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New Orleans Garden District Walking Tour Including Lafayette Cemetery No. 1 - with unbiased reviews

New Orleans Garden District Walking Tour Including Lafayette Cemetery No. 1

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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.
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You'll start at
1427 Washington Ave
1427 Washington Ave, New Orleans, LA 70130, USAMeet 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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    Garden District
    Stop: 60 minutes -
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    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, USAMeet 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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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
  • Pets are welcome
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travellers can participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Robert C wrote a review 11 Dec.
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Brian was enthusiastic and entertaining. He gave a quick 300 year history lesson and the two hours went by much too quickly. So much more to see...we’ll be back.
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Date of experience: December 2019
Response from toursbystevenoffice, Front Office Manager at New Orleans Garden District Walking Tour Including Lafayette Cemetery No. 1
Responded 2 days ago
Thank you for choosing TOURS by STEVEN for your Garden District Walking Tour! We are so happy to hear that you had an amazing time learning all 300+ years of New Orleans history in 2 hours. When you come back Brian will be administering a pop quiz so be prepared. THANK YOU!
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Amy H wrote a review 10 Dec.
1 contribution
Betsy was our guide and she did a fantastic job! She is very knowledgable and fun spirited at the same time. We loved touring around these amazing houses and learning the history of the area.
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Date of experience: December 2019
Response from toursbystevenoffice, Front Office Manager at New Orleans Garden District Walking Tour Including Lafayette Cemetery No. 1
Responded 2 days ago
THANK YOU!! We are so happy to hear that Betsy did a fantastic job in the Garden District providing you with an amazing tour. Betsy is so knowledgable and full of spirit that she makes learning the history of New Orleans a blast. We would love to see you again!!
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Kelli H wrote a review 10 Dec.
38 contributions8 helpful votes
Brian did an amazing job sharing his city with us (a party of 5). Not only did he share with us tons of history about the area, he also shared with us local customs and folklore. He encouraged and demonstrated respect and courtesy to the people we passed on the street and to the
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Date of experience: December 2019
Response from toursbystevenoffice, Front Office Manager at New Orleans Garden District Walking Tour Including Lafayette Cemetery No. 1
Responded 2 days ago
THANK YOU! We are so thrilled that your time with Brian exploring the majestic Garden District neighborhood was well worth it! Brian is passionate about New Orleans and loves to share the unique history of the city with visitors. His tours are certainly jam packed with entertainment and information. Thank you for your kind words and we hope to see you again!
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MadisonOh wrote a review 8 Dec.
3 contributions
We really enjoyed our tour with Betsy. She was very knowledgeable and funny. Would recommend this tour to anyone!
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Date of experience: December 2019
Response from toursbystevenoffice, Front Office Manager at New Orleans Garden District Walking Tour Including Lafayette Cemetery No. 1
Responded 2 days ago
Thank you so very much for trusting TOURS by STEVEN for your Garden District Tour experience! We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your time in the neighborhood with Betsy! Your recommendation means the world to us because we too believe everyone should come and explore the Garden District! THANK YOU!
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Nancy wrote a review 8 Dec.
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Wonderful tour of the Garden District. Our tour guide was very knowledgeable and funny! A little chilly in December but much better than being too hot. Also many houses were decorated for Christmas.
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Date of experience: December 2019
Response from toursbystevenoffice, Front Office Manager at New Orleans Garden District Walking Tour Including Lafayette Cemetery No. 1
Responded 2 days ago
Thank you so much for your kind words and review! We are so thrilled that your time with TOURS by STEVEN in the Garden District was fun and informative. The architecture of the Garden District is second to none and should not be missed. THANK YOU!
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  • Duration: 2h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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