New Orleans Sightseeing

Voodoo in the Bywater

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Detailed listings of attractions are mentioned in the Districts sections listed above. Highlights include:

  • Historic architecture in neighborhoods

  • * Ornate colonial French and Spanish in the French Quarter, Faubourg Marigny, Bywater and Tremé

  • * Victorian mansions Uptown and other historic architecture citywide

  • Historic cemeteries are in the Uptown, Tremé, and Mid-City areas

  • the Superdome & Smoothie King Arena, in the Central Business District

  • Museums and Aquarium, Central Business District

  • Audubon Zoo in the Audubon & University District

  • New Orleans Museum of Art and City Park in Mid-City

  • the Mississippi River - great views from the French Quarter, the Algiers ferry, and the Audubon Zoo "Butterfly" park Uptown

  • St. Louis Cathedral. Holds regular celebrations of the Catholic Mass
  • Special interests

    Childrens' attractions

    Aquarium of the Americas

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  • New Orleans with children
    Some top children and family friendly attractions in New Orleans include:

  • Audubon Zoo, Audubon & University District

  • Aquarium of the Americas, French Quarter

  • Louisiana Children's Museum, Central Business District

  • Storyland Amusement Park, City Park, Mid-City

  • Streetcar rides—many children from cities without trams find riding on an old streetcar an interesting novelty in itself—and parents can enjoy the scenery and historic architecture.
  • Related

    Occult and Voodoo destinations

    French Quarter

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  • Tomb of Voodoo Queen Marie Laveau in St. Louis Cemetery #1, Treme

  • Alombrados Encampment. The hosts the Gnostic Mass and frequent classes on Magick; Bywater

  • Island of Salvation Botanica. Distributes Voodoo goods and holds Voodoo ceremonies in the Marigny

  • Esoterica. Supplies wares, herbs, and oils in the French Quarter.
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    Formerly the "D-Day Museum". Exhibits on the United States in World War II, both on the battlefronts and the home front.

     

    The National WWII Museum

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    A symbol of New Orleans, this is the oldest Roman Catholic Cathedral in the United States and has a giant statue of the Virgin Mary with ...

     

    St. Louis Cathedral

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    Old U.S. Mint

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    Coins haven't been minted in New Orleans for decades, so the building is now a museum, with the minting process downstairs and the world'...

     

    Old U.S. Mint

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    Only aquarium in New Orleans and conveniently located in the French Quarter. Features aquarium, and an IMAX theatre. 10a-5p daily.

     

    Aquarium of the Americas

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    Worth a visit for art lovers; the art of this fine museum was fortunately high enough to escape the flood.

     

    New Orleans Museum of Art

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    In the historic Old Customs House Building.

     

    Audubon Insectarium

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    The Audubon Zoo is a zoo located in New Orleans, Louisiana. It is part of the Audubon Nature Institute which also manages the Aquarium of...

     

    Audubon Zoo

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    Colonial church offices, now another museum, including a New Orleans Mardi Gras display.

     

    The Presbytere

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    Includes historic Congo Square, and statues of early jazz greats Louis Armstrong, Sidney Bechet, and Buddy Bolden.

     

    Louis Armstrong Park

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    The old town square, often live music is going on here, as well as street corner painters and tarot readers. Around the square are:.

     

    Jackson Square

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    Completed in 1752, open for tours.

     

    Old Ursuline Convent

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    Ogden Museum of Southern Art

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    This cemetery is just outside of Mid-City by most definitions, but is only a short drive from this neighborhood or a 5 minute walk from t...

     

    Metairie Cemetery

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    Piano bar towards the end of the touristy part of Bourbon Street, lit entirely by candlelight.

     

    Lafitte's Blacksmith Shop

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    Tipitina's

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    Legendary Uptown music club with great local and national talent.

     

    Tipitina's

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    Audubon Park is a city park located in the Uptown neighborhood of New Orleans, Louisiana in the United States.

     

    Audubon Park

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    4 story brick apartment buildings have specialty shops, restaurants, and a tourist information office on the ground floors.

     

    Pontalba Buildings

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    It is the sixth-largest port in the United States based on volume of cargo handled, second-largest in the state after the Port of South L...

     

    Port of New Orleans

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    City Park

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    City Park, a 1,300 acre public park in New Orleans, Louisiana, is the 6th-largest and 7th-most-visited urban public park in the United St...

     

    City Park

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    The Crescent City Connection formerly the Greater New Orleans Bridge (GNO), refers to twin cantilever bridges that carry U.S.

     

    Crescent City Connection

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