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French Quarter

Open today: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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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...more
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As featured in 3 Days in New Orleans
Canal St to Esplanade Ave, Mississippi River to N Rampart St, New Orleans, LA
French Quarter
+1 833-218-3421
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If you go to New Orleans you just have to go to the French Quarter. Here you will see jazz bands playing in the street and in bars, street entertainment, old world character beautifully preserved. You will also find many bars, restaurants (try the Gumbo...More

Thank merseygirl11
Reviewed yesterday

Not beautiful but goes from super luxury shops to reality. Very useful street as all the cross streets go whereever you want to go. Remember cross streets change their name at Canal Street!

Thank SonnyDisposition
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

OMG, fascinating! Old architecture. needs some maintenance, one way streets. What an experience. But we found our way out to Decatur Street.

Thank Susan M
Reviewed yesterday

its ok to take a walk and know other places, however be careful in the streets for some people that might wanna take advantage of you.

Thank Gabriela F
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Friends married outside Pirate Cafe in alley by St. Louis Cathedral. Had a bite to eat on corner spots at both ends of square...delicious! People watching, art appreciation of individuals showing their creations. Loved my visit!!

Thank artstytraveler
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is a great place to see a lot of history. During the day and especially on weekends all shops are open and have a variety of wares from art to crafts to souvenirs. Take in all the iron work and diversity. This is not...More

Thank Cindy C
Reviewed yesterday

Just walk around and soak up the atmosphere. Plenty to see without spending any money unless you want to eat and drink.

Thank SueM1950
Reviewed yesterday

The one night that we had not scheduled a late dinner happened to be a Saturday. So we really got to experience what Bourbon Street has to offer. Drinking while walking around is legal and encouraged. I didn't partake but there was a lot of...More

Thank tahkli71
Reviewed 2 days ago

Most definately worth the walk around especially at night, plenty of bars resturants and non stop music, street artists.

Thank Annie007_13
Reviewed 2 days ago

We wandered around the French quarter several days and nights. Always hidden gems of music, bars or restaurants. Its pretty lively and raucous, but its part of the history and sights of New Orleans.

Thank Michael M
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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
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25 September 2018|
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Response from watravelinggal | Reviewed this property |
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Response from StlBluesTraveler | Reviewed this property |
I second JohnandJane's response. It's nothing to write home about as a venue, you'll most likely be standing, and it can become ponderously hot. But the music is excellent and shouldn't be missed if you care about such... More