category: Historic Sites; Gardens
Owner description: Longue Vue House and Gardens is a multifaceted historic estate featuring a world-class house museum and eight acres of... more » Owner description: Longue Vue House and Gardens is a multifaceted historic estate featuring a world-class house museum and eight acres of stunning gardens that include an interactive Discovery Garden for children of all ages. From art to architecture, gardens to gift shop, there's something for everyone to enjoy at Longue Vue. Longue Vue is open Monday through Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday 1 to 5 p.m. The last house tour is at 4 p.m. « less
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Ranked #28 of 89 Sights & Landmarks in New Orleans
Category: Historic Sites; History Museums
This historic home, built in 1857 by James Gallier, Jr., now serves as a museum. Tours are available Monday-Friday.
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Ranked #29 of 89 Sights & Landmarks in New Orleans
Category: Cemeteries; Mysterious Sites; Landmarks
Located in the city's oldest cemetery, this temple is still in active use by practitioners of voodoo.
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Ranked #30 of 89 Sights & Landmarks in New Orleans
Category: Cemeteries; Landmarks
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