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Culture of New Orleans. Places to visit - old town, temples, theaters, museums and palaces

Front of the New Orleans Museum of Art Each quarter of New Orleans is a piece of unique culture and focus of significant historical monuments and landmarks. One of the highest tourist interest districts of the city is still the French Quarter which has preserved numerous majestic mansions and palaces. The heart of the quarter is the Bourbon Street being a place of concentration of popular night entertaining establishments, restaurants and upscale hotels.
1. Touring enthusiasts should better cruise the city on foot as the most important spots of tourist interest are located in close vicinity to each other. Ladies should not wear high heels as … Open
Among other significant tourist spots of the district is the Jackson Square and the St. Louis Cathedral located in close vicinity to the square. The cathedral is one of the most impressive religious sights of the city. Its building features original architectural style and astonishing interior premises decoration. The French Market is as well located in this area. This is exactly the place to hunt various original goods.
Among other spots of tourist interest of French Quarter is the Old U.S Mint which is by now reequipped in a museum. New Orleans features numerous cultural establishments, exhibition centers and art galleries. The National World War II Museum presents an interesting collection of historical artifacts. Painting connoisseurs will love to visit the Contemporary Arts Center which regularly holds exhibitions of amateur artists, painters, sculptors and masters of photography. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
New Orleans is one of the largest cities of the United States and a popular tourist destination famous for its picturesque areas. The colonization of the territory of the modern city began … Open
The City Park hosts the New Orleans Museum of Arts which keeps a rich collection of paintings of different epochs. Among other significant city landmarks and sights ancient cemeteries named Metairie and Saint Louis are best worth mentioning. The later one is located not far from the St. Louis Cathedral. The cemeteries are of great architectural interest for tourists. But still the cemeteries keep the tombs of many prominent personalities.
Canal Streetcar, Canal and St. Charles, New Orleans The suburbs of New Orleans keep as well several significant historical objects one of which is a location named Chalmette. This was exactly the place of the battle for the city of 1815 which was leaded by Andrew Jackson. The city boasts as well numerous natural attractions as its territory hosts many of amazing parks and gardens. The city offers its guests to visit the Botanical Garden of New Orleans. The suburbs of the tourist destination offer to visit virgin wildlife preservations.
In the section below, you can get one of our excursion, activities or city discovery tours over New Orleans and surroundings. Our website offers 10-30% lower ticket prices, when compared to the offline purchase on the spot.

City tours, excursions and tickets in New Orleans and surroundings

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Map of all art museums
Art galleries in New Orleans and around
♥   Art museum 'Ogden Museum of Southern Art' New Orleans, 1.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Art museum 'New Orleans Museum of Art' New Orleans, 3.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all churches
Cathedrals and basilicas near New Orleans
♥   National Votive Shrine of Our Lady of Prompt Succor, New Orleans, 3.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Shrine of St. Ann, Metairie, 12.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Cathedral of St. Francis de Sales, Houma, 73.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Unique spots in New Orleans and near

New Orleans

From the series “Permanently Sinking Cities and Regions”
Geologies has been working in the city for a couple of years. They say that to 2100 the whole territory of the city will be 2,5 - 4 metres lower below the sea level. New Orleans goes under the water faster than other cities of the USA. From 1878 until now it is lower for 4,5 metres than it was at the time of its foundation. The city has drastically changed from the time of its foundation. Although, you can still see wonderful monuments of the colonial architecture. Unfortunately, after every impulse their number decreases. … Read further

French Quarter in New Orleans

From the series “Fabulous Nooks of the World with Striking Colorful Shades”
The French Quarter is the oldest district in New Orleans. It was founded in 1718. All the rest of districts formed along this place. After almost 200 years, this picturesque area has managed to preserve the unique architecture. Today, its guests could see the charming building with carved balconies, as well as carriages drawn by horses passing through the streets. … Read further
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Excursions over cultural sights of neighbours of New Orleans

Culture guide to New Orleans. Which fascinating sights to visit once you are in New Orleans: temples, churches, museums, theaters and castles. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) on the places 'must visit' in New Orleans. Plan your own city excursion by using this page info!
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