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Three Hour City Tour of New Orleans
"Your tour begins when you pass through the French Quarter and travel past the mansions along Esplanade Avenue on your way to a stop in City Park where you can visit the Morning Call Cafe' for coffee and beignets or view the Besthoff Sculpture Garden. In addition you will see the Ninth Ward a neighborhood devastated by Hurricane Katrina. View the Garden District with it's vast mansions that line pristine boulevards the Warehouse District Faubourg Treme- one of the oldest African American neighborhoods in the country dating back to the 1700's pass through the area formerly known as the American Sector
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Haunted Cemetery Tour
"This walking tour will depart from P.J.'s Coffee House conveniently located at 630 Chartres Street in the historic Upper Pontalba Building just off Jackson Square. Your guide will lead you through the old French Quarter during the first half of the tour stopping at various historical locations to explain the unique history of New Orleans. You will learn about the history the hauntings and the unique burial practices that make St. Louis No. 1 so unique. After a leisurely 7-block stroll the tour will take a break at the Basin St. Visitor's Center
From $25.00
 
French Quarter History and Legends Tour
"Join us for a two hour morning history stroll through the French Quarter. We will walk the narrow streets of the oldest parts of the city visiting the longest surviving buildings and sharing the most interesting and most famous stories of our h the riverfront that was the lifeblood of the City and visit nationally recognized landmarks like Madame John’s Legacy Napoleon House Lafite’s Blacksmith Shop and more.  See the oldest buildings from the original French settlement built well before the American Revolution. Here a thriving colony existed creating a unique mix of French and Spanish architecture food from ingredients around the world
From $19.00

Jazz

Not surprisingly, New Orleans has great jazz. Its played all over, in bars and nightclubs, sidewalk cafes and even streetside by performers. Sitting in the French Market Cafe on a sunny Sunday...
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goingsolo
Mar 24, 2003

French Quarter. A very spesial...

French Quarter. A very spesial place. Famous for restaurants and atmosphere. A must. Preservation Hall is a small jazzclub with very good performers. The place where Louis Amstrong started. Very...
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norway
Aug 24, 2002

Stop by the French Quarter,...

Stop by the French Quarter, take a walk in the streets and stop in one of those bars with live music. Day or night, your trip will be followed by Jazz. I remember that all family playing Jazz: from...
Jane98
Aug 24, 2002

Hula Mae's Tropic Wash

This laundrette at 838 North Rampart is the former site of Cosimo Matassa's J&M Recording studio way back when. The plaque you see next to the entrance reads:First Recording Studio Of Cosimo...
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Virtuous_Tourist
Nov 25, 2003

Mmm , seafood ! Any restaraunt...

Mmm , seafood ! Any restaraunt . French Quarter , drink a Hurricane , eat crawfish , go to voodoo woman , Acme Oyster House , Abita Beer , Bourbon Street , Audobon Zoo , Bucktown , Magazine District ,...
Luthorkeeper
Sep 08, 2002

Birthplace of Jazz

The birthplace of Jazz is where the modern Holiday Inn now stands. the huge clarinet painted on the wall is a reminder of that.
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Bregman
Apr 11, 2005

It may be difficult to see in...

It may be difficult to see in the poor resolution of this photo, but this shop caters to funerals and jazz, a not too out of the ordinary combination for New Orleans.
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Kentbein
Aug 24, 2002
 
 
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Our Lady of Guadalupe

This small chapel was built in 1826, which makes it the oldest chuch still standing in the city. It was built close to St. Louis Cemetery No. 1, just outside of the French Quarter, at the peak of the...
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Wax Museum

Visited the Musee Conti Wax Museum which contains wax sculptures that chronicle the history of New Orleans. The attached picture is of Madame LaLaurie torturing her slaves in the attic of the...
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French Quarter Walking Tour

The Le Monde Creole tour in the French Quarter is excellent. They take you into several private courtyards in the quarter. This tour costs a little more but is worth it to get into the courtyards. The...
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Superdome

the superdome sports arena is home to the new orleans saints NFL football team and the annual sugarbowl college football bowl game. the superdome also hosts rock concerts and other events through out...
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1850 House - Louisiana State Museum

While you're walking around Jackson Square you'll see the 1850 House which is apart of the Louisiana State Museums. "The Upper and Lower Pontalba Buildings, which line the St. Ann and St. Peter...
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Pharmacy Museum

Before 1804, the field of pharmacy was unregulated. The only requirement was a six-month apprenticeship, after which time the person could make and sell medicines unhampered by any laws or agencies....
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