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Top Reasons To Go

Ogle awesome architecture: View antebellum homes built during New Orleans's most prosperous era by renowned architects, including Henry Howard, Lewis E. Reynolds, William Freret, and Samuel Jamison.

Shop locally: Browse through colorful vintage and antiques shops for one-of-a-kind accessories, costumes, and keepsakes.

Feast on Magazine Street: Pick from a variety of restaurants, from French bistros to those offering Japanese and Mediterranean food.

Check out local art: Peruse fine and funky jewelry and design at the galleries on Magazine Street. Or visit Garden District Gallery, a relative newcomer across from Commander's Palace, featuring gorgeous work by local artists.

Take in some history: View the aboveground tombs at Lafayette Cemetery No. 1, in continual use since 1833 and arguably one of the most beautiful in the city.

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