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The city of New Orleans has an international reputation for its lavish festivals and world-renowned cuisine. Annually, the Mardi Gras festival draws visitors from all over the world who book stays in New Orleans hotels and venture out for late-night festivities and parades through the city. Guests also come to the area to stay at hotels in New Orleans and visit some of its historical sites, including the French Quarter and the St. Louis Cathedral.
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New Orleans has several convention facilities for visitors, including the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center and the Pontchartrain Center.
Visitors can enjoy an authentic beignet at Cafe du Monde or have a traditional Cajun meal at Beebe's on Pontchartrain Boulevard.
Major Point of Interest
Bourbon Street is one of the most popular tourist attractions in New Orleans, featuring local establishments such as the Old Absinthe House, and Jean Lafitte's Blacksmith Shop.
In New Orleans, several of the city's streets are famous shopping districts. The art galleries on Royal Street offer wares by local artists and sculptors, while the eclectic shops and boutiques on Magazine Street feature local designs.
Football fans who stay at hotels in New Orleans can get tickets to a New Orleans Saints home game at the Louisiana Superdome in the city. Visitors who love basketball will enjoy a New Orleans Hornets professional basketball game at the New Orleans Arena.