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All reviews great neighborhood frenchman street french quarter shotgun houses elysian fields quiet neighborhood creole cottages interesting architecture live music real nola great music mississippi river clubs homes bars claude gentrification
It's got the character of Treme and Frenchmen St is the best blocks in NOLA for live music. Still has a walking culture and the most obnoxious of the tourists don't tend to make it there. You can't go wrong.
If there's a "quiet busy" part of New Orleans, this neighborhood is it. Situated a little bit away from the loud and obnoxious part of NOLA, this area had several music clubs, record stores, and interesting people around on the streets. Also, you can find...More
Difficult to better Taylor B’s comprehensive description below and better just to second his comments that this is an interesting part of New Orleans to explore, especially as it tends to be quieter than the French Quarter but contains interesting architecture in the French and...More
Faubourg Marigny is an understated neighborhood in New Orleans that isn't as celebrated as the French Quarter or the Garden District. Bounded by North Rampert Street and St. Claude Avenue to the north, Press Street to the east, the Mississippi River to the south and...More
We stayed in a Sunburst Inn on Mandeville Street, walked around admiring the varied housing stock, a treat for the eye. A real neighborhood. The information lady at the airport when she learned where we were staying, was anxious for our safety, ditto the Lyft...More
We stayed at a B&B (Auld Sweet Olive, see my review), which was lovely. Faubourg Marigny is outside of the French Quarter, but close enough to great music and good restaurants, with the benefit of a quieter, calmer vibe.
We stayed there for 4 days to visit family. The rental was close by them but also a short walk (.7 miles) to the quarter so it worked out well. The Fry N Pies and Gene's Po'boys were great food at a better price than...More
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The Marigny borders the French Quarter with the line being Esplanade Ave. It extends across Elysian Fields until Press St where The Bywater neighborhood begins. Bound by St. Claude Ave, the Miss river, Esplanade Ave and... More
The Marigny borders the French Quarter with the line being Esplanade Ave. It extends across Elysian Fields until Press St where The Bywater neighborhood begins. Bound by St. Claude Ave, the Miss river, Esplanade Ave and Press St.