These 8 great sights of New Orleans represent many cool, fun, and happy things to see in Crescent City. New Orleans Louisiana is one of the great cities of USA and the world. With its melting pot of cultures, people, architecture, cuisine, and music, New Orleans will interest pretty much anyone.
8 Great Sights of New Orleans
Arriving in New Orleans
Arriving by airplane, you will first see a Louis Armstrong statue and this gorgeous mural in the small New Orleans airport terminal. New Orleans is considered the birthplace of jazz and naming the airport after Louis Armstrong pays homage to one of Crescent City’s most famous citizens.
Getting Around New Orleans
One way to get around New Orleans is the efficient trolley. Notice that it is clean, empty (probably not on Mardi Gras!), and frequent (two oncoming cars).
New Orleans Saints
New Orleans pride is everywhere. And New Orleans Saints pride is everywhere in Crescent City. Who Dat gonna beat dem Saints?
New Orleans Style
New Orleans style is also prevalent. How about this for your next Christmas tree?
Voodoo Culture in New Orleans
This is one of the three possible burial locations of Marie Laveau, the voodoo queen. The 3 x’s indicate someone has placed an offering and requested something (usually a love spell). The 3 x’s are circled when the request is granted.
Celebrities in New Orleans
This burial site is owned by Nicholas Cage, one of many celebrities, authors, and famous people who have an affinity for New Orleans Louisiana.
St. Louis Cathedral in New Orleans
New Orleans has the oldest cathedral in North America. Party today and atone tomorrow.
New Orleans Porches
Throughout the French Quarter, porches are adorned with elaborate iron work and decorated with plants. On Mardi Gras, Sugar Bowl and Super Bowl, and other party dates, find the porches filled with beads—and partiers!
What are some of your favorite sights of New Orleans?
See also our favorite New Orleans day trips.