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New Orleans
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closeThanks to its French roots and blend of different cultures, New Orleans has a distinct character which sets it apart from the rest of the country. This is manifested in its unique architecture, food and music.
Despite the devastation caused by Hurricane Katrina in 2005, the city's historic French Quarter is as lively as ever before, especially during Mardi Gras, the famous carnival celebrations that are held here each year.
Random New Orleans Highlights
Museum of Art, New Orleans
The New Orleans Museum of Art (NOMA) has a wide ranging collection of art from across the world exhibited in a magnificent early 20th century Beaux-Arts building in City Park.
Supreme Court Building, New Orleans
In the early 20th century, a block of historic houses were demolished in the French Quarter for the construction of the new Supreme Court Building, a massive Beaux-Arts structure.
Lafayette Square, New Orleans
Lafayette is a public square not far from the French Quarter bordered by several government buildings, the most impressive of which is the neoclassical Gallier Hall.
Moon Walk, New Orleans
The Moon Walk is a riverside promenade created in 1976. It's a great place for a walk along the Mississippi river where you can escape the humidity of the city while watching boats pass by.

Random New Orleans Tours & Activities
The Classic Cocktail Tour in New Orleans, New Orleans
  • Duration: 2 to 3 hours
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