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Sightseeing in New Orleans - what to see. Complete travel guide

St. Louis Cathedral, New Orleans 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 in the middle of the 17th century, when this place was occupied by French settlers. French influence and impact can be felt in this city even nowadays. That is why New Orleans is sometimes called the "Paris of the New World."
In New Orleans, tourists can have fun day and night, and vacationers with children will find many interesting things to do. The city has several great amusement parks, including the … Open
The old part of the city is known as the French Quarter. You will find numerous old buildings here. One of the oldest places of interest in New Orleans is Saint-Louis cemetery. Its history is connected with numerous legends. According to one of them the famous voodoo queen Marie Laveau is buried at this cemetery. Since that time the cemetery has got the evil fame, so walking through it alone is strongly not recommended.
The central street of the city is called Bourbon Street and is located in the heart of the French Quarter. Here you will find best cafes and restaurants, numerous gift shops and stores. The bridge across Lake Pontchartrain is the best-known construction of modern architects. Its length estimates 38.5 km, so the bridge is considered the longest one of its kind. Copyright
New Orleans is a real paradise for gastronomy tourism admirers. The city offers more than a thousand of restaurants and cafes, bars and eateries which are daily visited by thousands of local … Open
The new part of town will also entertain you with its numerous interesting places. It is recommended to visit the new Zoo and Audubon Park, attend the business district of New Orleans with its unique office buildings made of glass, and walk through the picturesque St. Charles Avenue and Desire Street. Among the cultural activities we suggest visiting an excursion to the Museum of Louisiana and New Orleans Museum of Art, which traditionally host exciting exhibition.
Church and General Lee The city has the great National WWII Museum, which displays a rich collection of historical and military artifacts. Here you can see some of the rare weapons that were used by the United States during the war. One of the most unusual and interesting is the collection of military aircraft models.
The city of New Orleans has a great many of symbols and unique cultural traditions and customs. These are reflected in local gastronomy, folk music, art and original ethnic fests and … Open
In the very heart of the historic quarter is the Jackson Square Park, which has the status of a historical landmark. The park's main decoration is the sculpture of General Andrew Jackson. Next to the park is a beautiful religious structure - the Cathedral-Basilica of Saint Louis.
Front of the New Orleans Museum of Art There is also an important architectural landmark - the Town Hall building dating back to 1795. Today, the unique ancient building is a landmark of national importance. The building has repeatedly changed its status over the years. The very first city council meeting took place in this building in 1799, and later it becomes the Louisiana Supreme Court building. Today, the Town Hall houses the Louisiana State Museum with a rich collection of historical and art exhibits within its walls.
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 … Open
One of the most beautiful places in the city is the charming City Park. The area of the park covering more than 1,300 hectares accommodates a small Botanical Garden and the Museum of Art. Old sculptures installed in the garden are of particular tourist interest. In addition, there are many playgrounds and all kinds of rides for small children. The park has a huge historical value, as here you can find a small oak grove with 800-year-old trees growing here.
Canal Streetcar, Canal and St. Charles, New Orleans Many travelers know New Orleans as a place where the annual Mardi Gras Festival is held. Every year the city plunges into a unique atmosphere of fun and extravaganza for several days. Guests of the festival are happy to watch bright costumed processions, performances of street artists dedicated to modern culture, and, of course, to try many national specialties.
After historical destinations exploration new Orleans invites its guests to visit numerous entertaining establishments. There is a marvelous zoological garden named Audubon which has created … Open
On the New Orleans' waterfront, you'll find the Audubon Aquarium of the Americas, which is housed in a beautiful modern building. The aquarium is famous for its rich collection of marine inhabitants and holding informative excursions for adults and children of various ages.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in New Orleans and surroundings

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Map of all shopping areas
Shopping streets in New Orleans
♥   Shopping area ' Canal Street' New Orleans, 1.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Shopping area ' Royal Street' New Orleans, 3.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Shopping area ' Magazine Street' New Orleans, 3.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all parks
National and city parks around New Orleans
♥   State Park 'Bayou Segnette' , 9.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   State Park 'Fontainebleau State Park District I' , 42.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   State Park 'Fairview Riverside' , 50.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   State Park 'Tickfaw' , 72.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   State Park 'Grand Isle' , 78.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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

Sights around New Orleans from our guide 'Extreme places on Earth'

Lake Pontchartrain Causeway

From the series “The Longest Bridges in the World”
The bridge became a good alternative to the ferry service. Now the journey from the north to the south shore of the lake takes about 50 minutes. It must be noted that the ride over the bridge since the opening is chargeable. The money is spent to maintain the technical reliability of the construction. Apart from its impressive size, the Dam Bridge also has an interesting feature. Louisiana state is characterized by the harsh climate and regularly suffers from the natural catastrophes that literally pass the bridge. In the course of their conversation there were several hurricanes, but the construction was never severely damaged. … Read further

Jazzland Theme Park

From the series “Deserted Places Causing the Feeling of Chill”
Toys and souvenirs scattered everywhere, shops with T-shirts and Coca-Cola cups, mud-covered cafe tables and soda vending machines with broken windows - these are the main components of the unique environment the ruined park. To the delight of many tourists who like to walk around the abandoned places, Jazzland area of ​​the park is not guarded, so everyone can walk here and take pictures. Every year, ​​the park is increasingly turning into a swampy area. It is already difficult to walk in some remote parts of the place. … Read further
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Sightseeing in regions nearby New Orleans

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