20 Famous Landmarks in Louisiana You Must Visit Story

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Introduction

20 Famous Landmarks in Louisiana You Must Visit Story

Mardi Gras and the New Orleans French Quarter might be famous landmarks in Louisiana; however...

Landmark 1

The Whitney Plantation

First built in 1803, the Whitney Plantation is one of the many historical landmarks in...

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Landmark 2

The New Orleans French Quarter

The French Quarter is part of the quintessential New Orleans experience. If you're a fan...

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Landmark 3

USS KIDD Veterans Museum

The USS KIDD Veterans Museum is one of the most historically and culturally significant sites...

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Landmark 4

St. Augustine Church

While perhaps not one of the most famous places in Louisiana, the St. Augustine Church...

Landmark 5

The Shreveport Municipal Auditorium

Constructed in the mid-late 1920s, the Shreveport Municipal Auditorium has become the state's most famous...

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Landmark 6

Mardi Gras World

Mardi Gras has been mentioned a few times on this list already, but the famous...

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Landmark 7

The New Orleans Museum of Art

Opening in 1911, the New Orleans Museum of Art (also known as NOMA) has been...

Landmark 8

The Natchitoches Historic District

The entire city of Natchitoches, Louisiana, is worth a visit, but you need to make...

Landmark 9

The Mississippi River

While not exclusive to Louisiana, the state does get to boast of being the spot...

Landmark 10

Louisiana's Old State Capitol

In 1845, the Louisiana state capitol moved from New Orleans to Baton Rouge, leaving behind...

Landmark 11

The Louisiana State Museum

The Louisiana State Museum is unlike most other museums you might have encountered. Rather than...

Landmark 12

The Louisiana State Capitol

The Louisiana State Capitol is where the state government does its work. Located in downtown...

Landmark 13

Longfellow-Evangeline State Historic Site

The Longfellow-Evangeline State Historic Site has become synonymous with showcasing the cultural diversity of the...

Landmark 14

The National WWII Museum

If you find yourself in New Orleans with your kids and you're looking for something...

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Landmark 15

Fort Jackson

Once essential for defending Louisiana's coastline, Fort Jackson is now one of the most popular...

Landmark 16

Fontainebleau State Park

Once a sugar plantation, the Fontainebleau State Park is now a nearly 3,000-acre expanse of...

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Landmark 17

Louisiana's Cajun Bayou

You can't visit Louisiana without getting an introduction to the Cajun lifestyle and culture, and...

Landmark 18

Jackson Square

Jackson Square is a 2.5-acre park located in front of the Saint Louis Cathedral in...

Landmark 19

New Orleans Pharmacy Museum

Established circa 1823, the New Orleans Pharmacy Museum is on the National Register of Historic...

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Landmark 20

Audubon State Historic Site

The Audubon State Historic Site rounds out this list as being the perfect mix of...

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Conclusion

In Summary

Louisiana is one of America's states with the richest and most diverse history and culture...

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