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Bourbon Street (Rue Bourbon)

Bourbon Street (Rue Bourbon)
New Orleans, Louisiana
When New Orleans was founded in 1718, it was originally centered around the French Quarter. The city has since expanded, but "The Quarter" remains the cultural hub with Bourbon Street as one of its main attractions.

Canal Street

Canal Street
New Orleans, Louisiana
Canal Street is a major thoroughfare in the city of New Orleans, Louisiana. It is the dividing line between the older French and Spanish Colonial era city and the newer Central Business District.

French Quarter

French Quarter
New Orleans, Louisiana
The French Quarter is the oldest and most famous neighborhood in New Orleans, Louisiana. Many of the buildings date from before New Orleans became part of the United States. New Orlean's Mardi Gras celebration is centered here.

Louisiana Purchase Gardens and Zoo

Louisiana Purchase Gardens and Zoo
Monroe, Ouachita County, Louisiana, 71202
Louisiana Purchase Gardens and Zoo is an 80-acre (32 ha) zoological park that exhibits over 500 animals. There is a boat tour that allows visitors to see species that are not visible from the foot paths.

Louisiana State Capitol

Louisiana State Capitol
Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge County, Louisiana, 70802
At 450 feet (137 meters) tall, with 34 stories, it is the tallest capitol building in the United States, the tallest building in Baton Rouge, and the seventh-tallest building in Louisiana.

Mardi Gras World

Mardi Gras World
New Orleans, Louisiana, 70130
Mardi Gras World (also known as Blaine Kern's Mardi Gras World, MGW) is a tourist attraction. Guests tour the working warehouse where floats are made for Mardi Gras parades in New Orleans.

Myrtles Plantation

Myrtles Plantation
St Francisville, West Feliciana County, Louisiana, 70775
The Myrtles Plantation is an antebellum plantation. The plantation is rumored to be on top of an ancient Tunica Indian burial ground. It is currently a bed and breakfast, and offers historical and mystery tours.

Saint Louis Cemetery

Saint Louis Cemetery
New Orleans, Louisiana, 70112
Saint Louis Cemetery is the name of three Roman Catholic cemeteries in New Orleans, Louisiana. All of these graves are above-ground vaults; most were constructed in the 18th and 19th centuries.

Shreveport Municipal Memorial Auditorium

Shreveport Municipal Memorial Auditorium
Shreveport, Caddo County, Louisiana, 71101
Shreveport Municipal Memorial Auditorium is an Art Deco building constructed between 1926 and 1929 during the administration of Mayor Lee Emmett Thomas as a memorial to the servicemen of World War I.

St. Louis Cathedral

St. Louis Cathedral
New Orleans, Louisiana, 70116
The Saint Louis Cathedral is the oldest Cathedral in North America, founded as a Catholic Parish in 1720 along the Banks of the Mississippi River in New Orleans.

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Top 10 Most Popular Louisiana Landmarks

  1. Bourbon Street (Rue Bourbon)
  2. French Quarter
  3. Louisiana State Capitol
  4. St. Louis Cathedral
  5. Mardi Gras World
  6. Canal Street
  7. Myrtles Plantation
  8. Louisiana Purchase Gardens and Zoo
  9. Saint Louis Cemetery
  10. Shreveport Municipal Memorial Auditorium

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