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Garden District

St Charles Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70130-5968
+1 505-358-4630
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New Orleans Historic Garden District Walking Tour
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Garden District and Cemetery Walking Tour
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Garden District and Cemetery Walking Tour
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An area of the city that features numerous historic homes.
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good31%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
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St Charles Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70130-5968
Garden District
+1 505-358-4630
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Reviewed yesterday

Set aside a couple of hours to ride the street car down St Charles Street along some of the most beautiful homes in New Orleans. Get off at the New Orleans zoo stop and walk back towards downtown to enjoy these wonderful old homes from...More

Thank PapaRob
Reviewed 2 days ago

Are you interested in seeing great houses? This is the place. Beautiful mansions, gardens, landscapes. It takes you back many years. We drove around the garden district for about 20 minutes and it was a good time.

Thank Gorgeous220
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A must see !! History prevails - whether you appreciate it or not - a great visual! Loyola and Tulane - historically enjoyable

Thank mytodolist4u
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is an area of Southern mansions, but each sits near the street, albeit behind iron fences, and many leave their glittering crystal chandeliers lit, welcoming photos. We were there just after New Years, so many were decorated beautifully for the holidays, and some were...More

Thank Janet F
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Had a fantastic time wandering around the Garden District with friends. We had a delicious brunch at Red Dog and then looked at the beautiful houses and unique shops in the neighborhood.

Thank JMB34623
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We cane this way to enjoy Audubon Park, but ended up stopping at a few places on the way back through. The homes and buildings are incredible. You could spend all day in this area admiring them. There is a shop, called Sucre, in the...More

Thank Elisabeth R
Reviewed 2 days ago

Gorgeous streets full of grand houses and more than a few quirky ones too. A guided tour - we took the one by free tours by foot - is well worth it as you'll hear stories of quite a few famous residents and colourful characters....More

Thank CatherineCusak
Reviewed 3 days ago

I love walking around on my own looking at the elegant homes but enjoyed even more the guided walking tour that gives you all sorts of interesting information.

1  Thank travelfreak31
Reviewed 3 days ago

We used our phones for the online walking tour, which includes discussion of the styles of homes and fences and points out homes belonging to celebrities, such as Sandra Bullock and John Goodman.

1  Thank Diane K
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We went on a guided bus tour which took in this area which is full of beautiful historic homes If we had the time I would have liked to return on foot and explore at my own leisure Amazing to see the wealth of New...More

1  Thank MarcusT007
Garden District
Head to the Garden District for the full-on New
Orleans experience replete with quaintly clanking
streetcars, proudly grandiose antebellum mansions,
picture perfect avenues lined with live oaks loaded
down with Spanish moss, and a wealth of beautiful
churches and many more architectural marvels. Even a
brief excursion here makes plain why it’s called the
Garden District. So, when you visit be sure to give
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Julie M
16 January 2018|
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Response from Diane K | Reviewed this property |
We combined the online Garden District tour and the online tour of the cemetery that is across from Commander's Palace. It's not the greatest cemetery, but was still interesting. We also had dinner at Commander's Palace on... More
kimberly c
31 December 2017|
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Response from court87808 | Reviewed this property |
If you are on the tour the allow you to get off and tour. Stay as long as you like to look At the beautiful homes .
Taylor K
13 October 2017|
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Response from Charlie S | Reviewed this property |
The only company I know of that does Garden District rides is the Mid-City Carriage Company. Their number is 1-888-639-6040.