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French Market, New Orleans

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By visiting French Market you’re immersing yourself in a commercial history that stretches back to the 18th century. The market started as a Native American trading post, and today it covers six blocks. Shops selling everything from clothes to souvenirs are accompanied by the farmers' market and the flea market. You can also find a selection of handicrafts and artwork produced by the local artists. Don’t miss the opportunity to visit one of many cafes, restaurants, and eateries, and taste the famous Louisiana cuisine and its specialties, such as jambalaya or gumbo. If you feel adventurous, and want to give yourself a true New Orleans experience, a gator on a stick might be just the treat for you. Arrange to visit French Market and other attractions in New Orleans using our New Orleans trip planner .
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  • Open air market with crafts and art, food and trinkets. Everything New Orleans can be found here. Make time to wander around and take your time, you never know whet gems you might find.  more »
  • There must be several hundred vendors here. It was very enjoyable to walk around and find unique gifts and souvenirs. Prices seem to be negotiable, so haggling is normal. It's an open air market.  more »
  • Unless you're a rabid shopper in the mood to spend more money than you should on souvenirs, this probably won't be the highlight of your trip. Totally worth seeing, just because it's such an instituti...  more »
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