Built in the early 1790’s, this magnificent cathedral is the oldest Catholic cathedral in the U.S. that has been in continual use. Situated across the street from stately Jackson Square and located near some of New Orleans’ most beautiful and historic buildings, this much loved place of worship is a... more »
Preservation Hall is a music venue established in the early 1960’s to promote and preserve America’s unique music tradition – New Orleans Jazz. What better area for this storied hall to be located in than the French Quarter just blocks from the mighty Mississippi River and historic Jackson Square. This... more »
The National World War II Museum located in Downtown New Orleans offers an all encompassing look at the U.S. role in World War II and the veterans who fought in the four year long struggle. It focuses particularly on the Battle of Normandy and D-Day and aims to convey the... more »
One of the most famous – and colourful events in New Orleans is the annual Mardi Gras parade. It takes a lot of preparation however to pull off one of the biggest celebrations of the year, and Mardi Gras World is where all that hard work is accomplished.
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Known as the Vieux Carré or Old Square when New Orleans was founded by the French in 1718, the French Quarter was the centre of commerce and social life and formed the beginnings of the city. Today this lively and often animated neighbourhood is filled with historic buildings, European style... more »
This historic park in the French Quarter of New Orleans was the center of city life in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. Today the square is famous for its beautiful gardens and Andrew Jackson on horseback statue and offers one of the most iconic images of New Orleans. It is... more »
Situated on the banks of the Mississippi River in Downtown New Orleans and close to the iconic French Quarter, the Audubon Aquarium of the Americas is considered to be one of the finest aquariums in the U.S. Specialising in marine life from the Americas, the facility houses over ten thousand... more »