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Garden District

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Address: 2727 Prytania Street, New Orleans, LA 70130-5968
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An area of the city that features numerous historic homes.

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Walked past Jazz Legends Park to check out the statues of the ......jazz legends - it really more a cafe/bar with tables blocking easy access to the statues rather than a park... read more

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Walked past Jazz Legends Park to check out the statues of the ......jazz legends - it really more a cafe/bar with tables blocking easy access to the statues rather than a park - on the way to the St Charles Ave street car. Different again to San Francisco's cable cars, it was interesting to see the most historic street car... More 

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Houston, Texas
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There are yearly miles of beautiful, interesting homes to see. While some offer tours of their interiors, just viewing the gorgeous architecture is worth a visit. There are also a few excellent eateries in this neighborhood, including Commander's Palace.

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Owensboro, Kentucky
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It's a wonderful place to get lost along the streets and admire the homes. The style is unusual, but beautifully represented..

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Hobart, Australia
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Start out in First apAvenue and wind your way throughout the streets, you will be astounded by the amount of beautiful homes here.

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Great way to immerse yourself in the 18th century, as you imagine how the upper class lived, in the deep south. Two hundred year old oaks, beside homes that are older. Friendly people too. Easy to do from the St Charles ferry. Just meander around, during daylight hours, and call an Uber to return to the 20th century. Good exercise... More 

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Long Valley, New Jersey
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Enjoyable way to see the garden district. We had time one afternoon, so decided to go on the tour, glad we did, Guides are informative and give insight to the historical significance of this area. Definitely recommend.

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Woodbridge, Virginia
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We actually took a walking tour of the garden district (Gray Line tours) and it was great. They bus you over pointing out things along the way. Garden district is full of beautiful old mansions. If you take this tour you also get to tour inside the Opera Guild House (only tour that does this) and Lafayette Cemetery. We would... More 

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Take the trolley. You can get a one day pass for $3.00. Best way to see it. Trip on the trolley will take you there and back in about two hours.

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Montego Bay, Jamaica
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great area to walk around and admire the different homes and history. Very cool to go with a guided tour.

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New York, NY
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It's a peaceful and beautiful alternative to the business of the French Quarter. Take a street car out and walk about the area to take in the beautiful homes, architecture and then make your way over the Magazine Street for some dining and shopping.

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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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