New Orleans is the largest metropolitan area and city in Louisiana, USA. With his location on the banks of the Mississippi River, New Orleans is also a major USA port. New Orleans had got his name after the Duke of Orleans who was established by French colonists in 18th century.
In New Orleans you will find a blossoming culture and the roots of jazz unlike anything else in USA. ID you like to see more statistic information`s about this amazing town you can open Wikipedia and Wikitravel sites.
New Orleans is a melting pot of cultures
Heading to New Orleans is a bit like traveling to another country. He is one of the oldest cities in USA. Let me suggest to you some places to visit and see in New Orleans. Mardi Gras Carnival takes place each February where millions people take part in to see color and variety of masks. French Quarter is one of the most famous neighborhoods of America.
Enjoy the historic architecture, Jazz, clubs and restaurants. St. Louis Cathedral is a national historic monument. Taste the local food what is combination of various cuisine’s from around the world with unique delicacy Crawfish Boil. St. Louis Cemetery is a historic cemetery constructed in the 18th century. Don`t miss to take ride in Streetcars who are one of the oldest street railways in the world. Natchez Steamboat on river Mississippi is another great way to take a tour of New Orleans.
National World War II Museum is place where you can see part of great American history. Find time to spend splendid day Audubon Park, Audubon Aquarium and Audubon Zoo. The Superdome is biggest covered structure in the world. And all time in New Orleans you will hear “Jazz”, the most popular music for that town.
New Orleans has cultural influences from France, Brazil, Africa and the Deep South. It`s city mix with Dixieland jazz, Catholicism, Cajun zydeco and Voodoo. All of these make New Orleans one of the most popular and lively destinations in the USA. Make good plan on your list what to visit from long list of attractions.
Here is some more attractions that you need to visit and see on your next holiday in New Orleans: Jackson Square, Immaculate Conception Church, City Park, The Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden at NOMA, Jazz and Heritage Festival, Oak Alley Plantation, Mercedes Benz Superdome, New Orleans Museum of Art, Botanical Garden, Historic New Orleans Collection, Saenger Theatre and for more of this endless list just visit TripAdvisor site.