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New Orleans Garden District Grandeur

From US$35,00
Highlights
  • Discover the rich New Orleans history of the Garden District on a guided tour
  • Hear the stories and legends behind grand historical homes
  • Tour the famous Lafayette Cemetery No. 1, a valuable add-on
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New Orleans Garden District Grandeur
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Overview
New Orleans’ Garden District is best explored by strolling the oak-lined streets past grand historical homes and chic boutiques alike. A guided walking tour additionally fills you in on the neighborhood’s rich history, from Civil War sites to the famous Lafayette Cemetery No. 1, as well as contemporary hotspots beloved by locals.
What to Expect
Begin your Garden District tour at a central meeting location on Magazine Street, known for its boutique shopping and dining options. Grab a snack from a popular shop (own expense), and get started on the tour.

Walk with your guide past a series of beautiful historic homes, from the plantation-style home where Jefferson Davis died to the haunted Buckner Mansion, featured in the TV series American Horror Story. Along the way, learn about the area’s history from the Louisiana Purchase to the Civil War and up to present day.

Then, browse the shops and restaurants at The Rink, a renovated roller skating rink turned shopping center best known for its bookstore. Tour concludes with a walk through the famous Lafayette Cemetery No. 1, located near a shopping and dining district.
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Reviewed today via mobile
Very Informative

I wasn’t interested in hearing ghost stories, I wanted history and to see the city. Ren was our tour guide and he gave great information on the history of the area and some of the homes we viewed. I learned a lot and saw a...More

Thank Brent F
Reviewed today
Highly enjoyable walking tour - Grey is a terrific guide!

We have done many walking tours in cities around the world, and this Garden District tour ranks as one of our favorites. The Garden District is a lovely area -- a welcome respite from the crowds and mayhem on Bourbon Street -- and the tour...More

Thank Eric B
Reviewed yesterday
Great walking tour of NOLA garden district

A very enjoyable couple of hours spent exploring the beautiful garden district and we walked past some beautiful historical as well as celebrity homes. We also spent time in the Lafayette cemetery which was interesting just on its own. Moira, our guide was knowledgeable and...More

Thank Sandy H
Reviewed yesterday
So glad we did this!

My girlfriends and I toured the Garden District this weekend with Loki and I am so glad we did it! Loki was professional, informative, and fun! I highly recommend this tour and Loki as your guide!

2  Thank kcmckean
Reviewed 1 week ago
Historical, Entertaining, and Honestly Fun!

My mother and I took the Garden & Cemetery tour with Moira this weekend and loved it and her so much we tried to book more tours with them the same weekend only to find they were sold out, rightfully so. This tour specifically was...More

1  Thank Lauren O
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Response from Nancy W | Reviewed this property |
I think The tour was two hours. We toured with Two Chicks Walking Tour. Our guide was great. I highly recommend this company. You can call them to confirm the length of the tour. Very worthwhile
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