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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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Nice walk

Royal street is parallel to world famous Bourbon street, however, it has its own face and character. There are nice art shopps on the Royal street, even galleries. My personal... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Royal street is parallel to world famous Bourbon street, however, it has its own face and character. There are nice art shopps on the Royal street, even galleries. My personal favorite in New Orleans as I was getting tired of the noice of Bourbon street.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

So different to Bourbon Street, instead bars and sleazy haunts, some wonderful stores, lots of antiques and so good just to walk down.

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Arlington, TX
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

It was a yucky weather day but Royal St's shops and lovely homes were still a great way to spend some time. From Canal to Jackson Sq, it's mostly shops then slowly becomes more residential toward Esplanade. Cc's coffee shop is a nice break for your feet and caffeine along the way.

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Bonita Springs, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Just love shopping on Royal Street. Many different shops with a great variety of merchandise. Not just a bunch of junk or t shirt shops. Highly recommend making Royal Street a part of your New Orleans visit.

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We rented bikes and had a wonderful day. We also walked down at night a few times. There was an Italian resturant with a women name. It's a must go to. Split and order a little of everything. Great area.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Beautiful old hotel well maintained service excellent and beds super comfy. Expensive but if you can share it's affordable and right where the action is without the noise of the street

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Lewes
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I was looking for some local cuisine that stood out. Southern living rated their gumbo highly, so we have it a go. The baked oysters were the size of dimes and over cooked. The chargrilled oysters were flavorless. Their gumbo was a broth with one tiny strand of chicken floating in it. So disappointing.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was my favourite street in the French Quarter! I loved all the art galleries and was also able to listen to some great music! I found it to be very safe during both days and nights and loved the shops too! It's definitely a must go for travelers to New Orleans!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This street is full of art shops and antique places. A little more calm than Bourbon street..... there were more street performers on this street when we went.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I love strolling Royal street. The shops are lovely and the artist are beautiful. Some are very pricey, but mostly the galleries are reasonable. But the true highlight are the street performers. Busking for your pocket change, some truly unique and/or talented individuals perform daily. Make sure to throuw them a few bucks.

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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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