Souveniers, New Orleans

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601 Royal Street 504-522-3869

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    Souveniers: Voodoo and souveniers

    by lizzytex Written May 13, 2011

    This is a great souvenier shop. There is a dancing mummy outside the door - here we are in a photo op! There is also one of those Zoltar fortune telling machines like the one in the movie "Big". Very cool shop along the main drag.

    What to buy: tee shirts, voodoo stuff, alligator heads, beads.

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    Bubba Gump Shrimp Co.: Not just a restaurant

    by supercarys Updated Apr 4, 2011

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    The Bubba Gump sign

    Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. is a restaurnat with a fantastic gift shop section too. You can buy hats, shirts, mugs, pretty much anything, all themed with the Forrest Gump movie. The food is good but a bit pricey. The souvenirs are great - even just to look at. It's worth checking out if you liked the movie.

    What to buy: Buy the hat that Forrest wears in the movie (I did - great hat!)

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    Bingo Man's Cajun T-Shirts: New Orleans T-Shirts

    by Nola Updated Apr 4, 2011
    Zydeco Crawfish

    Bingo Man has the best collection of Cajun Zydeco T-Shirts and gifts and he sells them on the web at his web page. He also has New Orleans T-Shirts and gifts, the only place to get the Canal Street Brothel T-Shirt.

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    Buying Souvenirs in New Orleans: Avoid Bourbon street at all cost !!!!

    by jlanza29 Updated Mar 27, 2011

    If you must buy souvenirs....AVOID at all cost buying on Bourbon street....the prices are the highest in the city !!!! tons, and tons of stores are all over the city with much better prices !!!! Bourbon is for drinking not for shopping !!!!

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    souvenirs: cheap and expensive souvenirs

    by mindcrime Written Dec 24, 2010

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    It’s obvious from my other tips that we preferred books and vinyls instead of typical souvenirs made in china. But if you like all these useless magnets, cups or whatever things New Orleans is full of souvenir stores selling the same things with no great difference on price range from one to the other. Pic 1 shows the entrance of such a store. With so many skeletons in these stores you will have a small cemetery tour anyway! :)

    The good thing in New Orleans is that some of the touristic souvenirs are nice because they focus on skeletons and other Mardi Gras stereotypes so you may like them, even me I took a look at some tshirts showing jazz musicians…

    If you can spend some extra money you have to check the art galleries along Royal street where you can find nice paintings, small statues of jazz musicians (pic 2), crystal chandelers and many many antiques that have a lot of money

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    Laura gift shop: Laura gift shop

    by mindcrime Written Dec 24, 2010

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    If you visit Laura Plantation don’t skip the gift shop at the entrance! We visited as our tour waited for some passengers there so we gave it a try and we didn’t regret it.

    It has some nice gifts, clothes, posters, a lot of toys and dolls, prints etc

    There is a good variety of books too, I took one about Laura Plantation but they have many others, books with old Dixieland songs, books about slaves in Lousiana etc

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    Souveniers: Digger's delight Flea Market

    by meek&humble2830 Updated Jun 1, 2009
    bronze figurine of a jockey and a trainer.

    If you are the person who belongs to the " Digger's Delight " group, sad to say this flea market is not for you , the old saying of "one man's trash is another person's treasure " doesn't apply here. All the stuff sold are new , made in China and the usual things that you can buy if you walk into a grocery store or a dollar store, this ain't a flea market for me , really disappointed wasted my time walking from royal street up to here.. flea markets in new york, new jersey and philadelphia are really the best.

    What to buy: If you're ready to pay $20/pc figurine try the voodoo items.

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    Aquarium of the Americas Gift Shop: Souveniers and Cookbooks

    by grandmaR Updated Jul 20, 2005

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    Collage

    In one of the reviews of the aquarium that I read it said that there was a gift shop around every corner, but I actually only saw two - one was at the IMAX theatre and the other one at the aquarium proper.

    Note- Normally you can go into the gift shop WITHOUT going to the attraction, and that is the case here as well.

    What to buy: The items on display include cookbooks, stuffed toys and other children's play items. I didn't buy anything here

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    DDay Museum Store: On Line or In Person

    by grandmaR Written Jul 6, 2005

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    Displays in the museum shop

    Like many museums, you can shop in person or on-line at this store. The kinds of things that are available are thing like

    Apparel
    Posters and Prints
    Books
    Music
    DVD
    Patches
    Playing Cards
    Rosie The Riveter
    Yellow Ribbons
    House Wares
    Jewelry
    Toys/Models
    Collectibles
    Figurines

    What to buy: D-Day Logo Windbreaker $29.95
    Embroidered Logo Visor $13.00
    D-Day Women's Denim Jacket $49.95
    D-Day Men's Denim Jacket $55.00
    Victory Bags: Patrol Pack $16.00
    WWII Nurse Figure $17.95
    WAVES Figure $17.95
    WASP Figure $17.95

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    Alligator souvenirs: Take a bite out of New Orleans

    by pamstravels Written May 18, 2005

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    Alligator

    I am not sure what shop in the French Quarter I was in when I took this picture, but you can find Alligator souvenirs everywhere. This was the biggest one I saw on display. You can find real alligator heads from $10 - $200 depending on size in these shops, but the cheapest seemed to be in the French Market.

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  • Toulouse Royale Gifts: New Orleans To Go!

    by fobnola Updated Jan 29, 2005

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    A great store on Royal St.

    Toulouse Royale Gifts/New Orleans To Go offers a pleasant shopping experience. With their wide selection of New Orleans "stuff" and nice gift items with a New Orleans flavor, this is not your dad's souvenir store. Check it out!

    What to buy: Whether you are shopping for pralines ot hot sauce or a cool New Orleans tee, this store has somehting for everyone. Mardi Gras beads and masks , fun Voo Doo items, all the favorite New Orleans cookbooks, unique gifts, or wide selection of Jazz CDs------this store has it all!

    What to pay: Best prices in the French Quarter for anything New Orleans! Shop their store or their online site...........

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    any: Bourbon Street area

    by xanaia Written Jun 5, 2004

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    trying silly hats and wigs on...

    There are lots of small shops in the area of Bourbon Street. They sell postcards, the so famous colourful new orleans beads, all kinds of funny hats and clothes, souvenirs from the city, gothic gifts, T-shirts, everything!!!

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    Plenty of choices: Tourist Shops

    by acemj Updated Nov 23, 2002

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    There are lots of tourist shops all around the French Quarter, but the one I liked the best was Toulouse Royal Gifts. They sell all of the usual items such as shot glasses, beads, tee shirts and postcards, but the quality is a bit higher and the prices are reasonable.

    What to buy: Beads, hot sauces, Cafe Du Monde Chickory Coffee & Beignet Mix, cookbooks, Mardis Gras masks, New Orleans music, etc.

    What to pay: Check out the website for prices.

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    French Market: colorful souvenirs

    by tompt Written Nov 22, 2003

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    At the french market all sort of colorful souvenirs are for sale. Many stalls sell items used during the mardi gras. But you also use them to brighten up your home, or yourself ....

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