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Address: Canal St to Esplanade Ave, Mississippi River to N Rampart St, New Orleans, LA
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The heart and cultural center of New Orleans is the French Quarter, a...

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.

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Great food, art, music.

We had a wonderful time. Beautiful city and people. Go to Frenchman Street and The Garden District also.

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We had a wonderful time. Beautiful city and people. Go to Frenchman Street and The Garden District also.

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Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Jazz, vendors, shopping, food, arts.. what's not to love. The people you meet here are so unique and made this a wonderful experience. We spent hours here.. time gets lost...

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Boulder CO
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The energy in the. French quarter is amazing The bars the raw energy We stopped st one eye jacks for the show

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Preston, United Kingdom
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Great experience and very compact. Often you'll find musicians playing in the street. Remember to look up. Just be careful as there are lots of homeless. They are quite chatty and not threatening but if you are of a nervous disposition, take care.

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Fort Worth, Texas
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Very interesting buildings. The streets are very narrow and hard to drive through, many are one way streets.

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This place is very worth seeing. All the old buildings along with the street performers makes this place a gem. A lot of the shops/bars are monotonous but..... still worth seeing.

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I have been to this city about many times. I have been approached many times about "where I got my shoes" or "have some beads". There are more scams to get you roped into talking to them. Some are so pushy that they follow you down the street! There is a group of 3 performers and at least one other... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Took waking tour of French Quarter and cemetery. Great day! Lots of nice people, fun things to see and plenty of intertainment. All made us feel welcome.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Bring your walking shoes and a taste for history. This place predates the United States (1718) , so you could imagine what has gone on here for almost 300 years. both the Spanish nd the French have left their mark. If you like the paranormal, remember more people are buried underneath the French Quarter than live in it so there... More 

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Staying here for4 nights and loving every aspect. Frenchman St nearby for great music. Bourbon St close by. Freewheel'in Bicycle tours 6 blocks away to change up the walking. Uber took us to Rock N Bowl who's is about 15 min from here.

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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 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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