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New Orleans: Attractions and Things to do

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1 Bourbon Street
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Rank: 1 About 34

Bourbon Street or Rue Bourbon in French is a renowned historic stretch of road in the French Quarter of New Orleans. More popular section is the Upper Bourbon Street that occupies numerous bars, restaurants, shops, and strip clubs including Rick's...

Reviewed by: Laalamani
Address: Bourbon Street, New Orleans
Type: Streets, Squares and Neighbourhoods


2 Mardi Gras
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Rank: 2 About 34

Mardi Gras of New Orleans is among the most famous carnival celebrations worldwide. The celebrations continue for nearly 2 weeks before and through the day. Each day features one major parade including the Zulu parade, Rex parade, Jefferson City...

Reviewed by: Laalamani
Address: 1380 Port of New Orleans Place, New Orleans
Type: Museums


3 French Quarter
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Rank: 3 About 34

The French Quarter is a famous and old region in the city of New Orleans which was founded in 1734. This district is a National Historic Landmark as it consists of several historic buildings in its area....

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address:
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites


4 Saint Louis Cemetery
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Rank: 4 About 34

Address: 425 Basin Street, 3421 Esplanade Ave, New Orleans, LA 70112
Type: Other attractions


5 Ghost Tours
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Rank: 5 About 34

New Orleans was recently devastated by Hurricane Katrina, but the city retains its charming, mysterious atmosphere. Magic Tours, LLC offers its guests several different...

Reviewed by: Magic Tours
Address:
Type: Tours


6 Holy Cross
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Rank: 6 About 34

The Holy Cross neighborhood, located in the Lower Ninth Ward, is a less visited section of New Orleans comprised of low and middle-class homes.  Historically, this section housed many sugar plantations, and though today it is...

Reviewed by: Joanna
Type: Streets, Squares and Neighbourhoods


7 Spanish Fort
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Rank: 7 About 34

Tourists can see parts of New Orleans' past by touring the Spanish Fort district, a historic neighborhood in the city also known as Fort St. Jean. The fort in this area was built in colonial times by the...

Reviewed by: Joanna
Address: Robert E. Lee Blvd
Type: Streets, Squares and Neighbourhoods


8 Garden District
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Rank: 8 About 34

The Garden District is definitely one of the most beautiful and historically significant neighborhoods in New Orleans, as it was designated a National Historic Landmark.  Several well-preserved southern...

Reviewed by: Joanna
Type: Streets, Squares and Neighbourhoods


9 West End
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Rank: 9 About 34

Although perhaps best known for Bourbon Street, New Orleans has many vibrant neighborhoods for tourists to explore, one of them being West End. West End, located in the Lakeview District, is a shipping hub famous for its marinas...

Reviewed by: Joanna
Type: Streets, Squares and Neighbourhoods


10 St. Louis Cathedral
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Rank: 10 About 34

The St. Louis Cathedral and Cemetery situated at Jackson Square in New Orleans, was a Roman Catholic Church founded in 1729. The cathedral was destroyed in a fire two times, but was rebuilt in 1794. On the...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: 615 Pere Antoine Alley, New Orleans
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites


11 A shoppers Paradise
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Rank: 11 About 34

There is a wide choice of options for shopping from designer boutiques, specialty shops, malls and galleries to old world marketplaces. The French Market here is America’s oldest public market and the Royal Street...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address:
Type: Stores and shopping malls


12 Behrman
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Rank: 12 About 34

The Behrman neighborhood is located close to the US Naval Support in New Orleans, and has a few local attractions, though it is not often frequented by tourists.  The neighborhood was named after a popular New...

Reviewed by: Joanna
Type: Streets, Squares and Neighbourhoods


13 Best Places
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Rank: 13 About 34

New Orleans is a diverse and also an interesting place to see some of the best places in the world. It a tourist wants an itinerary for visiting this city during any of the festivals, he will find many things to do and see during...

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Type: Landmarks and Historic sites


Walking tours
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Rank: 14 About 34

Our company provides tours in New Orleans. We specialize in New Orleans cemetery tours, French Quarter walking tours and Garden District tours. You will have the opportunity to learn the history buried in our outdoor museums, our New...

