About New Orleans Orientation

(New Orleans, Louisiana - LA, USA)

The parish seat in the region of the Orleans Parish, the city of New Orleans contains a population of more than 450,000 and stands in the state of Louisiana. Known for its southern charm and waterfront setting, New Orleans stands between both Lake Pontchartrain and Lake Cataouatche, and features many appealing suburban areas.

New Orleans Orientation: Layout and Directions

New Orleans is famed for its culture and cuisine, which can be experienced throughout its numerous districts. This is particularly so in the French Quarter of New Orleans, edged by Canal Street, North Rampart Street and the Esplanade Avenue. Bourbon Street stands in the French Quarter of New Orleans is famous for its high concentration of bars and lively outdoor festivals, such as the city's colorful Mardi Gras.

Standing a little down river from the French Quarter you will find a number of lively districts popular with local artists, while the northerly Treme district contains a significant black community and an impressive pedigree in the blues. Also worth noting, the Garden district lies on the southern side of the French Quarter and is home to many magnificent buildings and the Loyola and Tulane universities, while Uptown New Orleans offers an excellent range of trendy eateries and clubs.

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