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Royal Street, New Orleans

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Neighborhood Historic Walking Area
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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  • Royal street was fun it had some nice restaurants and shops. i little more calm than its "sister" bourbon. But its still a lot of fun with some good places to eat and drink  more »
  • Royal Street has a better shopping experience than all the t-shirt and hot pepper sauce shops you see down on Decatur or in the French Market area. There are more choices/selections in kitchenwares, a...  more »
  • truly the best street for food and shopping when you tire of the bars of bourbon st. usually has several street musicians or performers as well. only a block off main decatur river front street.  more »