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What you can expect during this experience
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Updated 14/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 14/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Go back in time while exploring the Garden District during this walking tour. Listen to the stories and legends of the city and view the above-ground crypts and graves in Lafayette Cemetery from outside the gate. Stroll through beautiful streets lined with old Southern homes as you hear the history of the Garden District. Get insider tips from your guide on the best places to eat, drink, and be merry.
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    1427 Washington Ave
    1427 Washington Ave, New Orleans, LA 70130, USA
    Meet across the street from 1427 WASHINGTON AVENUE at the gates of the Lafayette Cemetery #1. Your guide will be wearing a GREEN SHIRT with the TOURS by STEVEN logo. We also end our tour nearby.
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  • 1
    Garden District
    Stop: 60 minutes
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  • 2
    Lafayette Cemetery No.1
    Stop: 20 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • You'll end at
    1427 Washington Ave
    1427 Washington Ave, New Orleans, LA 70130, USA
    Meet across the street from 1427 WASHINGTON AVENUE at the gates of the Lafayette Cemetery #1. Your guide will be wearing a GREEN SHIRT with the TOURS by STEVEN logo. We also end our tour nearby.
    See address & details
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Highlights
  • Learn the history of New Orleans on this historic walking tour
  • Visit the famous the wealthy Garden District
  • Get insider tips from your guide on the best places in the city
  • Observe the different architectural styles of the city and their influences
What to Expect
Meet your guide at the Lafayette Cemetery, just one block from the historic St. Charles Streetcar Line. There is no public access to the cemetery, but from outside the gates you see graves and above-ground crypts while listening to stories and legends. Head to the Garden District to view the wealthy, well-preserved antebellum homes. Learn the different architectural and landscaping styles from the 1830s that can be seen throughout the city. Understand how the immigrants from a multitude of countries impacted the architecture, culture, and economy of the city as well as the country. Listen as your guide points out famous homes from past and present, including current celebrities’ homes.
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Important Information
Departure Point
1427 Washington Ave, New Orleans, LA 70130, USA
Duration
2h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Professional guide
  • Insider tips for local hangouts
  • Recommendations for food, music and fun
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Entry/Admission - Lafayette Cemetery No.1
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Dress code is smart casual
  • Tour is generally wheelchair accessible however be prepared for very uneven surfaces at the sites visited which may be difficult for those with mobility issues or using a wheelchair
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • A significant amount of walking is involved
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travellers can participate
  • 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 15 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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Ashley E wrote a review 11 Feb
Grayslake, Illinois105 contributions33 helpful votes
Angie was an awesome tour guide! Entertaining and informative. She walked and talked at a perfect pace. Loved that she made sure we could take pictures along the way. This tour is a great way to see the neighborhood, while learning about its history. Definitely recommend to
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Date of experience: February 2021
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Response from Tours by S, Owner at New Orleans Garden District Walking Tour Including Lafayette Cemetery No. 1
Responded 1 week ago
Thank you for such a nice review and for your sentiments. Angie is so very authentic as a person and it transfers into her great work as a TOUR GUIDE for us, we are truly lucky to have her on our team. Our business greatly appreciates you choosing TOURS by STEVEN for your tour experience while in New Orleans! Thanks again, Steven
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Martin G wrote a review Jan 2021
Dripping Springs, Texas2 contributions2 helpful votes
It was not only informative but fun. We really enjoyed hearing the personal stories that our guide shared.
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Date of experience: December 2020
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Response from Tours by S, Owner at New Orleans Garden District Walking Tour Including Lafayette Cemetery No. 1
Responded 2 weeks ago
This is so nice of you to take time to review the experience you had at TOURS by STEVEN! Please come back and enjoy more stories and great walks.
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Jasmine H wrote a review Dec 2020
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Our tour guide, Angie, was the absolute best! She was so informative and incredibly funny, it didn’t even feel like the tour was 2 hours long. Thank you for this awesome experience and making it so fun, Angie! We will be returning, and we will be recommending!!
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Date of experience: December 2020
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Response from Tours by S, Owner at New Orleans Garden District Walking Tour Including Lafayette Cemetery No. 1
Responded 2 weeks ago
Angie is a gem, thanks so much for taking our tour experience and for your awesome review! Come back and get into some more detail with us on our other experiences we offer in New Orleans and in Franklin, La for our Bayou Town experiences. Thanks again, Steven
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RamiW wrote a review Dec 2020
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Angie was full of energy and knowledge! Never a dull moment and so many incredible stories. We had a wonderful tour and absolutely would recommend!
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Date of experience: December 2020
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Response from Tours by S, Owner at New Orleans Garden District Walking Tour Including Lafayette Cemetery No. 1
Responded 1 week ago
I am so glad you got to experience our tour with Angie, she is such a great Tour Guide and person, we are super lucky she is with us on this journey to serve our guests Thanks for the wonderful words and review. Please come back and visit us! Sincerely, Steven
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scuguy77 wrote a review Oct 2020
Livermore, California7 contributions1 helpful vote
A MUST DO tour. Everyone does French Quarter tours (and those are excellent too) but the Garden District, is gorgeous and so much history! Taking a tour gives so much more depth and information than the 'self guided tours' Our tour guide, Deanna DuPont was amazing! She was so
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Date of experience: October 2020
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S3791XLmichellec
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Historic and Spooky Fun!
What an unexpected surprise! Stevens tour was interesting, fun, and definitely had the hairs standing up on the bac
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V315JHmarys
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Amazing experience!
This is not your typical ghost tour. We were able to enter and tour the homes and buildings where people have repor
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ohshitwhathappened
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Great tour!
Our tour guide, Trisha, was fantastic! I’ve been to the city before and it was interesting learning all the little
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577randalls
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Cemetary Tour
1 hour long tour, very interesting, a guide knows a lot of the details you might miss on your own, You can't visit
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73tonia
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St. Louis Cemetery #1 is a MUST DO in New Orleans
The cemetery itself is fascinating - the architecture, the history, the unusual way it's laid out. Our tour guide w
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Neffdogg
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Easy Rider Memories
For those who saw the movie, Easy Rider, the final scene in the cemetery was shot at St. Louis Cemetery No. 1. It
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Karen E
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Fascinating History
We were unsure about taking a cemetery tour, and booked at the last minute, but so glad we did! The value is not so
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165bernieh
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Cemetery Tour
A great tour. Forget the lady’s name that was our tour guide, but she was very informative of the cemetery and the
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jlund86
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A Must Experience When Visiting New Orleans
My wife and I did this tour together without the kids and we got John as our tour guide. He was absolutely phenomen
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agcole
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Excellent tour!
This is a great tour that provides lots of interesting history about burial practices in New Orleans at a good pric
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nyscilla
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Interesting Tour
John was our guide and was very knowledgeable about history of the cemetery and NOLA in general. His sincere inter
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BrianJ1737
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St. Louis No. 1
Great tour, lots of information!! easy to find meeting place. tour guide was very knowledgeable about how the crypt
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CxB_1973
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St Louis Cemetery 1 tour
Our guide was very informative on the tour She was so knowledgeable about the burial practices and the history of o
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Shedda999
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Beautiful, Fun Tour
John was a wonderful tour guide. We had a great time. He was very informative and easy to understand. We enjoyed le
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Jtoe310
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Nice tour!
Great tour with our guide Shane. He was informative and led us to all the historic graves in the hour allotted.
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  • Duration: 2h
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