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Garden District and Lafayette Cemetery Tour

  • Get acquainted with two New Orleans icons on this Garden District tour
  • Seek out tombs featured in famous films at Lafayette Cemetery
  • Discover stories and sights not featured in conventional guidebooks
Garden District and Lafayette Cemetery Tour
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11:00am TourMost Popular
Garden District / Cemetery Tour. Departs at 11:00am.
From US$25.00
1:45pm Tour
Garden District / Cemetery Tour. Departs at 1:45pm.
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Discover parts of New Orleans that you might otherwise miss during a Garden District and Lafayette Cemetery tour, a great introduction to two New Orleans icons. Rather than wander around aimlessly, you’ll head straight to the most famous tombs and monuments, and hear stories integral to understanding the city’s culture and history. Receive personalized attention in a small group limited to 10, and choose from a morning or afternoon departure.
What to Expect

Meet your tour guide and small group at a designated meeting point in New Orleans.

Set off into the Garden District, where your guide points out the leafy area’s architectural and historical highlights. Along the way you’ll learn about how the buildings of New Orleans represent a cultural melting pot.

Continue to Lafayette Ceremony, home to famed aboveground tombs and elaborate mausoleums featured in movies such as Interview with a Vampire and Double Jeopardy. Learn about New Orleans' unique burial customs and funerary practices.

Your tour concludes at Lafayette Cemetery.
Reviews (86)
1 - 5 of 52 reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile
Awesome Historic Tour

Frank Currie was an awesome tour guide. We learned a lot and saw a lot. Answered a questioned and very detailed. A+ Experience!

Thank Sydney A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Interesting Tour of the Garden District

I'm definitely glad I decided to take this tour. It was definitely good to have a guide to help navigate this amazing neighborhood. David was a great guide who was full of knowledge. He gave a tour that was a great mix of pop culture...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Lauren S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing tour relying heavily on the amazing tour guide, Nita! She knew so many interesting tidbits about the history of the area, architecture and who lived where. The cemetery was so intriguing to me that I popped back over as soon as the tour was...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank DD2286
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Fantastic Tour - Great Tour

We are so glad that we decided to take this tour. David was full of historical facts that were both interesting and informative. He took us to the cemetery and a walk through the garden district where we saw the most beautiful houses. He clearly...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank aliciamossn
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Fantastic Tour!

Our guide Mike was excellent and appeared to really enjoy what he does. We had a lot of fun and learned a great deal about the Lafayette Cemetery and Garden District. Sure, you can walk these places on your own, but you don't get all...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank RonP181
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Check the website. I’m sorry I don’t have an answer for you. But we did enjoy the tour. It was very interesting.
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