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New Orleans: 2-Hour Garden District & Cemetery Walking Tour

Product ID: 13979
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Discover New Orleans' antebellum Garden District on this immersive walking tour from Still Perkin' Coffee Shop. Visit the Lafayette Cemetery and explore the historic sites of the American Sector.
About this activity
Duration 2 hours
Skip the ticket line
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Explore the fascinating antebellum architecture of New Orleans' historic Garden District
  • Discover the city's history, architecture, and the homes of famous people
  • Hear the tragic stories that have made New Orleans so famous, like that of the iconic American Sector
  • Visit sites made famous by movies and television shows
  • Wander through the Garden District, built in the 1800's to rival the beauty and splendor of the French Quarter
Full description
No trip to New Orleans is complete without a walk round the elegant and historic Garden District. Known as the "American" section of town, it was built in the 1800's to rival the architectural splendor of the French Quarter.

This 2-hour walking tour gets to the heart of the neighborhood, with a start at the gates of the fascinating Lafayette Cemetery. Occupying the entire 1400 block of Washington Avenue, the cemetery is one of the oldest in the city and has been a favorite location for many a New Orleans movie.

Your tour includes visits to several famous homes in the lavish antebellum neighborhood, along with a walk past the home of the vampire chronicler Anne Rice. Throughout you will get a compelling narration by friendly guides, all licensed by city authorities for their depth of knowledge and high standard of service.

Recommended by Travel Channel as a must-do attraction in New Orleans, this tour will uncover some of the city’s most remarkable treasures and give you a unique perspective on this city’s fascinating history.
Includes
  • 2-hour guided walking tour
What’s Not Included
  • Gratuity

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Meeting point

Still Perkin' Coffee Shop, 2727 Prytania Street in The Rink, on the corner of Washington Avenue. Please arrive 15-20 minutes prior to the tour start time.

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• Please arrive 15 minutes prior to tour departure time
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From US$ 25 US$ 20 per person

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Product ID: 13979