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The Moon Walk

New Orleans French Quarter Orleans Parish

Cross to the levy from Jackson Square for the best and most intimate view of the river...a set of steps officially called "batture." Most locals refer to this popular resting spot as The Moonwalk due to the nickname of the former mayor who made the site possible. Sit on the steps and reflect on the might of the Mississippi river as it rolls on by carrying ships, barges, paddlewheelers, and sometimes even tall sailboats.