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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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US$25.00*
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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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Beautiful Homes

If you visit during the Christmas season, it's fun to drive down this street and see all of the homes adorned with Christmas lights.

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Orinda, California
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Orinda, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

If you visit during the Christmas season, it's fun to drive down this street and see all of the homes adorned with Christmas lights.

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Ottawa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

A walking tour is a must, learn about some of the architecture and history of the homes, then spend some time in the many shops and restaurants. Easy access using the green line trolley cars or the hop on hop off bus.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We started the day with a very long walk from thre French Quarter to the garden district. The homes are absolutely beautiful and historic. The cemetery was amazing as well as the restaurants and shops.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This district is so beautiful and not too far from magazine street. Although it is a bit far from french quarter so suggest getting an uber if you are staying there. The houses are beautiful and you think you walked in the set of the gone with the wind, There is a cemetery that is very beautiful there which is... More 

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Carmel, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Beautiful area to wander through and get lost. The homes are breathtaking! There are also some amazing shops hidden that are a must visit. The cemeteries are really cool as well.

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My family and I traveled all over and this is one of the most beautiful streets you'll see. Ride the Street Car down St. Charles Ave. and take in the beautiful homes on both sides of the street. If you ride all the way down, you will get to pass Tulane University, Loyola University, and many other historic buildings.

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Pacifica, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Most hotels may have a self-guided walking tour for the garden district, or join an organized tour. A lot of history in this area and good for the architecture. Stop by the cemetery at the end of your tour. My walking tour was advertised as taking about 45 minutes, but I took about 2 hours as I took time to... More 

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Gainesville, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We road from Canal Street to Washington on the 100 year old green streetcar with an all day pass for $3 each. The drivers were helpful, the cars were clean and well cared for. I found a self-guided walking tour on my phone and we followed this around easily learning about the architecture and the people that lived there. Loved... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The homes are very cool to see but the shopping in that area is not very exciting. I like taking the cable car to the zoo which is at the end of the route. It is a great way to pass a ton of homes and see a lot.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We took the St Charles Streetcar 12 and went all around the Garden District. Great way to see the beautiful buildings and parks. We bought the 24 hr ticket for $3 dollars, it is a bargain.

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Garden District
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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