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Garden District & Lafayette Cemetery Tour

by French Quarter Phantoms Duration 2h Free cancellation available No booking or credit card fees
per adult Price is $20

Immerse yourself in all the faded grandeur and antebellum atmosphere of New Orleans' fabled Garden District and the historic cemetery Lafayette No. 1. Walk in the footsteps of Southern Gothic authors, famed actors, and sports stars as you admire centuries-old architecture framed by flowing magnolia and crepe myrtle trees.

Meet up with your guide on hip Magazine Street and start your tour on a sweet note with a sugar-dusted beignet. From there, set out on foot through the quiet, fairy-tale avenues of the Garden District in the shade of majestic live oaks. Hear the fascinating history of the area, and the jealousy and mistrust that swirled around the new-money rich in the American Sector in the minds of the wealthy Europeans and Creoles on the other side of town.

Pay a visit to the above-ground tombs of Lafayette Cemetery No. 1, and learn the traditions and beliefs behind this uniquely New Orleanian form of burial. See the filming locations of Hollywood movies like Interview with a Vampire and Double Jeopardy, and hear an entertaining tale or two about New Orleans' most noteworthy deceased residents.

Immerse yourself in all the faded grandeur and antebellum atmosphere of New Orleans' fabled Garden District and the historic cemetery Lafayette No. 1. Walk in the footsteps of Southern Gothic authors, famed actors, and sports stars as you admire centuries-old architecture framed by flowing magnolia and crepe myrtle trees.

Meet up with your guide on hip Magazine Street and start your tour on a sweet note with a sugar-dusted beignet. From there, set out on foot through the quiet, fairy-tale avenues of the Garden District in the shade of majestic live oaks. Hear the fascinating history of the area, and the jealousy and mistrust that swirled around the new-money rich in the American Sector in the minds of the wealthy Europeans and Creoles on the other side of town.

Pay a visit to the above-ground tombs of Lafayette Cemetery No. 1, and learn the traditions and beliefs behind this uniquely New Orleanian form of burial. See the filming locations of Hollywood movies like Interview with a Vampire and Double Jeopardy, and hear an entertaining tale or two about New Orleans' most noteworthy deceased residents.

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10:00 AM, Tour in English

Duration 2h No booking or credit card fees

Live Commentary in English.

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per adult
$20

Total price is $20, taxes included

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Garden District & Lafayette Cemetery Tour

Activity Location

Garden District

New Orleans

Meeting/Redemption Point
  • Starbucks Coffee

    2801 Magazine Street

    New Orleans


Highlights

  • Homes of sports legend Archie Manning & actor John Goodman

  • Beautiful Southern live oak trees & stunnig crepe myrtles

  • Oldest Cemetery in New Orleans, a famous filming location

  • Insight into scandals & history of the Garden District

  • Knowledgeable guides to share NOLA stories masterfully


Inclusions

  • Walking tour of the Garden District


Know Before You Book

  • Children 7 and younger are complimentary when accompanied by a paying adult.

  • This tour covers approximately 1 mile (1.6 km) on flat terrain.

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


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