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.

  • sip 25¢ martinis and savor bread pudding soufflé at ever-stylish Commander’s Palace, one of the most enjoyable ways to live like a local
  • maps
  • take a sidewalk stroll past lush lawns and stately mansions
  • transport
  • learn about the past at Lafayette Cemetery No 1, where crypts hold tragic tales
  • restaurants & bars

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

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