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New Orleans Garden District Architecture Tour

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Overview
The grand mansions of New Orleans’ Garden District are an icon of the South. Forget fiddling with maps, apps, or guidebooks, and explore with a specialist architectural guide on this informative walking tour. Learn about 19th-century architects, spot celebrity homes, and hear about the different design styles that flourished before the Civil War. Stop by Lafayette Cemetery No. 1 for a dose of southern Gothic.
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You'll start at
2727 Prytania St
2727 Prytania St, New Orleans, LA 70130, USACentrally located departure location - one block from the St. Charles Streetcar or four blocks from the Magazine Bus. Meetup spot is right next to a great coffee shop, so be sure to show up a few minutes early for a snack. Tour departs from outside the main entrance of the Rink. Your guide will be holding a sign that says"New Orleans Architecture Tours".
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  • 1
    Lafayette Cemetery No.1
    Stop: 5 minutes -
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  • 2
    Commander's Palace
    Stop: 3 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • 3
    Morris-Israel House
    Stop: 5 minutes -
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  • 4
    Women's Guild of the New Orleans Opera
    Stop: 3 minutes -
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  • 5
    Louise S. McGehee School
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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  • 6
    Carroll-Crawford House
    Stop: 5 minutes -
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  • 7
    The Rink Shopping Center
    Stop: 7 minutes -
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  • 8
    Garden District
    Stop: 2 hours -
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You'll end at
2727 Prytania St
2727 Prytania St, New Orleans, LA 70130, USACentrally located departure location - one block from the St. Charles Streetcar or four blocks from the Magazine Bus. Meetup spot is right next to a great coffee shop, so be sure to show up a few minutes early for a snack. Tour departs from outside the main entrance of the Rink. Your guide will be holding a sign that says"New Orleans Architecture Tours".
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Highlights
  • Stroll New Orleans’ Garden District with a specialist architectural guide
  • Visit Lafayette Cemetery No. 1, an atmospheric 19th-century burial ground
  • Learn how Italian, Greek, and British styles shaped New Orleans architecture
  • See celebrity mansions—past and present
Important Information
Departure Point
2727 Prytania St, New Orleans, LA 70130, USA
Duration
2h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Licensed, Insured, Local Guide - with extensive knowledge of the area.
Exclusions
  • Transportation to/from attractions
  • Entry/Admission - Commander's Palace
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Subject to favorable weather conditions. If canceled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund.
  • When booking for Saturday, please advise what time you
  • would like to request - 10:45am or 1:45pm
  • Comfortable walking shoes are recommended
  • 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 25 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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By: New Orleans Architecture Tours
K M
10
Great experience, would highly recommend
Erika was a great tour guide! Super knowledgeable, very friendly, and as a Garden District homeowner she had an
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planejane07
Naples, Florida
10
Fascinating tour!
We loved our tour with Erika. She showed us so many architectural details I never would have noticed on my own.
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Maurice B
4119
A Great Place to Learn A Little About Architecture
My wife and I took the tour of the Garden District, offered by New Orleans Architecture Tours. What I liked about
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berwind
75249
Private Tour by New Orleans Architecture Tour well worth it!
Our time in New Orleans didn't fit with any of their public scheduled tours, so I contacted them about a private
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Cecelia_2007
Minneapolis, Minnesota
4521
A Must See!
We had Stephen Medina as a tour guide. He is a native New Orleans resident and knew so much about the area. It
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Lory
20
Fascinating learning about the architecture in the context of the history of New Orleans. Cemetery was interesting
Josh was incredibly informed, interesting and enjoyable. He answered all our questions nd I wished we had more
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Lory
20
Very interesting and enjoyable explanation of architecture and history
Mac was very knowledgeable about both architecture and history. He had many fun stories and made the entire tour
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Diane Laney F
Jupiter, Florida
124
Wonderful tour!
This was a very informative and interesting tour, led by Josh, a really knowledgeable tour guide. Once he found
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g-rob
10
Amazing guide for an enlightening tour.
Katrina is a wealth of knowledge about not just the Garden District but New Orleans history over all. She
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Sean Waugh
10
Best walking tour of the garden district
Great informative tour with a very pleasant guide whose in depth knowledge of the area's architecture is
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