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A Tour of New Orleans

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Bourbon Street


Originally a high-end residential street in the center of New Orleans, Bourbon Street was named for the French Royal family, the House of Bourbon. During the early twentieth century bars and night clubs started to open on upper Bourbon Street. The many bars, night clubs, cabarets, restaurants, and souvenir shops make Bourbon Street one of the most popular attractions in New Orleans—it is crowded with thousands of people during Mardi Gras festivities.

Fun Fact: Galatoire's Restaurant, which opened in 1905, on Bourbon Street is one of New Orleans' oldest and most popular restaurants.

Photo source: Carol M. Highsmith

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