"French Quarter is FULL of hustlers" Betcha I can tell ya where ya got dem shoes! Tip by notoriousnola

The french quarter is full of people trying to scam you. Be aware of people saying they bet they can tell you where you got your shoes, or how to spell your last name. Simply WALK AWAY, it's not rude. If someone is trying to mug you dont resist, give them what they want. Some tourists are killed when they refuse offers. Keep in well lit tourist areas and even the french quarter is safe until you reach rampart, and thats when it gets rough.

Unique Suggestions: Don't take any bets, watch you wallet and ignore beggers.

Fun Alternatives: Uptown and Magazine street are great to get away from the tourist trap, lots of shopping, bars store and food!

Review Helpfulness: 2.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Nov 1, 2004
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