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

From US$25.00
  • Learn the history of New Orleans on this 2-hour historic walking tour
  • Visit the famous Lafayette Cemetery and the wealthy Garden District
  • Get insider tips from your guide on the best places in the city
New Orleans Garden District Walking Tour Including Lafayette Cemetery No. 1
From US$25.00
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10:00 am
This tour begins at 10:00 am
2 pm
This tour begins at 2 pm
Walk back in time while exploring the Garden District and Lafayette Cemetery during this 2-hour walking tour. Listen to the stories and legends of the city while walking among above-ground crypts and graves in Lafayette Cemetery. 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.
What to Expect

Meet your guide at the Lafayette Cemetery, just one block from the Historic St. Charles Streetcar line. Walk through the graves and above-ground crypts of the cemetery while listening to stories and legends.

Head to the Garden District to view the wealthy, antebellum homes that have been well-preserved. Learn the different architectural and landscaping styles from the 1830s that can be seen throughout the city.

Learn how the immigrants from a multitude of countries impacted the architecture, the culture, and the 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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Reviewed 4 days ago
sara know the garden district

sara guided us through the lafayette cemetery and garden district tour. she was very knowledgeable and enthusiastic about the area and its history. she answered all our questions and the most important factor was the group was small and not a herd. love the tour

Thank Joe32926
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Garden tour & Lafayette cemetery

Chad was an amazing, funny and very knowledgeable tour guide. I would highly recommend this tour. Chad explained the ritual of burial, history of several homes in the Garden District. Chad had the most amazing stories from the many encounters of many of the famous...More

Thank monicaw722
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Fun and Educational

Sarah was a nice mix of knowledge and entertainment. We learned so much about NOLA cemetery procedures and the beautiful homes in the Garden District. The tour was just the right length (two hours) and I would highly recommend it.

Thank Lori D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
My first time to NOLA and it was too short of a visit!

The person I came with set up our tours and I'm glad she chose this tour. A great introduction to New Orleans cemeteries and the lovely Garden District. Our guide was Steven. I greatly enjoyed his tutorial of the cemetery practices and the interesting Garden...More

Thank Lynella J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Great Tour of New Orleans Garden District and Lafayette Cemetery No. 1

We loved our tour of the Garden District and Lafayette Cemetery Tour No. 1 with Sarah. She was great!!! So knowledgeable about the history, architecture, culture, and customs of the area. We would HIGHLY recommend this tour. (Steven, give her a raise! She deserves it.)

Thank janehitz
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Chrystal J
July 18, 2018|
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Response from William L | Reviewed this property |
It starts and ends at the cemetery. The best place to meet is at the Commander’s Palace across the street from the cemetery.
June 4, 2018|
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Response from KimSaint | Reviewed this property |
a few blocks! less than 5 min walk
Sarah H
May 20, 2018|
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Response from William L | Reviewed this property |
Book in advance. The tours with Steven are limited to 10 or so people so better to reserve. He is worth it!
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