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Royal Street, New Orleans

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One of the oldest streets in the city, Royal Street runs straight through the famous French Quarter, noted for its street performers, galleries, hotels, shops, and restaurants. Dating from the French colonial era, the street is one of the most expensive places to shop in the world, with exclusive boutiques selling designer clothes, shoes, and jewelry. Some of the finer antique shops located here sell old, rare objects once owned by European royalty. If such expensive items are out of your price range, spend a little time window-shopping along the section of the street closed to traffic every afternoon, or explore the neighborhood's restaurants and cafes, most of which offer sidewalk seating.   Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Royal Street by using our New Orleans itinerary planning app .
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  • We love cruising the stores on Royal Street every time we visit the Big Easy. The Monteleone is on Royal Street, so when we go looking for a touch of class, this is the street to be on.  more »
  • Much nicer than walking down Bourbon Street. Lots of little shops places to go shopping and takes clothes whatever. Of course the usual bars and restaurants. If you're tired of Bourbon Street just wal...  more »
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