"Shopping near the riverwalk" Riverwalk Marketplace - CLOSED Tip by Rude_boy22

The Riverwalk and the surrounding area was extensively rennovated for the World's Fair during the early eighties (my memory of which is very vague, for I was only a few years old when it happened). There are great fountains and stores dotting the waterfront, and there is an awesome view of the mighty Mississip through the glass windows of the main riverwalk shopping center. It is a very touristy area, but still worth the visit.

Directions: From the French Quarter: Walk to the river, turn right. Walk along Woldenberg Riverfront Park, past the Aquarium of the Americas onto Riverwalk's Spanish Plaza or head for Canal Street, go towards the

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  • Updated Aug 24, 2002
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