Reviewed by: Tour New Orleans
Type: Tours


14 Canal Street
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Rank: 15 About 34

Canal Street is mostly a access road in New Orleans which formed the boundary between the older French/Spanish Colonial era city and the newer American sector. The name Canal Street originated from a planned canal to be connecting the Mississippi...

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Address: Canal Street, New Orleans
Type: Streets, Squares and Neighbourhoods


15 French Quarter
Overall rating:
Rank: 16 About 34

The Vieux Carré or now known as the French Quarter is the oldest and most renowned places in New Orleans. When New Orleans was founded in 1718 by Jean-Baptiste Le Moyne de Bienville, the city was originally centered on the French Quarter....

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Type: Streets, Squares and Neighbourhoods


16 Carousel Bar & Lounge
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Rank: 18 About 34

The Carousel Bar & Lounge is a revolving bar with an elegant ambience and a wide variety of cocktails which you can enjoy.

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: 214 Royal Street, New Orleans
Type: Bars


17 Memorial Hall, Cofederate Civil War Museum
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Rank: 19 About 34

Museum dedicated to the American civil war , contains things of the confederation of the sud states.

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: 929 Camp Street, New Orleans
Type: Museums


18 The street of Jazz
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Rank: 20 About 34

Were best to be if not New Orleans for someone who loves jazz?  The originally french town with all its lively streets seems to offer music at every corner. The venues to choose from are endless: Try preservation Hall on 726 St. Peter...

Reviewed by: Sami
Address:
Type: Sightseeing


19 National World War II Museum
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Rank: 21 About 34

The National World War II Museum is situated in the Business centre district of New Orleans and is designated by the Congress as the country’s official museum which displays the stories and personal experiences of the American...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: 945 Magazine Street, New Orleans
Type: Museums


20 R Bar and Royal Street Inn
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Rank: 22 About 34

The R Bar and Royal Street Inn is a place which is filled with upcoming artists, punk and rock lovers and pool players as well. There is a large collection of imported beer and accommodation for those who need it.

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: 1431 Royal St, New Orleans, LA 70116
Type: Bars


21 Ryans Irish pub
Overall rating:
Rank: 23 About 34

Ryan’s Irish pub has a wonderful ambience with fine woodwork that adorns the mantel framing the huge mirror behind the bar. The place is open until three in the...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: 241 Decatur Street, New Orleans
Type: Nightlife


22 Bourbon Street Blues Company
Overall rating:
Rank: 24 About 34

Live music, especially blues, every night.

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: 441 Bourbon St (at St. Louis St), New Orleans, LA 70130-2230
Type: Nightlife


23 Crescent City Brewhouse
Overall rating:
Rank: 25 About 34

One of the best restaurant in town, includes a microbrewery with original special beer.

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: 527 Decatur Street, New Orleans
Type: Nightlife


Kerrys Irish pub
Overall rating:
Rank: 26 About 34

Kerry’s Irish pub is a place which serves excellent drinks at reasonable rates and provides music as well.

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: 331 Decatur St. New Orleans
Type: Nightlife


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What to visit

1
Bourbon Street
 Streets, Squares and Neighbourhoods
2
Mardi Gras
 Museums
3
French Quarter
 Landmarks and Historic sites
4
Saint Louis Cemetery
 Other attractions
5
Ghost Tours
 Tours
6
Holy Cross
 Streets, Squares and Neighbourhoods
7
Spanish Fort
 Streets, Squares and Neighbourhoods
8
Garden District
 Streets, Squares and Neighbourhoods
9
West End
 Streets, Squares and Neighbourhoods
10
St. Louis Cathedral
 Landmarks and Historic sites
11
A shoppers Paradise
 Stores and shopping malls
12
Behrman
 Streets, Squares and Neighbourhoods
13
Best Places
 Landmarks and Historic sites
14
Walking tours
 Tours
15
Canal Street
 Streets, Squares and Neighbourhoods
16
French Quarter
 Streets, Squares and Neighbourhoods
20
The street of Jazz
 Sightseeing
23
Ryans Irish pub
 Nightlife

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