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French Market, New Orleans

Categories: Flea Markets, Shopping
Inspirock Rating:
3.6/5 based on 1,400+ reviews on the web
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. Put French Market on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our New Orleans holiday planner.
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  • The flea market, art and shops are so much fun to walk around. If you're a tourist there are many places for souvenirs. 
  • A trip to the French Market gives one a chance to see and buy a verity of local arts and crafts. The number of vendors is very large and tourists should walk the entire market to compare quality and p...  read more »
  • Great place to grab some food, drink or souvenirs in a unique atmosphere. Under cover so even good to visit in the rain. 
  • Great place for New Orleans treasures including masls, beads, cds, spices. Definitely visit Herrera Enterprise towards the end of the market by the track side. 100% perfume oils at a great price! Try the Michelle Obama for sure! I bought that and the Burberry London scent for $24 total 💜💜
  • A nice place to go if your want to grab some cheep souvenirs. They offer deals on shirts like 4 for 20 where as in the stores your paying the same price for 1. Everything was similar and pretty cheep looking. There were a few handmade vendors, but nothing to go crazy over.
  • Great place to walk around. Food and beverage wise really good. Stands have pretty much same items can find some cute souvenirs
  • Lots of souvenir shopping. There are also a lot of eating options. I wish my group of 8 knew about the eating options earlier on our trip. It is convenient because everyone can get their own food. They have crepes, beignets, seafood, muffaletta, gumbo and a lot more. The downside is that the market closes around 5:30pm.
  • The French Market has everything, from dining, shopping, to music and sidewalk performances. The area is generally outdoors so be weather conscious. The best beignets are at Loretta's... no seriously, skip the at the famous place & go here instead.
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