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Meet your tour guide and small group at a designated meeting point in New Orleans.

Set off into the Garden District, where your guide points out the leafy area’s architectural and historical highlights. Along the way you’ll learn about how the buildings of New Orleans represent a cultural melting pot.

Continue to Lafayette Ceremony, home to famed aboveground tombs and elaborate mausoleums featured in movies such as Interview with a Vampire and Double Jeopardy. Learn about New Orleans' unique burial customs and funerary practices.

Your tour concludes at Lafayette Cemetery.
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Lafayette Cemetery No.1
Historic New Orleans Tours
Discover parts of New Orleans that you might otherwise miss during a Garden District and Lafayette Cemetery tour, a great introduction to two New Orleans icons. Rather than wander around aimlessly, you’ll head straight to the most famous tombs and monuments, and hear stories integral to understanding the city’s culture and history. Receive personalized attention in a small group limited to 10, and choose from a morning or afternoon departure.
  • Get acquainted with two New Orleans icons on this Garden District tour
  • Seek out tombs featured in famous films at Lafayette Cemetery
  • Discover stories and sights not featured in conventional guidebooks
  • Receive personalized attention in a small group limited to 10 people
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Reviewed 3 days ago
Very informative, great guide!

Our guide Leonce led us on a private tour thru the cemetery and Garden District. He was very knowledgeable and very passionate about his job! 95 degrees and humid and he made our tour alot of fun. Many stories and information that added to things...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago
A Lovely Walk in the Garden

Dave, our almost personal tour guide, begin the tour with a short History of the garden District. We toured Lafayette cemetery first and you learn things that you don’t always learn on the regular cemetery tours. Dave is very well-informed of things relating to New...More

Thank Barbara L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Rained out - but we kept going

I really enjoyed this tour - the guide was informative and I learned a lot. Unfortunately we were rained out - and when I say rain - I was wetter than I was when I had my shower that morning, as a result the tour...More

Thank Kylie H
Reviewed 11 July 2018
Loved this tour!

Loved this tour, very informative and entertaining! Our tour guide David was awesome! We will definitely be back to NOLA and may even do the tour again.

Thank Serena R
Reviewed 23 June 2018
Garden District and Lafayette Cemetery Tour

We fully enjoyed the tour and would definitely learned so much from our tour guide. We booked our tour through Historic New Orleans Tours. +1 504 947 2120

Thank J S
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If I recall at check out there was a box to check for seniors that gave a discount. Think ages were over 62.
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