Unusual Shopping Tour in New Orleans (Self Guided), New Orleans

Sick and tired of big malls that are pretty much the same everywhere? New Orleans has a few shops to surprise you with. Whether you are looking for some interesting or weird souvenir to bring home to your friends or whether you would like to have a piece of New Orleans for yourself, the following tour will take you to the right places to find it.
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Unusual Shopping Tour in New Orleans Map

Guide Name: Unusual Shopping Tour in New Orleans
Guide Location: USA » New Orleans (See other walking tours in New Orleans)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 6
Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.4 Km or 0.9 Miles
Author: ann
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Librairie Book Shop
  • Yesteryear's
  • Hové Parfumeur
  • Vieux Carré Wine and Spirits
  • Laura's Candies
  • Gumbo Ya-Ya
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Librairie Book Shop

1) Librairie Book Shop

This book shop caters to all kinds of tastes as it has new bestsellers, old books and some rare and hard-to-find editions. Also here you will find the perfect postcard to mail to your friends.
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Yesteryear's

2) Yesteryear's

Unique, authentic, handmade feather masks represent the main specialty of the shop. The other specialty deals with well-known Louisiana historical voodoo dolls and folklore objects.

Operation Hours: Monday - Thursday: 10 am - 11 pm; Friday - Saturday: 10 am - 12 am; Sunday: 10 am - 11 pm;
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Hové Parfumeur

3) Hové Parfumeur

Known all over the world, this business has been popular ever since it opened in 1931. Scented oils, soaps, sachets, and potpourri have given Hové Parfumeur, Ltd, a worldwide reputation to live up to.

Operation Hours: Monday - Saturday: 10 am - 6 pm; Sunday: 11 am - 6 pm;
Closed: Mardi Gras Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas Day
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Vieux Carré Wine and Spirits

4) Vieux Carré Wine and Spirits

This shop specializes in exclusive wines, liquors, and beer. Vieux Carré Wine and Spirits has more than 100 brands, some of them very rare. The stock here is both imported and domestic.

Operation Hours: Monday - Saturday: 8 am - 9 pm;
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Laura's Candies

5) Laura's Candies

Laura's Candies & Creole Pralines has been around since 1913. Among its specialties are: chocolate voodoo doll, delicate chocolate pralines, creamy pralines. Here you will also find a large variety of Creole sweets.
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Gumbo Ya-Ya

6) Gumbo Ya-Ya

Here you will find a lot of souvenirs that will remind you of Louisiana and will also be of use to you every day. These souvenirs vary from logo T-shirts and hats to items with scenes from New Orleans depicted on them.

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Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.6 Km or 1 Miles
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Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.5 Km or 0.9 Miles