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New Orleans Garden District Architecture Tour

New Orleans, United States

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Overview

2 hoursMobile & paper tickets accepted

Discover the history of New Orleans through its architecture! On this 2-hour Garden District tour, you'll learn about Antebellum New Orleans while admiring the exquisite mansions. Enjoy a leisurely stroll with a passionate, professional guide to explore the many building styles prevalent in this neighborhood, ranging from Greek Revival, Italianate, and Victorian. Hear the stories of the 19th century architects and families who made their mark on this historic area, and see the homes of former and current celebrities.

Also included in this tour is a short stop into Lafayette Cemetery where visitors learn about the fascinating local above-ground burial customs. Starting with a brief introduction to the history of New Orleans Cemeteries, visitors will be treated to a discussion of the various styles and types of tombs seen in this cemetery. Your group will be no more than 25 people. Choose between 3 different departures, please see availability.

What's Included

  • Licensed, Insured, Local Guide - with extensive knowledge of the area.
  • Transportation to/from attractions
  • Entry/Admission - Commander's Palace

What To Expect

Itinerary
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Stop At: Lafayette Cemetery No.1, Washington Ave, New Orleans, LA 70130

A small segment of the tour focuses on the unique burial customs in New Orleans. (Please note that entrance to the cemetery is permitted by the City of New Orleans, and it may be closed when services are being performed.)

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Commander's Palace, 1403 Washington Ave, New Orleans, LA 70130, USA

A discussion about Commander's Palace includes the

The Location

Where To Go

2727 Prytania St, New Orleans, LA 70130, USA

Location

New Orleans, United States

Return details

Returns to original departure point

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Excellent tour of a beautiful...

Ehren B | Oct 2021

Excellent tour of a beautiful neighborhood with a very knowledgeable guide. It probably helps to have a basic knowledge of architectural styles, but it's a great walking tour regardless. She threw in some pop-culture references probably to keep my

Very good tour. Lots of...

David M | Apr 2021

Very good tour. Lots of interesting facts. Amazing stories and the tour guide was the best. The story about the slave dying on the roof for her love was really somthing

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Subject to favorable weather conditions. If canceled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund.
  • Comfortable walking shoes are recommended
  • Stroller accessible

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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