Visit the World's Most Famous Streets

By Condé Nast Traveler - 2014-03-24T16:47:28Z

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Bourbon Street

New Orleans

This pedestrian-friendly stretch of the Big Easy has an apt reputation as the city’s booziest, thanks to its late-night bars, burlesques and bead-wearing Mardi Gras partiers. But Bourbon Street is actually an English translation of Calle de Borbon, christened by the Spanish back in the 18th century, and renamed along with other landmarks in the city following the Louisiana Purchase.

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