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Royal Street

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Address: Royal Street, New Orleans, LA 70130
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Fee: No
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This unusual shopping area is one of the city's most historic streets.

This unusual shopping area is one of the city's most historic streets.

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Another great street of the French Quarter!

Another fun street of the French Quarter, but the best part is the Royal House Oyster Bar! Stop here on a rainy ..... or sunny ..... day!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Another fun street of the French Quarter, but the best part is the Royal House Oyster Bar! Stop here on a rainy ..... or sunny ..... day!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This is the place to be. Great shops, musicians, food and not the extreme craziness of Bourbon Street.

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Orinda, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Loved strolling along this street listening to live musicians performing in the street -- clarinetist Doreen was a highlight! Lots of art galleries along the way.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The shops and sites were my favorite on Royal Street. Its a must see with any trip to New Orleans. Great look in to the culture

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Lawrence, Kansas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Multiple antique stores on Royal Street provide a great afternoon of searching for unique pieces of heirloom items. The furniture on display is the equal of any stores we have encountered.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It was my first time in New Orleans and I appreciated staying on Royal Street. It was very nice -- shops and stores were lovely and open until a reasonable hour and it was a lot of fun!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Walked the Quarter. Royal was fun. We enjoyed to design of the buildings. There are lots of shops and things to do. You get a real view of New Orleans.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Folks go to New Orleans for Bourbon Street but Royal Street is a must see. Lots of window shopping opportunities that are unique to the area that do not break the bank.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I enjoy Royal Street better than Bourbon and Decatur as there are more shops and artistry availble here. There are still some bars and restaurants, but it is a bit tamer than the streets on eother side.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great shopping for unique one of a kind items. A lot of fine art and several good eating places. Nice walking and window gazing.

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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 Quarter, brightly colored Victorian homes and businesses, famously done up with wrought-iron features, provide a distinct and immediately recognizable backdrop for all varieties of fun. At any given moment in this historic riverside setting, some of America’s finest meals are being cooked, most potent cocktails are being mixed, and most engaging music is being performed.
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