New Orleans - Garden, Lower Garden & Central City (PDF Chapter)

New Orleans - Garden, Lower Garden & Central City (PDF Chapter)

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This is the Garden, Lower Garden & Central City chapter from Lonely Planet’s New Or-leans guidebook.

The Garden District, Lower Garden District and Central City are three distinct neighborhoods, each offering different experiences: the Garden exudes Old Southern excess, the Lower Garden has a studenty vibe and Central City has a concentration of community activist organizations.

  • learn about the past at Lafayette Cemetery No 1, where above-ground crypts hold tragic ta-les draped with vines and spreading tree roots
  • maps
  • study BBQ, hot sauce and absinthe in the Southern Food & Beverage Museum, a temple to Southern gastronomy.
  • transport
  • wander past paintings of local musicians, political icons and Mardi Gras festivities at the Mckenna Museum of African American Art
  • restaurants & bars

Coverage includes: Neighbourhood Top Five, Local Life, Getting There & Away, Sights, Eating, Drinking & Nightlife, Entertainment, Shopping, Sports & Activities.

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