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Address: Royal Street, New Orleans, LA 70130
Phone Number: 5045245530
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Fee: No
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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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My husband I walked throughout the shops and had enjoyed the sites. Wear tennis shoes because the sidewalk is uneven. Bring cash to tip the street acts.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

My husband I walked throughout the shops and had enjoyed the sites. Wear tennis shoes because the sidewalk is uneven. Bring cash to tip the street acts.

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Thank Britney B
Fairfax, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

If you like shopping, this is your street. They have nice shops with cute NOLA keepsakes and antique shops with unusual treasures.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Art shops galore! Most of the gallery owners/workers were super friendly. One place even gave my little guy a faux piece of artwork to make him feel special. Royal street was definitely one of the highlights of our visit to New Orleans! Isabella Dupuy's paintings are unbelievable! Stop by Sutton Galleries and check out her amazing work!

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Bartlett, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Very interesting shops. As a weary traveler I needed somewhere to sit down occasionally. What about a bench every now and then. Would have loved to sit and rest the feet every now and then so I could have shopped more.

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Royal street will take you through the French Quarter. Shops, restaurants, clubs. You will need your walking shoes as the streets are not made for cars, but it is very walkable. Just watch the sidewalks as they are not always level.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The street has lots of shops and art galleries open during the day. But at night I love to walk down the street and see the gas lights. The way it lights up the houses is just stunningly beautiful.

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Fort Wayne, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Walked down Royal street and found very nice shops with quality merchandise. It was not too busy and we could go in and out of shops and felt welcome.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My favorite street in New Orleans (actually had many favorites) but this street had everything I liked -- from funky stores, high-end jeweler shops, art sales, antiques, and a voodoo shop. Fantastic quaint hotels and hidden restaurants line the street, and each with its own flair. I went during the afternoon pour, and stopped at a hair salon -- best... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Walking along Royal street and visiting the different shops was so much fun. Visiting the Blue Dog art museum (George Rodrigue) was a highlight!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Royal street has quite a bit to see. Plus this is where they film a lot of movies in NOLA. While we were there they were filming Girl Trip and we got to see Queen Latifah.

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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.