Faubourg Marigny
Faubourg Marigny
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A charming historic district of New Orleans dating back to the early 1800s.
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Ania Z
Las Vegas, NV157 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023 • Family
Beautiful area with many amazing, very colorful buildings. Quite and nice gateway from Bourbon and French District within several hundred meters from FD. Strongly recommend for a walk. Great photo shoot area.
Written August 25, 2023
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Europeadventure2012
California205 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2023
Faubourg Marigny is a neighborhood founded in the 1800's by Jean-Bernard de Marigny and features colorful Creole cottages. The neighborhood is very walkable to enjoy the quaint and unusual architecture and murals. There are some B&B's in the area, like Auld Sweet Olive, if you'd like the experience of staying in a local neighborhood . It's walking distance to Frenchmen Street where there is live music and lots of restaurant options.
Written July 2, 2023
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Kathy K
Birdsboro, PA8 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2022
We rented a house in this neighborhood. We walked a few blocks to good restaurants, Frenchmen Street for non-stop music and art, and grocery stores. While the French Quarter is a mile away, it was an easy walk. The neighborhood is picturesque with brightly painted classic New Orleans houses. People were friendly and helpful.
Written November 14, 2022
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StephenCross
Dublin, Ireland29,946 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2022 • Couples
Older area outside of the downtown area. It’s a very art and music driven area. Feels rough but actually probably quite safe.
Written February 13, 2022
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Thomas V
Oakland, CA16,509 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2021
This neighborhood would be a good place for a walking tour to see the architecture and pick up the vibe. If you can't find a guide, maybe self-guided.
Written July 18, 2021
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Leland C
28 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2021
This neighborhood of history, shot gun houses, Creole cottages, and tree lined streets is a history buffs paradise. This area was once a plantation. It's also where many of the Jazz greats lived. The houses are cute. You can walk thru this area but we found it by bus tour. It is next to the French Quarter. The area was clean, family friendly, and safe. Lots of people out walking, and enjoying the day. There are some restaurants in the area, and we would like to return at night next time we visit NOLA.
Written June 30, 2021
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Trudi H
Hutchinson Island, FL127 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2021
A nice walk to see the old historical houses of Maigny. They are in great shape and are all painted different colors. Just a nice side trip.
Written May 12, 2021
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Miles Archer
Boca Raton, FL7,172 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2021 • Solo
Interesting and colorful. I drove through the neighborhood. Very New Orleans, I'd say. Worth the time to see it.
Written January 3, 2021
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Thomas V
Oakland, CA16,509 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2020
Branch out from the French Quarter and Garden District to discover this close-in neighborhood full of life and some cool architecture. Stop at a cafe. Hang out.
Written August 17, 2020
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BorneAppetit
Indianapolis, IN169 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2019
A wonderful way to spend a few hours on a nice day is driving Marigny and Bywater to view the colorful murals and houses. Take a break mid-way at any one of a number of delicious cafes or coffee shops.
Written December 21, 2019
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