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Royal Street

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Address: Royal Street, New Orleans, LA 70130
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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Royal Street is a great street to take a stroll. Along your journey you will come across wonderful shops, fun art and great jazz musicians.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Royal Street is a great street to take a stroll. Along your journey you will come across wonderful shops, fun art and great jazz musicians.

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Madison, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A stroll down Royal Street will provide you with great shopping and music. There are several shops. We really enjoy the street bands that we on almost every corner.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I really enjoyed this street and all the shops, etc. Just one block over from Bourbon Street without the crazy crowds. I'm also not a kid, or a massive drinker, so it was far more enjoyable !

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Royal street is calmer than Burbon Street. Still there is music, plenty of food places and entertainment there. There is also many antiques and art gallaries. It is a must visit to walk the whole Street. A must try is the Verte Marte on 1201 Royal Street. It is a small deli in the residental section and has the best... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Cute little shops and art galleries! We also caught a street show which was very entertaining. Nice break from Bourbon Street.

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Sublimity, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I think that many that visit NOLA may be in love with Bourbon Street, but I fell in love with Royal Street. The oldest hotel with a rotating carousel bar, The Hotel Moteloene, is on this street, as well as a number of beautifully decorated antique stores. I suggest taking your time to wander in and out of the stores.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

If you love looking at galleries then Royal Street is the place to go. Shop after shop of galleries with beautiful local artwork. There are also several cafes/restaurants to stop for a bite to eat.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

During our trip to NOLA, of course we walked up and down Bourbon Street, but after the first day, we usually used Royal Street to make our way through the French Quarter. There are some many great shops and restaurants, with the same gorgeous architecture, but not the loud craziness that Bourbon Street has.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed at the Wyndham resort on Royal Street this was the best place to stay if you want to see the whole city without having to drive anywhere. The party goes on throughout the night and clean up begins early morning start it all over again.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Very eclectic with art and some cafe/Restuarant it has lots of great buildings and history. No matter what time of day we walked it (up to about 9 pm only) it was worth it and felt safe.

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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.
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