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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
From $45.00
 
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

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Carousel Bar in the Hotel Monteleone

If you can't afford to stay at the Monteleone Hotel on Royal St. in the French Quarter (and prices are steep), then you owe it to yourself to at least stop in for a drink at the revolving bar, known...
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jadedmuse
Aug 08, 2004

Camellia Grill

This place is beloved by locals and by my estimate, the entire Tulane and Loyola student bodies. I never missed a Saturday or Sunday morning for the chili cheese omelets (look out - they are GIGANTIC...
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jadedmuse
Aug 07, 2004

Dragon's Den

The Dragon's Den is above Siam-an excellent Thai food restaurant on Esplanade- that offers live music every night, from Rockabilly to Jazz to experimental, cheap drinks, and a balcony with a view of...
Lisa770547
Jun 21, 2003

Frenchman St

Bourbon is overpriced and dirty. Check out Frenchman St instead-1 block out of the French Quarter- follow Decatur St to Esplanade, cross over it and take the street that curves behind Check Point...
Lisa770547
Jun 21, 2003

If You're Going To See a Movie...

The Prytania Theatre, founded in the early 1900s, is the last remaining single-screen suburban theatre in Louisiana. The owners have gone through an exorbitant amount of work to bring out the unique,...
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Jmill42
Nov 16, 2002

Igor's Lounge & Bar - bar,...

Igor's Lounge & Bar - bar, pool hall, and laundromat all rolled into one. Should you get stuck doing laundry head on down to 2133 St. Charles Ave. and be entertained while you wait for your whites...
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mmcnie
Aug 26, 2002

For a great taste of nightlife...

For a great taste of nightlife and a good place to meet locals, head over to Frenchmen Street. Its a little difficult to find (and best not to try to find it at night because some of the surrounding...
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JERICO
Aug 25, 2002

Le bar 'Le bon temps roulé'. ...

Le bar 'Le bon temps roulé'. Situé à l'extérieur du Vieux Carré (4801 Magazine, on doit y aller en voiture du Carré Français), on peut y voir de très bons bands de blues. On y a vu Kermitt Ruffins...
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Yantsu
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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