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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.   Plan to visit Royal Street and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended New Orleans attractions using our New Orleans travel itinerary planner.

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  • Another fun street of the French Quarter, but the best part is the Royal House Oyster Bar! Stop here on a rainy ..... or sunny ..... day! 
  • This is the place to be. Great shops, musicians, food and not the extreme craziness of Bourbon Street. 
  • Loved strolling along this street listening to live musicians performing in the street -- clarinetist Doreen was a highlight! Lots of art galleries along the way.