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New Orleans Garden District and Cemetery Walking Tour provided by Livery Tours

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New Orleans Garden District and Cemetery Walking Tour

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2 adults
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Wander New Orleans’ Garden District, one of the city’s oldest neighborhoods, on this walking tour. Stroll down oak-lined avenues boasting manicured landscaping, along with historical Southern buildings and Victorian homes and mansions. Plus, visit the district’s Lafayette Cemetery No. 1, featuring above-ground tombs that have appeared in several major films.
You'll start at
2323 St Charles Ave
2323 St Charles Ave, New Orleans, LA 70130, USATour meets at the corner of St. Charles Avenue and First Street, the sidewalk corner outside of the yellow house with dark green shutters.
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  • Pass by Briggs-Staub House
    Pass by Louise S. McGehee School
    Pass by Colonel Short's Villa
    Pass by Lafayette Cemetery No.1
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    Garden District
    Stop: 2 hours -
    Historic walking tour of the neighborhood
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You'll end at
Commander's Palace
1403 Washington Ave, New Orleans, LA 70130, USA
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  • Explore the stately mansions and homes of New Orleans' Garden District
  • Learn about the neighborhood's history and legends from a guide
  • See the above-ground tombs at Lafayette Cemetery No. 1
  • Spot the homes of celebrities such as Anne Rice and Sandra Bullock
What to Expect
Meet your guide at least 15 minutes before your scheduled tour at First Street and St. Charles Avenue in New Orleans’ popular Garden District to begin your walking tour. While strolling the oak tree-lined streets, learn about the architectural styles of the stately mansions and homes such as the Briggs-Staub House, Robinson House, and Toby-Westfeldt House from your guide. In addition to visiting historic sites, catch a glimpse of the houses of some celebrities who call New Orleans home. The tour also stops at Lafayette Cemetery No. 1, the graveyard known for above-ground crypts, which have appeared in films such as Double Jeopardy and Interview with the Vampire.
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Departure Point
2323 St Charles Ave, New Orleans, LA 70130, USA
Return Details
Commander's Palace, 1403 Washington Ave, New Orleans, LA 70130, USA
  • Professional guide
  • Local guide
  • Lunch
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 28 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Ashleigh0180 wrote a review Mar 2020
Boca Raton, Florida1 contribution1 helpful vote
What a great afternoon! We lucked out being the only two on the tour so it was very intimate. Got to go at our own pace and Tara was amazing! Very knowledgeable and fun. We were a little bummed we couldn’t go into the cemetery due to repairs but was still worth every moment.
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Britta H wrote a review Jan 2020
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My boyfriend and I enjoyed this tour 100%. Tara was full of knowledge and stories. We had soooo much fun. She showed us around without rushing us and answered all our questions. She was friendly and outgoing. We definitely recommend her.....
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Date of experience: January 2020
John N wrote a review Nov 2019
Logan City, Australia41 contributions7 helpful votes
We were lucky that we were the only ones doing this tour. Met our friendly guide Tara who gave us an excellent overview of what we would be covering during the tour. We wandered the streets and she gave us excellent commentary on the history of the houses we saw and the district
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Date of experience: November 2019
Adriana K. wrote a review Sep 2019
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I was the only person on my Thursday morning tour, and Tara made the tour so wonderful. She was knowledgeable and friendly, but most importantly, it was obvious that she just really loves what she does and has a passion for local history and architecture! The Garden District
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Date of experience: September 2019
Sarah W wrote a review Sep 2019
Dublin, Ireland35 contributions15 helpful votes
My boyfriend& I were the only ones on the tour and Tara was amazing, she showed us everything we wanted to see including the house in American Horror Story& the house in Benjamin Button, and she really knew her stuff, we had great conversations. Afterwards she emailed us places
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Great information shared by Mike our great tour guide. Good perspective on a lot of history in the French Quarter.
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We had a excellent tour of French Quarter with both buildings and people who lived there thrown in . Past and curre
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Mike was our tour guide for about 2.5 hours. Yes, he went into overtime but we all agreed! Excellent historical acc
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Our guide Tara was amazing. She gave us a fantastic amount of historical information mixed with humor and other in
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Very knowledgeable guide
Interesting to have the history of some of the tomb's occupants. Although he said it was about a mile walking, it w
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Excellent, Make sure you get the guide named Ernie, he was fabulous. He know's history and makes it fun.
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  • Duration: 2h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Languages Offered: English
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