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Ranked #1 of 68 Cultural in New Orleans
Category: Specialty Shops; Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas
This unusual shopping area is one of the city's most historic streets.
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Ranked #2 of 68 Cultural in New Orleans
Category: Tours
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Ranked #3 of 68 Cultural in New Orleans
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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Ranked #4 of 68 Cultural in New Orleans
Category: Museums; History Museums
History museum offering information on the culture of New Orleans and Louisiana.
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Ranked #5 of 68 Cultural in New Orleans
Category: Neighborhoods; Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas; Historic Walking Areas
An area of the city that features numerous historic homes.
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Ranked #6 of 68 Cultural in New Orleans
Category: Neighborhoods
A charming historic district of New Orleans dating back to the early 1800s.
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Ranked #7 of 68 Cultural in New Orleans
Category: Churches/ Cathedrals
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Ranked #8 of 68 Cultural in New Orleans
Category: Cemeteries
This final resting place is home to some exotic tombs, such as a pyramid-and-Sphinx mausoleum.
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Ranked #9 of 68 Cultural in New Orleans
Category: Neighborhoods; Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Flea/ Street Markets
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 68 Cultural in New Orleans
Category: Churches/ Cathedrals; Religious Sites
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Ranked #11 of 68 Cultural in New Orleans
Category: Cemeteries
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 #12 of 68 Cultural in New Orleans
Category: Historic Sites

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 #13 of 68 Cultural in New Orleans
Category: Cemeteries
The burial site for many of the people who lived in the mansions of the surrounding Garden District.
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Ranked #14 of 68 Cultural in New Orleans
Category: Historic Sites
This 19th-century house offers demonstrations of what life was like for a typical Creole family in the 1800s.
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Ranked #15 of 68 Cultural in New Orleans
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Ranked #16 of 68 Cultural in New Orleans
Category: Churches/ Cathedrals
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 #17 of 68 Cultural in New Orleans
Category: Cemeteries

  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 #18 of 68 Cultural in New Orleans
Category: Cemeteries
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Ranked #19 of 68 Cultural in New Orleans
Category: National Parks; Battlefields

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 #20 of 68 Cultural in New Orleans
Category: Religious Sites; Historic Sites
Owner description: Dating back to the mid-18th century, this convent housed the famous Sisters of Ursula, among the female pioneers of New... more » Owner description: Dating back to the mid-18th century, this convent housed the famous Sisters of Ursula, among the female pioneers of New Orleans. « less
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Ranked #21 of 68 Cultural 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 #22 of 68 Cultural in New Orleans
Category: Cemeteries; Mysterious Sites
Located in the city's oldest cemetery, this temple is still in active use by practitioners of voodoo.
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Ranked #23 of 68 Cultural in New Orleans
Category: Historic Sites
Owner description: Considered one of the most haunted locations in the French Quarter, a peak at this historic mansion (circa 1832) will send... more » Owner description: Considered one of the most haunted locations in the French Quarter, a peak at this historic mansion (circa 1832) will send chills up and down your spine. « less
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Ranked #24 of 68 Cultural in New Orleans
Category: Cemeteries
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Ranked #25 of 68 Cultural in New Orleans
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Ranked #26 of 68 Cultural in New Orleans
Category: Neighborhoods
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Ranked #27 of 68 Cultural in New Orleans
Category: Historic Walking Areas; Neighborhoods
New Orleans' second oldest neighborhood. Algiers Point is separated from the French Quarter by the Mississippi River.
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Ranked #28 of 68 Cultural in New Orleans
Category: Neighborhoods
Artsy and "hip" neighborhood.
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Ranked #29 of 68 Cultural in New Orleans
Category: Historic Sites
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Ranked #30 of 68 Cultural in New Orleans
Category: Specialty Shops
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