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French Market in New Orleans, Louisiana

 
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Distance from city center: 2.2mi
tibi60's pictureby tibi60 Sightseeing travel tip
added on the 27th of August, 2010
If you want to have a taste of the genuine New Orleans, just visit the colourful French Market, which occupies a couple pf blocks of the French Quarter.

This is the oldest public market in America, established in the 18th centuries, and it is still going strong. The area is somewhat quieter than the rest o the quarter, but there are tons of great restaurants, some interesting shops, venues, cafes, a flea market and a farmers market.You can get some great local dishes at the farmer's market.

Address:
St Peter St, New Orleans, LA 70119, USA

On the web:
http://www.frenchmarket.org/

 
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