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“walking tour”(663 reviews)
“beautiful area”(327 reviews)
An area of the city that features numerous historic homes.
St Charles Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70130-5968
+1 505-358-4630
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Beware this is not a green space to see gardens!! I wish I would have known because I would not have gone. This an area of grand homes with gardens with tid bits of historical influences. You CAN NOT go on to any of the...More

Thank chris c
Reviewed 3 days ago

This was a very nice walk and the area is very beautiful. Neighborhood is very old and some of the houses are very nice. Its a nice trip to take once but not all that great

Thank Cindy B
Reviewed 4 days ago

After a lovely lunch, we followed the map from the restaurant through the garden district. The homes are beautiful and it's interesting to see so many styles of architecture. Enjoyed several famous homes and recognized some "movie" locations.

Thank ret103022
Reviewed 4 days ago

Take a few hours to wander these streets. You can take the streetcar to and from the district. Unless you are a history buff you do not need a guide. Just walk and look. Go as far South as Magazine street and grab some lunch.

Thank Brian C
Reviewed 5 days ago

It is worth seeing this area to see there is more to New Orleans than the French Quarter and Central Business District. There are beautiful big houses along with yards & gardens. There are also great restaurants such as Shaya & La Petit Grocery that...More

Thank FrqtTrvlr14
Reviewed 5 days ago

Beautiful neighborhood of historic mansions, recommend visiting with a tour guide who can explain and describe the architecture and history.

Thank Helen0607
Reviewed 6 days ago

Really diverse and spread out. I had no idea it was so immense or extravagant. Tulane & Loyola are both right there too.

Thank Dano H
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We took a streetcar to the far end (8th street ) of the area and then Criss crosses our way back to 1st street. Busted the cemetery on the way. Very interesting and in many cases well preserved or restored old houses. Very interesting. Not...More

Thank D3246TIjohnw
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is the place to go to see big houses from the 1850s and hear the story behind them. Matt from Free Tours by Foot. We started out in Jackson Cemetery #1 Matt explained the unique features and we learned about New Orleans customs and...More

Thank Blane A
Reviewed 1 week ago

I took the trolley to the Garden District and it was a sight to see, beautiful and felt so relaxing. Plenty of food options along the way.

Thank Paige E
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July 9, 2018|
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Response from Anabella2U | Reviewed this property |
We were there in May. It was lovely, and very warm.
June 18, 2018|
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Response from Anabella2U | Reviewed this property |
We walked, a lot! Bikes would have been ok but I stopped to take many pictures.
January 15, 2018|
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Response from WillieMacfan | Reviewed this property |
Very good information regarding Garden District and Lafayette Cemetery tours are available at freetoursbyfoot. They offer guided tours but also information regarding self-guided tours including printable map- if you don't... More