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French Quarter

Canal St to Esplanade Ave, Mississippi River to N Rampart St, New Orleans, LA
+1 833-218-3421
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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 the city.
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“bourbon street” (2,271 reviews)
“people watching” (553 reviews)
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Canal St to Esplanade Ave, Mississippi River to N Rampart St, New Orleans, LA
French Quarter
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"bourbon street"
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Reviewed yesterday

This place is brilliant in the morning, get good photos of the streets and balconies. As the day goes on the unsavoury charachters start to arrive, they smell, they ask for money, they give a threatening enviroment and the people drinking get louder. Police presence...More

Thank terryhammond8834
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We walked around, shopped, and kinda just had some drinks and continued strolling around. I really enjoyed it!!!

Thank Melissa C
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The obvious tourist draw of the French Quarter is the massive number of bars open all day ready to ply you with an infinite variety of alcoholic beverages. However, step off Bourbon Street and up the different side streets and it changes completely! There are...More

Thank Speedbird747
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We went in May which means rain an option. Do a guided tour to get oriented then explore and find a jazz bar. If not staying in French Quarter, bail by six

Thank Chris M
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Aside from the constant questions of money and attempts to bring you to establishments, this was great! Walk everywhere and take in the sights! Keep your purses close ladies and your wallets in front pockets men. You'll have a great time!

Thank Quinn C
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Last visit... 15 years ago. And... no changes here. Except I did not destroy myself at Pat O’Brien’s this time! I like to watch the people here, such a good freak show. A little like Khao San Road in Bangkok. Loads of hammered people walking...More

Thank Hannoveraner96
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We walked throughout the Quarter just absorbing the atmosphere. There was great music filtering out from many of the venues, and of course the ever present street entertainers dotted the area. We ran into two differnent groups of males who tried to engage us in...More

Thank LauraAHA
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Be sure to stop at the French Market in the French Quarter to grab a quick snack and check out work by local crafters and artisans.

Thank anitamV2020DB
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Reviewed 2 days ago

the music the people the history the mystery the atmosphere the lore the legends the smell the eclectic air its all the French quarter. you either love it or hate it. I love it it is a part of me. there are great restaurants fun...More

Thank clarissajg1
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Reviewed 3 days ago

It is absolutely one of my favourite places in the world. I don't really know why. I especially love going to see the old book stores.

Thank melsmarsh
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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
...More
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PLC32014
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Response from Ly027 | Reviewed this property |
I just returned a couple of months ago, traveling with teenager. Since you only have a few days, I would try to visit the attractions that you will not find anywhere else. Visit what makes NOLA unique. I would say... More
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Response from Alymer1234 | Reviewed this property |
Airboat swamp tours, steamboat tour down the Mississippi, haunted walk at night, experience the street music
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