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New Orleans Garden District Walking Tour Including Lafayette Cemetery No. 1

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Overview
Go back in time while exploring the Garden District during this walking tour. Listen to the stories and legends of the city and view the above-ground crypts and graves in Lafayette Cemetery from outside the gate. Stroll through beautiful streets lined with old Southern homes as you hear the history of the Garden District. Get insider tips from your guide on the best places to eat, drink, and be merry.
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You'll start at
1427 Washington Ave
1427 Washington Ave, New Orleans, LA 70130, USAMeet across the street from 1427 WASHINGTON AVENUE at the gates of the Lafayette Cemetery #1. Your guide will be wearing a GREEN SHIRT with the TOURS by STEVEN logo. We also end our tour nearby.
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  • 1
    Garden District
    Stop: 60 minutes -
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  • 2
    Lafayette Cemetery No.1
    Stop: 20 minutes - Admission excluded
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You'll end at
1427 Washington Ave
1427 Washington Ave, New Orleans, LA 70130, USAMeet across the street from 1427 WASHINGTON AVENUE at the gates of the Lafayette Cemetery #1. Your guide will be wearing a GREEN SHIRT with the TOURS by STEVEN logo. We also end our tour nearby.
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Highlights
  • Learn the history of New Orleans on this historic walking tour
  • Visit the famous the wealthy Garden District
  • Get insider tips from your guide on the best places in the city
  • Observe the different architectural styles of the city and their influences
What to Expect
Meet your guide at the Lafayette Cemetery, just one block from the historic St. Charles Streetcar Line. There is no public access to the cemetery, but from outside the gates you see graves and above-ground crypts while listening to stories and legends. Head to the Garden District to view the wealthy, well-preserved antebellum homes. Learn the different architectural and landscaping styles from the 1830s that can be seen throughout the city. Understand how the immigrants from a multitude of countries impacted the architecture, culture, and economy of the city as well as the country. Listen as your guide points out famous homes from past and present, including current celebrities’ homes.
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Important Information
Departure Point
1427 Washington Ave, New Orleans, LA 70130, USA
Duration
2h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Professional guide
  • Insider tips for local hangouts
  • Recommendations for food, music and fun
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Entry/Admission - Lafayette Cemetery No.1
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Dress code is smart casual
  • Tour is generally wheelchair accessible however be prepared for very uneven surfaces at the sites visited which may be difficult for those with mobility issues or using a wheelchair
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • A significant amount of walking is involved
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 18 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
472Reviews
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By: TOURS by STEVEN
joanne w
10
St. Louis Cemetery.
Great tour. Guide was very knowledgeable. Thoroughly enjoyed the tour and would recommend to anyone interested .
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Yesenya S
10
Must do in NOLA
We had the pleasure of having John as our tour guide. He was knowledgeable in not just the cemetery but also
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Alicia
10
A MUST have to your NOLA trip
Who wants to sit in a boring history course? Not I! Well, this tour will give you a history lesson THAT STICKS,
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Ri is too short
10
Only needs more.
The tour felt a little rushed, like maybe it should just get extended a half hour so they can go into more depth
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Dawn W
Darien, Connecticut
56
Fantastic tour of cemetery
Learned so much! Tour provided historical facts, and covered a lot with a 1-hour period. Excellent tour guide.
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Excursion360396
10
Wonderful tour by a fabulous guide
Angie was a wonderful tour guide, she was funny, informative and very helpful during the entire tour. I really
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jck123123
Easton, Maryland
27675
Sarah was great!
Awesome tour. Sarah was amazing. Energetic, knowledgeable and very fun. She was constantly aware of her group
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Scidirector
Point Pleasant, New Jersey
148
Great walking tour!
John was a great guide! Very informative tour, with lots of info about the history of the District and
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Camille C
Paradise Island, New Providence Island
20
SARAH - AMAZING
Our tour guide Sarah is simply amazing and passionate about the history and story behind the houses and Nola. She
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Hurleygirl1975
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
3729
Worth the trip
Thanks to T for a most wonderful and informative trip around NOLA! We love the history of the town and all the
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