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Address: 2727 Prytania Street, New Orleans, LA 70130-5968
Phone Number: +1 504-981-7670
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An area of the city that features numerous historic homes.

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New Orleans Historic Garden District Walking Tour
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Garden District and Cemetery Walking Tour
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Garden District and Cemetery Walking Tour

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I live here. Actually, I live right on Magazine Street, the heart of the Garden District. Take a stroll or a tour of this lovely street. Admire the homes and grab a bite and do... read more

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I live here. Actually, I live right on Magazine Street, the heart of the Garden District. Take a stroll or a tour of this lovely street. Admire the homes and grab a bite and do some shopping. My only suggestion is be careful about going off the main street. This is true for all of New Orleans. One street could... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Many reviews have been written about the circa 1830s plantation homes, and the canopy of oak trees that line St Charles Avenue and the "Garden District". I was born and raised in New Orleans, went to De La Salle High School on St Charles, and studied at a hidden jewel of a plantation home that has been recently renovated. The... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This is a beautiful sight to see from the streetcar or to hop on and off with a day pass. The homes are beautiful. The cemetery and commanders place is in the area.

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Montreal, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Took the Tram to Garden District and walked around, including the cemetery. Beautiful and stately homes surrounded by gorgeous trees. The only downfall was the long wait for the tram on the return trip.

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Heard so much about the Garden District, how wonderful, how expensive the homes, etc. Was not impressed, because yes, homes were pretty but had no yard. It was expensive shotgun houses. Sorry, want a display. The Christmas decorations were mediocre.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We enjoyed riding the street car and watching the beautiful homes along St. Charle's Avenue. Walking the district was not as easy and enjoyable. Make sure to plan your walk by doing research, the Garden District is not created-equal everywhere (in fact, some blocks are sketchy).

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was a lovely historic area with million dollar + historic homes. Loved strolling through with the guide. A free tour provided with our Hop-On-Hop-Off pass.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Garden district is so much diferent then the New Orleans everyone is talking about. It is such a gem in the NOLA's crown. Great to walk around, sit in a cafe, look at the locals. I personally loved to see the buildings. There are not 2 the same and each of them has the individual touch.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

About the history, culture and nuances of NOLA. If you get Andrew of Free Wheelin you will learn even more. Homes and neighborhoods fascinating and some are huge and gorgeous Sandra bullocks house is huge and she's never around but when the local band lost their uniforms in Katrina she bought them all new unis. Lots to learn.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

If you don't have a car, just take the trolly. The old houses are amazing. We also walked through the cemetery...but after, we were told to be careful since you can get robbed...so maybe utilize a tour? The one we kind of overheard was fascinating!

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Head to the Garden District for the full-on New Orleans experience replete with quaintly clanking streetcars, proudly grandiose antebellum mansions, picture perfect avenues lined with live oaks loaded down with Spanish moss, and a wealth of beautiful churches and many more architectural marvels. Even a brief excursion here makes plain why it’s called the Garden District. So, when you visit be sure to give yourself ample time for admiration at a languidly slow pace befitting such gentile strand of riverside living and to allow you to maximize each opportunity to stop and smell the roses – and whichever other blooms you might come across. While taking it all in, you’d do well to dine at one of the city’s most beloved destinations for regional cuisine. Gourmands from far and wide (and right round the corner) swear the age-old Commander’s Palace is the best restaurant in town – and have been doing so since it opened back in 1880.
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