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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

Bourbon St. Tips (23)

Three drinks for the price of one? Really?

You’ll see this gimmick everywhere on Rue Bourbon and in the French Quarter, but don’t be a sucker and fall for it! Yes you do have to pay for one of the drinks, but it cost the price of all three...
Uniqlo
Mar 06, 2004

Show your tittts! Show your tittts! Go to jail!

It is illegal to show your stuff on the streets kids. I know first had when the phone in my room rang and a hystiracal girl on the other end demands I go to the pookie at 3am cause her boyfriend is in...
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LolaSanFrancisco
Feb 15, 2004

The strip clubs! We went to...

The strip clubs! We went to Love Acts (I think is what it was called), a men and women strip club. It was $2 to get in, but you get $2 off your drink (one drink minimum). We already had drinks, so we...
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SinKitty
Feb 13, 2004

Bourbon Street

Most locals try to avoid Bourbon Street . Its a pretty smelly street with expensive drinks and scam artists. The rest of the French Quarter is great though. . Eat a muffalatta or a po- boy sandwich....
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brookdreamsoftravel
Jan 31, 2004

Bourbon Street - Overrated!

There is nothing special about Bourbon St. Its been made famous by the Mardi Gras parade held in February. If you want to catch a few drinks stumble through once or twice but New Orleans has so much...
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tafurojo
Dec 27, 2003

It's only a tourist trap if you make it one!

Bourbon Street is a must see - no doubt. It only becomes a tourist trap if you spend you ENTIRE trip there and don't get to experience any of the wonderful things within (and outside of) the Quarter....
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moirholj
Dec 06, 2003

Frozen Drinks

Along Bourbon Street you will find many places selling frozen drinks in all kinds of flavors. I recall the price was around $5 for a small one. But it really wasn't that good, the flavor was...
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nicolettart
Jun 18, 2003

The French Quarter and Bourbon...

The French Quarter and Bourbon Street.... tourists, tourists, tourists... I think those are mainly the people here that are drinking and partying, but I could be wrong. Anyway, there are bead shops...
dzni
Aug 26, 2002

Bourbon Street!!! Everyone...

Bourbon Street!!! Everyone must experience it and decide for themselves whether they like it. I enjoy wild times and partying till the sun rises, but Bourbon Street just isn't my scene. It's like a...
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static1
Aug 25, 2002

Almost ANY restaurant actually...

Almost ANY restaurant actually on Bourbon St. For Example, Patout's has pretty good fried alligator and spinach & artichoke dip, but the wait staff tend to bug you for tips... other restaurants on...
Randyo2
Aug 24, 2002

Bourboun Street is definitely...

Bourboun Street is definitely a must see/do/experience, but go a few streets south and it it a little calmer, and still stuff to see/do/experience without the combination puke/urine/beer smell =) ...
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melemeday
Aug 25, 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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