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Frenchmen Street

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Faubourg Marigny & Bywater
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Address: Frenchmen Street, New Orleans, LA
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: No
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US$41.50*
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Dinner and Live Jazz Package - New Orleans
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US$49.00*
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New Orleans French Quarter Jogging Tour
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City of New Orleans and Katrina Recovery Tour

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I was impressed by the vast array of music. Truly the jazz center of the French Quarter. Bring some cash for tipping these incredible musicians.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW via mobile

I was impressed by the vast array of music. Truly the jazz center of the French Quarter. Bring some cash for tipping these incredible musicians.

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Capitola, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We walked up and down this street. It was so crowded we never even got inside on of the music venues. Around the city there was music on every corner and the atmosphere was much better.

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Ottawa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Good food good music at every venue. Walking distance from the CBD about 30 mins, stopping for a beer or 2 traveller en route.

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Orinda, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Visited this area on a Friday evening looking for live Jazz venues..... found our way to Snug Harbor to see Ellis Marsalis perform -- he did not disappoint!

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Mexico City, Mexico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

There is great quality live music offered in many of the bars in this street, you will always enjoy one or another, a must

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Tarpon Springs, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Great food and music on Frenchmans street. More adult like than Burbon st. Most restaurants have live music while doning.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Only 5 mins away walk from our hostel, it is the best place for live music and art. We had a blast and visited everyday!

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Lawrence, Kansas
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This area just east of the French Quarter houses a number of music clubs in the evenings. However, during the day there is little to draw you to the area.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

if you want to experience NOLA like a local, skip bourbon street and head to frenchmen street instead!

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Spent the day touring Frenchmen Street, great music, great food, had a fantastic time and will definitely go back.

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Faubourg Marigny & Bywater
Nestled between the French Quarter and the Ninth Ward, the Faubourg Marigny & Bywater environs are largely residential. Of course, folks around here love to go out and have a good time as much as they do anywhere in NOLA. And if out-of-towners want to join in the festivities, well then so much the better! Home to some of the most revered live music venues in New Orleans, an eclectic gaggle of gourmand dining destinations, and a come-as-you-are vibe that’s as infectious as it is alluring, this is real deal New Orleans oozing with southern hospitality and the promise of a most epic night out. For endless opportunities to boogie, to admire row upon row of lovingly restored homes, and to escape the fray of the more touristic parts of town (but still live it up in grand style) head to Faubourg Marigny & Bywater.
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