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“This historic marvel is so much more than souvenir shops, and bars.”
Review of French Quarter

French Quarter
Ranked #5 of 392 things to do in New Orleans
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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.
Reviewed 6 April 2018

Enjoy the "energy", street musicians, and excellent food. However, be SURE to look up and all around at the beautiful buildings. Find out as much as you can about this rich history.

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"bourbon street"
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"people watching"
in 577 reviews
"street performers"
in 602 reviews
"every corner"
in 213 reviews
"beautiful architecture"
in 255 reviews
"jackson square"
in 688 reviews
"art galleries"
in 291 reviews
"beignets"
in 477 reviews
"bucket list"
in 174 reviews
"mardi gras"
in 555 reviews
"cafe du"
in 223 reviews
"royal street"
in 397 reviews
"walk around"
in 254 reviews
"live music"
in 391 reviews
"lots of fun"
in 188 reviews
"great music"
in 272 reviews
"walking tour"
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Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

Dear readers,
The streets are very lively and interesting.
Everywhere restaurants and coffee shops.
The only negative side was we went by night and everywhere big garbage bags standing around and the streets were not clean.
Best wishes,
Petra

Thank petraalmutawa
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Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

It’s an interesting place to visit. There are shops, food, and galleries. Bourbon St. at night is a little crazy, but other streets are fine. I highly suggest not driving through the area since the streets are narrow and pedestrians litter the street. There are homeless people on the street, but they are basically harmless. Just be aware of your surroundings at night.

Thank LoveSummerRoadTrips
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Reviewed 6 April 2018

I don't go in for the night scene on Bourbon Street anymore--except for accessing one of the restaurants off or near Bourbon Street. Royal Street and Jackson Square during the day are by far more fun. The street musicians are great on Royal in the early afternoon. Cafe du Monde is great any time of day.

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Reviewed 5 April 2018

The French Quarter is a classic area! From restaurants, bars, and fun clubs, this place rocks! Don't limit yourself to Bourbon Street. Walk around and check this place out. Better yet take a walking tour with Historic New Orleans tours. They rock and so does this place. Enjoy but don't over indulge!

Thank Piseu
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