1. United States
  2. Louisiana
  3. New Orleans
  4. St. Charles Streetcar Line

New Orleans: Garden District Walking and Storytelling Tour

Product ID: 105011
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Join a guided walk in New Orleans’ enchanting Garden District and hear the stories of the fascinating events and people who shaped it. See stunning mansions and elegant lush gardens. Peek into an above-ground cemetery, currently closed to the public.
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Duration: 2 hours
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English
Wheelchair accessible

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Experience

Highlights
  • Peek inside the gates of Lafayette Cemetery #1, now currently closed to the public
  • Enjoy a leisurely walk past the antebellum mansions of the Garden District
  • Hear fascinating stories of the people behind the neighborhood's magnificent homes and gardens
  • End your tour close to eclectic Magazine Street, a great shopping and dining destination
Full description
Start your 2-hour tour with a brief history of New Orleans and the Garden District. Walk along elegant tree-lined streets and discover the neighborhood's distinctive architectural style. Learn about the risk-takers, speculators and dreamers who established it as a wealthy suburb after the Louisiana Purchase.

Peek inside the gates of Lafayette Cemetery No. 1, which is currently closed to the public, where your guide will explain New Orleans' interesting above-ground interment customs.

At the end of the tour, continue to explore the cemetery and the Garden District, or head over to Magazine Street for great shopping and fun dining and cocktail options.
Includes
  • Walking tour
  • Expert guide
What’s Not Included
  • Water
  • Gratuities

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Meeting point

The meeting point is the Gracious Bakery, 2854 St. Charles Avenue, New Orleans.

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Important information
Not allowed
  • Pets
  • Smoking
Know before you go
• Due to the uneven walking surfaces in the area, sturdy walking shoes (and wheelchairs, if necessary) are strongly recommended

From US$ 25 per person

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Product ID: 105011