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

Cultural & Theme Tours in New Orleans

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This New Orleans Historic Garden District Walking Tour highlights the American settlement and their beautiful homes, gardens, wealth and how life was changed because of their amazing contributions.  This multifaceted tour includes the unique history of our incredible city and culture, reported hauntings and architecture.  The Americans early settlements, lavish lifestyles and  immense wealth are obvious as we walk through this opulent and super wealthy neighborhood.We begin in the Lafayette Cemetery #1 with information on traditional above ground tombs and burial processes, strolling amongst the magnolia trees.  We then walk around the neighborhood where we will show you the architectural styles of the Americans, telling you how these came about as the people of New Orleans evolved into a magical culture.  You will see celebrity homes, perfectly manicured landscapes and movie hotspots as well.Walk with a local, see it through our eyes!
We meet at the Lafayette Cemetery at 1416-1498 Washington Ave, New Orleans, LA 70130, just one block from the Historic St Charles Streetcar line Walking through the cemetery with narrative is the first part of the tour (closes for funerals), then we see architectural styles of the Americans and discuss the previous gardens and landscaping as it was built in the 1830's.  We then discuss the famous architects in the city and their immigration's from other countries and how they contributed to our growth and economy for the Americans and New Orleans in general.  Famous homes and celebrities will be discussed as we show you some homes of these individuals. Walk with a local and see it through our eyes!

What’s included

  • Professional guide
  • Insider tips for local hangouts 
  • Recommendations for food, music and fun

What’s not included

  • Transportation to/from attractions
  • Gratuities (recommended)

Highlights

  • Private guide for a more personalized experience
  • Step back in time on a history tour
  • Perfect introduction for first-time visitors
  • Get inside tips from a local
  • Excellent value for money
  • All-inclusive tour
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