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Garden District and Lafayette Cemetery Tour

Highlights
  • 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
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Garden District and Lafayette Cemetery Tour
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11:00am TourMost Popular
Garden District / Cemetery Tour. Departs at 11:00am.
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1:45pm Tour
Garden District / Cemetery Tour. Departs at 1:45pm.
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Overview
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.
What to Expect

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.
Reviews (80)
1 - 5 of 46 reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago
Great tour and excellent guide!

Thoroughly enjoyable and informative tour of both Lafayette Cemetary and the Garden District. Our tour guide, Dave was extremely well informed about the history and workings of this unique cemetary. Dave’s comprehensive knowledge of the district’s architecture and famous residents provided us with a most...More

Thank Robert K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Great guide/excellent tour

Very knowledgeable guide; covered a lot of ground in Garden District, which is such a beautiful area of New Orleans. Would have liked to spend a little more time in the cemetery, but there are lots of self-guided tours you can do on your own...More

Thank Ede N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
What To Do On A Day Trip In New Orleans

We’ve experienced the Bourbon Street scene several times, as well as the casino. So what do we want to do with one day in New Orleans? We all decided to book the Lafayette Cemetery/Garden District tour. We met our tour guide Anna at the book...More

Thank Hicklch
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile
New Orleans Garden And Cemetery Tour

Great tour of Layfeyette cemetery with super interesting history. I had no idea how burials. Watching the obituaries for Jazz funerals. The Garden tour was equally as good with a history lesson as well. Great guide and it was nice to have a smallish group...More

Thank Excursion768276
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile
Garden District and Lafayette Cemetery Tour

Dave, our tour guide was great. So many facts and interesting stories. We loved our tour and learned so much! Thank you Dave!

Thank Karen L
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