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Garden District Grandeur Tour

By Two Chicks Walking Tours
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Highlights

  • Magnificent mansions & celebrity homes in Garden District

  • Fascinating historical tales and storytelling

  • 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

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About this activity

What's included, what's not

  • What's included

    Guided walking tour of the Garden District

  • What's excluded

    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.

What you can expect

Local coffee house, PJ's serves as a caffeinated oasis to start the 2 hour walking tour. Other nearby eateries on well known Magazine Street include a donut shop, deli, creperie and a new hip breakfast spot- if you prefer something more substantial to get your day going. The tour itself focuses on the lush Garden District. Your expert guide will provide a quick overview of Louisiana history before delving into the architectural gems of the neighborhood. Historical context inclusive of the slave trade, the patrons of the mansions along with the architects are discussed. Local burial traditions are reflected upon outside the gates of the historic Lafayette cemetery. Lastly a few pop culture references and celebrity related addresses are included with a special stop reserved for the Buckner Mansion, known to fans of American Horror Story as the Miss Robichaux's Academy for Exceptional Young Ladies.

Location

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Activity Location

  • PJ,s Coffee House
  • 2140 Magazine Street
  • New Orleans Louisiana 70130

Meeting/Redemption Point

  • PJ's Coffee Shop
  • 2140 Magazine Street
  • New Orleans Louisiana 70130
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