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Royal Street

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Address: Royal Street, New Orleans, LA 70130
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Fee: No
Description:

This unusual shopping area is one of the city's most historic streets.

This unusual shopping area is one of the city's most historic streets.

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Boutiques and Antique Shops w/ Music

This was our favorite street to wander about. Great shopping as well as a fine selection of bars and restaurants. Was closed off in many sections to allow for leisurely street... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Mission Viejo, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This was our favorite street to wander about. Great shopping as well as a fine selection of bars and restaurants. Was closed off in many sections to allow for leisurely street walking. Loved sitting on steps in front of Appeals Court to listen to street music. Lovely way to walk down to Jackson Square.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A little something for everyone. Fantastic eateries, shops, culture, entertainment, and even just relax a moment.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Another fun street of the French Quarter, but the best part is the Royal House Oyster Bar! Stop here on a rainy ..... or sunny ..... day!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This is the place to be. Great shops, musicians, food and not the extreme craziness of Bourbon Street.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Loved strolling along this street listening to live musicians performing in the street -- clarinetist Doreen was a highlight! Lots of art galleries along the way.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The shops and sites were my favorite on Royal Street. Its a must see with any trip to New Orleans. Great look in to the culture

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Multiple antique stores on Royal Street provide a great afternoon of searching for unique pieces of heirloom items. The furniture on display is the equal of any stores we have encountered.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It was my first time in New Orleans and I appreciated staying on Royal Street. It was very nice -- shops and stores were lovely and open until a reasonable hour and it was a lot of fun!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Walked the Quarter. Royal was fun. We enjoyed to design of the buildings. There are lots of shops and things to do. You get a real view of New Orleans.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Folks go to New Orleans for Bourbon Street but Royal Street is a must see. Lots of window shopping opportunities that are unique to the area that do not break the bank.

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French Quarter
A small and teeming network of laissez-faire living lounged out on the balmy banks of the Mighty Mississippi, the French Quarter has long been a port of call for folks in search of a good time and a great story. Perpetually inebriated Bourbon Street runs across its midriff like a strand of cheap ribbon tied around an otherwise rather pretty and impressively well-kept vintage dress. Throughout the rest of the Quarter, brightly colored Victorian homes and businesses, famously done up with wrought-iron features, provide a distinct and immediately recognizable backdrop for all varieties of fun. At any given moment in this historic riverside setting, some of America’s finest meals are being cooked, most potent cocktails are being mixed, and most engaging music is being performed.
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