30 Landmarks in New Orleans, Louisiana, to Visit Visual Story

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30 Landmarks in New Orleans, Louisiana, to Visit Visual Story

There are dozens of landmarks in New Orleans, Louisiana, worth visiting. To help narrow down...

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Famous Landmarks in New Orleans

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BK Historic House and Gardens

Also known as the Beauregard-Keyes House, this historic New Orleans museum helps preserve the history...

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Congo Square

Congo Square's significance during the city's pre-Civil War era has made it one of the...

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Marie Laveau House of Voodoo

The Marie Laveau House of Voodoo is, perhaps, one of the most underrated buildings along...

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New Orleans City Park

Spanning 1,300 acres, this massive green space is one of the most-visited urban parks in...

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Old Ursuline Convent Museum

During the 18th century, the New Orleans Ursuline Convent was created by Louisiana Governor √Čtienne...

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The National WWII Museum

Opened in 2000, the National WWII Museum is located just outside the city's Central Business...

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The Historic New Orleans Collection

Also known by its abbreviation, THNOC, this museum aims to educate visitors about the history...

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New Orleans Jazz Museum

The New Orleans nickname, the Birthplace of Jazz, exists for a reason! It's believed the...

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New Orleans Museum of Art

Housing over 40,000 pieces in its 46-exhibit facility, this Louisiana landmark is the New Orleans...

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Mardi Gras World

The Mardi Gras Parade is perhaps the city's most well-known event. In fact, the timing...

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Hotel Monteleone

Hotel Monteleone in New Orleans has long been one of the most popular places for...

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New Orleans African American Museum

The New Orleans African American Museum aims to preserve the stories of the countless men...

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New Orleans Historical Sites

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New Orleans Pharmacy Museum

Over the years, this apothecary has become a beloved New Orleans landmark. Initially the place...

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Longue Vue House & Gardens

The Longue Vue House & Gardens are the work of famed landscape artist Ellen Biddle...

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Louisiana Supreme Court

First convening in 1813, Louisiana's Supreme Court has a long history of overseeing the state's...

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Lafitte's Blacksmith Shop

Nestled on the corner between St. Philip and Bourbon Street, Lafitte's Blacksmith Shop is one...

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St. Louis Cathedral

It's a commonly known Louisiana fact that the New Orleans French Quarter is one of...

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Preservation Hall

Since 1961, New Orleans' Preservation Hall has been one of, if not the most famous...

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Louisiana State Museum

In a state with as diverse a history as Louisiana, a state museum can't just...

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Monuments in New Orleans

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Jackson Square

Formerly known as Place d'Armes, Jackson Square is an open area park that gained notoriety...

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Saint Louis Cemetery No. 1

To fully absorb New Orleans' history, you need to visit the city's cemeteries. Typically made...

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New Orleans Jazz National Historical Park

Created in 1994, the New Orleans Jazz National Historical Park honors the evolution jazz music...

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Lafayette Cemetery No. 1

Founded in 1833 in the New Orleans Garden District, Lafayette Cemetery No. 1 is a...

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New Orleans Buildings

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The Sazerac House

New Orleans is famous for many things, one of which is its Sazerac cocktail, traditionally...

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House of Broel

While on St. Charles Avenue, it's hard to miss the House of Broel, affectionately dubbed...

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Lalaurie Mansion

Considered one of New Orleans' most haunted places, the LaLaurie Mansion has an infamous past...

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The Cabildo

Louisiana is often associated with France's colonies in the Americas, but it was under Spanish...

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Degas House

Edgar Degas is considered one of the most influential artists of the 19th-century Impressionism Movement...

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Gallier House

The Gallier House gets its name from its designer, James Gallier Jr., a prominent local...

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Pontalba Buildings

The Pontalba Buildings have become an instantly recognizable landmark in New Orleans. They're most notable...

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