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New Orleans
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
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.
Jackson Square, New Orleans
Jackson Square, the most beautiful square in New Orleans, is bordered by historic buildings such as the St. Louis Cathedral and the with beautiful lace balconies decorated Pontalba Buildings.
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.
Superdome, New Orleans
The Superdome is a huge stadium built in the 1970s. The stadium was the center of world news in 2005 when it was used as a shelter by thousands of evacuees who fled the destruction caused by hurricane Katrina.

Random New Orleans Tours & Activities
Small-Group Louisiana Plantations Tour from New Orleans, New Orleans
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New Orleans Garden District Ghost Tour, New Orleans
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French Quarter Walking Ghost Tour of New Orleans, New Orleans
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