French Market, New Orleans

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1100 and 1200 block of N. Peters

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  • The French Market: Get it ALL at the Market

    by learndastronomer Written Apr 21, 2003

    The French Market has everything from beads, to prints, to fresh fruits & veggies. Everything in those countless tourist shops can be found at the market and at a better price. I went twice in five days!

    What to buy: Fabulous prices on jewelry and all those souveneirs. Don't forget a picture frame for all those memories you're capturing on film.

    What to pay: Priced below all the gift shop prices.

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    The French Market RULES!

    by BuickMackane Updated Dec 9, 2002

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    You'll adore the French Market in the French Quarter. It's a funky, eclectic mix of local cuisine and cheap souvenirs. Nathalie especially loved getting a pair of duck-shaped sunglasses. For her, a trip to New Orleans without a stop at the French Market is unthinkable!

    What to buy: Don't buy postcards until you can get yourself to this neighborhood. The cards for sale in most shops along Bourbon Street pale in comparison to the class of souvenirs you can get along the strip between the French Market and Jackson Square. Trust me on this; I did lots of comparison shopping!

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    Flea Market: Crafts, souvenirs and gifts

    by acemj Updated Nov 23, 2002

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    Along Decatur Street, you'll find the French Market, the Farmer's Market and lastly the Flea Market. Each is a good option for buying various souvenirs. The flea market is stocked with cheap tee shirts and crafts and is worth a look.

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    French Market: If Assorted Trinkets are Your Thing...

    by Jmill42 Written Nov 16, 2002

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    The French Market is really cool because it has so many different things. From jewelry, to paintings, to wallets, to sculptures, to drums, etc., etc., the French Market has the variety you need. Prices can be a little high, but then you can also find some steals. Don't be afraid to beargain with the sellers there. Everytime I have gone with someone who bought something, the price was argued and we got them to lower the prices. The entire place is underneath a big tent and it can get real hot at some times during the year.

    What to buy: Jewelry is the main item, but there is just way too much to list here.

    What to pay: How much you got?

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    Little Toy Shop: toys and books

    by dustmon Written Nov 18, 2012

    Cool little place---thought there would be more vintage stuff, but mostly new reproductions...I love toy shops, wish this weren't so touristy.......

    What to buy: New Orleans writer's books---

    What to pay: tourist prices

    Little Toy Shop
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    French Market: Many shops to choose from

    by windoweb Updated Apr 4, 2011

    This shop was like many on the tourist shopping strip. I bought some local hot sauce, coffee and postcards. The hot sauce was good. The coffee was with chickory and it is on the strong side.

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    French Market: Souveniors here!!

    by hackenbush Updated Apr 4, 2011

    Food, t shirts, junk, watches. art, etc....

    What to buy: Everything you'll need to bring home , for those demanding stuff, you can find here.

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    French Market: Fun place to shop and people watch

    by gover Written Oct 30, 2008

    A cross between a Farmers Market and a Flea Market.

    What to buy: I bought a piece of jewelry and some Cajun spices.

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    French Market

    by Helga67 Updated May 10, 2003

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    What to buy: Walk up and down the five blocks of specialty retail shops, a community flea market carrying clothing, jewelry, crafts and an open-air farmers market

    French Market

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    French Market

    by goingsolo Written Mar 25, 2003

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    the French Market has lots of touristy shops with the usual kitsch, plus some shops featuring local arts and crafts.

    What to buy: Get some pralines. They are fantastic!

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