Guided tour

New Orleans: Garden District Tour

New Orleans: Garden District Tour

From $30 per person

Hear the stories of the cotton brokers and commission merchants who made their home in the Garden District.

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Duration 2 hours
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  • Marvel at the architecture of one of America's most unique neighborhoods
  • See the homes of several famous American citizens
  • Enjoy a guided walking tour through New Orleans' oldest neighborhood
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Take a walk down the streets of New Orleans earliest neighborhood and discover amazing architecture, historical landmarks, colorful characters, and fascinating stories which make New Orleans a city like no other.  Begin your tour with a stroll through one of the most unique neighborhoods in America, the Garden District. Walk by magnificent houses and gardens as you listen to stories of America's most successful citizens who have made the District their home, including authors, poets, and actors.  Pay a visit to Lafayette Cemetry, the oldest municipal cemetery in New Orleans, where you can see remarkable tombstones and discover the location where several famous movies have been shot.
  • 2-hour guided walking tour
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments

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Meeting point

New Orleans Visitors and Convention Bureau, 2020 St. Charles Avenue at The St. Andrew St. Streetcar Stop

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sun hat
  • Water
  • Weather-appropriate clothing

Not allowed

  • Pets

Know before you go

  • The City of New Orleans has closed Lafayette Cemetery No. 1 for repairs and will not reopen until the spring of 2020
  • While the cemetery is closed the tour will expand to include historical sites not normally visited
  • As part of ongoing COVID-19 virus preventative measures, this activity will now be a private experience
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Product ID: 218766