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16 Stunning Photos That Will Remind You Why Louisiana Is The Best State Louisiana

Louisiana is one of the most photogenic states in the country. From the bayous to the historical cities, there is so much to see and do. Here are 16 photos that don’t do Louisiana true justice but they’ll give you a taste of the beauty.

The Countryside

Lakeview, New Orleans, Louisiana - Photo by Bryan Quigley

Lakeview, New Orleans, Louisiana – Photo by Bryan Quigley

Dawn in Louisiana is absolutely breathtaking.

Greenwood Plantation in St. Francisville, Louisiana - Photo by Cary Jones Crawford

Greenwood Plantation in St. Francisville, Louisiana – Photo by Cary Jones Crawford

Louisiana is known for it’s gorgeous historical plantations.

Baton Rouge

Baton Rouge, Louisiana - Photo by ap0013

Baton Rouge, Louisiana – Photo by ap0013

Baton Rouge is the capital and it is truly stunning.

Baton Rouge, Louisiana - Photo by Onasill - Bil Badzo

Baton Rouge, Louisiana – Photo by Onasill – Bil Badzo

This state capitol building in Baton Rouge is an example of unique architecture.

Baton Rouge, Louisiana - Photo by F. Tronchin

Baton Rouge, Louisiana – Photo by F. Tronchin

Old government buildings still stand impressively in Baton Rouge.

New Orleans

New Orleans, Louisiana - Photo by Matthias Harbers

New Orleans, Louisiana – Photo by Matthias Harbers

New Orleans is of course the most popular city in Louisiana for many reasons. This is a shot from a good distance.

New Orleans, Louisiana - Photo by Bryan Quigley

New Orleans, Louisiana – Photo by Bryan Quigley

Jackson Square is a remarkably beautiful location in New Orleans. It marks the Battle of New Orleans when Andrew Jackson and troops defeated the British and ended The War of 1812.

New Orleans, Louisiana - Photo by Bryan Quigley

New Orleans, Louisiana – Photo by Bryan Quigley

Another perspective of Jackson Square with the Andrew Jackson statue in silhouette.

New Orleans, Louisiana - Photo by Diana Robinson

New Orleans, Louisiana – Photo by Diana Robinson

This is Exchange Alley within the French Quarter of New Orleans.

New Orleans, Lousiana - Photo by Ken Lund

New Orleans, Lousiana – Photo by Ken Lund

The famous Bourbon Street is full of great shops, bars, and restaurants.

New Orleans, Louisiana

New Orleans, Louisiana

New Orleans City Park is extraordinarily beautiful. Year-round the park holds amazing celebrations.

New Orleans City Park – Photo by AJ Schroetlin

Photo by Paul Broussard

New Orleans City Park – Photo by Paul Broussard

Peristyle, City Park Lagoon, City Park, New Orleans - Photo by Len Blanks The Peristyle, located in City Park, was built by Andry & Bendernagel in 1907, originally as a dancing pavilion. The Peristyle is a Neo-Classical structure with Ionic columns, guarded by four concrete lions. Colour infrared image taken with an IR-modified Nikon D70s.

Peristyle, City Park Lagoon, City Park, New Orleans – Photo by Len Blanks

Cemeteries

Lafayette Cemetery #1 in New Orleans, Louisiana - Photo by Kathy Hicks

Lafayette Cemetery #1 in New Orleans, Louisiana – Photo by Kathy Hicks

Above-ground cemeteries in Louisiana are awesome to venture into. They look like cities of the dead!

St. Louis Cemetery #3 in New Orleans, Louisiana - Photo by Denis Martin

St. Louis Cemetery #3 in New Orleans, Louisiana – Photo by Denis Martin

As I was saying these photos are great but there is so much more to see in Louisiana. To truly represent the beauty of Louisiana justly, it’s best if you like the When In Louisiana Facebook page.

John Newell

John Newell is a professional musician as well as student, who is currently working on his PhD in Rhetoric and Composition at The University of Washington. He is also a photographer and freelance writer.

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