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French Quarter

Canal St to Esplanade Ave, Mississippi River to N Rampart St, New Orleans, LA
+1 833-218-3421
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The heart and cultural center of New Orleans is the French Quarter, a must-see for its high energy, rich history, diverse architecture, music, street performers, renowned jazz clubs, lively nightlife and the finest art galleries and restaurants in the city.
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  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Canal St to Esplanade Ave, Mississippi River to N Rampart St, New Orleans, LA
French Quarter
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Reviewed yesterday

So excited to be down there. Shopping at all the well-known places, eating at some and just experiencing the ambiance of that part of New Orleans.

Thank AlohaIslander
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I always spend hours walking around the French Quarter. There is much to see and experience in this part of New Orleans. There is an abundance of restaurants, great antique shops, a lot of local artists and street performers, Voodoo shops and paintings and drawing...More

Thank Maciej M
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

One of the historic place in New Orleans. So much history to know about this place. The French quarter itself so much to see. Full of life and happening place esp nights at bourbon street reminds of Las vegas.... We had a wonderful time spent...More

Thank sanyaiscute
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Nice place during the day. Caution after dark.Very tourist orientated. Appeared to have a large transient population.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 days ago

The French Quarter is filled with history. There are enjoyable shops and wonderful restaurants. The street performers are better than most that can be found in clubs throughout the rest of the country.

Thank ML1702
Reviewed 2 days ago

It is a cool historic area, but it does get crowded, parking is terrible, traffic is terrible, and it can be expensive, but if you're in town you must check it out. There is so much history, great food, great bars, and so much to...More

Thank Derek S
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The main reason to go to New Orleans. Best when weather is good. Went when there was a freaky cold front. Freezing rain and Snow! No one was out on the street. I'm sure it would have been more fun in warmer weather. See the...More

Thank Jayne O
Reviewed 2 days ago

Great place to shop, eat and drink. The history in the city itself is amazing the people are extremely helpful and happy.

Thank kathyharrer
Reviewed 2 days ago

Mostly stuff made in other countries. They have a few artist markets nearby, but in the "shed" of the flea market where I expected to see handmade things, I didn't see much of that but they had some good food, but expect to pay $15...More

Thank Lean B
Reviewed 2 days ago

This was our first trip to New Orleans since Hurricane Katrina. Sidewalk construction was under way on Bourbon Street, but no big deal. Very happy that Bourbon Street no longer smells like vomit. All of the fun bars are still there, great restaurants, and lots...More

Thank Linda G
French Quarter
A small and teeming network of laissez-faire living
lounged out on the balmy banks of the Mighty
Mississippi, the French Quarter has long been a port
of call for folks in search of a good time and a great
story. Perpetually inebriated Bourbon Street runs
across its midriff like a strand of cheap ribbon tied
around an otherwise rather pretty and impressively
well-kept vintage dress. Throughout the rest of the
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11 January 2018|
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Response from Redheadedlass | Reviewed this property |
Most of the NOLA is geared to adults, but you can organize a "kid-friendly" itinerary. What kind of "adult themes" are you talking about? Foodie? Drinking? Historical? Bachelor Party? Girls Getaway? Shopping?
10 January 2018|
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Response from Paulette A | Reviewed this property |
Dress is pretty casual. Usually the weather is hot and humid, but this year the cold storms have affected everyone even as far as South Florida. Just check on forecasts for the week you'll be there. We took the VIP bus tour... More
8 January 2018|
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Response from MitzinMontana1 | Reviewed this property |
Oceana grill was a great place to eat. I don't think they have a band, but the waiters will sing to you.