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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

We Play For Tips

It isn't only around Jackson Square that there are musicians playing in the street. We also saw live music groups at a street fair in the uppper end of Canal Street, and on the levee. Plus this group...
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grandmaR
Jul 15, 2005

Bourbon St

• Jazz Parlor at Storyville: 125 Bourbon St. (at Iberville St.), 410-1000, every night.• Funky Pirate: 727 Bourbon St; 523-1960. Check out Big Al Carson (Blues). He is as big as your desk, if you have...
mardigras
Jan 30, 2005

Music in New Orleans

New Orleans is of course, a music Mecca. It’s here that jazz was born and also Dixieland and Zydeco, this music typically “Cajun” . Cajun is the name that the Americans gave to the Acadians, descednat...
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melissa_bel
Jul 15, 2004

Duel Piano Bar

New Orleans is the birth place of Jazz. While nowadays besides jazz, you can find all kinds of live musician and very good musican in this town. Here I come across this duel piano bar, these 2 ladies...
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vigi
Apr 22, 2004

French Quarter

Sure, it is a bit of a tourist trap but take a stroll down through the French Quarter, especially in the evening. It is fun to watch all the goings-on and listen to the music! There are all sorts of...
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Bwana_Brown
Apr 23, 2003

Make your first stop on Bourbon St., Pat O's!

Walk down Bourbon St. at night and you will experience every type of music genre imaginable. One bar will be featuring a live zydeco band, and you step next door into a heavy metal scene. New Orleans...
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Geisha_Girl
Nov 01, 2002

More than Just a Jazzy Joint

Besides the incredible cuisine, music has to be one of the biggest draws to New Orleans. The music is the pulse of the city. It doesn't matter if you can't tell the difference between Miles and...
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Geisha_Girl
Nov 01, 2002

The bars/clubs on Bourbon...

The bars/clubs on Bourbon Street are constantly thumping out great music, jazz, blues and rock and roll. Just a wonderful experience.You can come and go with or without your purchased drinks. I did...
swainwright
Aug 24, 2002

Blues clubs

Night clubs line the streets of Bourbon Street. You can hear music just pouring out on the sidewalks as you walk by.
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Kodi01
Feb 03, 2003

...street music at every...

...street music at every corner, day and night!the instruments are often unique.....maybe a wash tub turned upside down to be part of a 'string bass'
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hersheybar
Aug 24, 2002
 
 
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Things to Do Near New Orleans

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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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