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Garden District Grandeur Tour

by Two Chicks Walking Tours Duration 2h Free cancellation available No booking or credit card fees
per traveler Price is $25

Step back in time amid the splendid architecture and quiet grandeur of the Garden District on a walking tour into New Orleans' past. Grab a donut from a favorite neighborhood cafe, scope out architectural gems, and walk among the tombs of an historic above-ground cemetery.

Meet up with your guide at District Donuts and Sliders, and plan to get there early to grab breakfast if you'd like—this locally loved cafe is famous for its creativity and deliciousness. Once it's time for the tour to start, head out into the storied streets of New Orleans' grand and elegant Garden District.

Learn about the origins of this mythic neighborhood as you wander by centuries-old mansions and antebellum estates. Your guide points out interesting architectural details, leads you to celebrity homes, and shares facts and stories about what life was like here before, during, and after the Civil War.

Scope out the home used as the filming location for Miss Robichaux's Academy, the school of witchcraft in the TV series American Horror Story: Coven, and then meander to Lafayette Cemetery No. 1, featured in many Anne Rice works. Above-ground burials customs are explored and wrap up your outing near the famed Commander's Palace restaurant. Learn about the unique Creole practice of above-ground burials, and wrap up your outing near the famed Commander's Palace restaurant.

Please note -access to Lafayette Cemetery is subject to availability by the City of New Orleans and is expected to be altered due to annual carnival celebrations between Feb. 23 - March 3, 2019

Step back in time amid the splendid architecture and quiet grandeur of the Garden District on a walking tour into New Orleans' past. Grab a donut from a favorite neighborhood cafe, scope out architectural gems, and walk among the tombs of an historic above-ground cemetery.

Meet up with your guide at District Donuts and Sliders, and plan to get there early to grab breakfast if you'd like—this locally loved cafe is famous for its creativity and deliciousness. Once it's time for the tour to start, head out into the storied streets of New Orleans' grand and elegant Garden District.

Learn about the origins of this mythic neighborhood as you wander by centuries-old mansions and antebellum estates. Your guide points out interesting architectural details, leads you to celebrity homes, and shares facts and stories about what life was like here before, during, and after the Civil War.

Scope out the home used as the filming location for Miss Robichaux's Academy, the school of witchcraft in the TV series American Horror Story: Coven, and then meander to Lafayette Cemetery No. 1, featured in many Anne Rice works. Above-ground burials customs are explored and wrap up your outing near the famed Commander's Palace restaurant. Learn about the unique Creole practice of above-ground burials, and wrap up your outing near the famed Commander's Palace restaurant.

Please note -access to Lafayette Cemetery is subject to availability by the City of New Orleans and is expected to be altered due to annual carnival celebrations between Feb. 23 - March 3, 2019

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10:00 AM, Garden District Grandeur Tour in English

Duration 2h No booking or credit card fees

Live Commentary in English.

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11:00 AM, Garden District Grandeur Tour in English

Duration 2h No booking or credit card fees

Live Commentary in English.

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1:00 PM, Garden District Grandeur Tour in English

Duration 2h No booking or credit card fees

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Garden District Grandeur Tour

Activity Location

Garden District

New Orleans

Meeting/Redemption Point
  • District Donuts and Sliders

    2209 Magazine St.

    New Orleans


Highlights

  • Magnificent mansions & celebrity homes in Garden District

  • Fascinating historical tales & visit to a landmark cemetery

  • Miss Robichaux's Academy from TV's American Horror Story

  • Engaging & entertaining guide to share Civil War stories

  • Small group size of 14 or fewer for an intimate experience


Inclusions

  • Guided walking tour of the Garden District


Exclusions

  • Food and beverages


Know Before You Book

  • Maximum group size is 14 people.

  • This activity is wheelchair accessible.

  • Check-in is 15 minutes prior to the booked tour start time.