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New Orleans Garden District Walking Tour: Mansions and Lafayette Cemetery

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  • Walk through New Orleans’ Garden District during this guided tour
  • Go inside the Opera Guild Home—this tour is one of the few to do so
  • Hear historical facts from a guide you might not learn otherwise
New Orleans Garden District Walking Tour: Mansions and Lafayette Cemetery
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This New Orleans Garden District walking tour takes you behind the usually closed doors of its antebellum mansions. Travel by coach to the famous New Orleans neighborhood from the French Quarter, and walk the streets with your guide who shares stories and fun facts about the antebellum mansions as you go. Book ahead as this tour is one of the only ones that allows you inside the Opera Guild Home.

What to Expect

This Garden District tour starts with a pickup by coach from your French Quarter hotel in New Orleans.

Once you arrive in the Garden District, a neighborhood known for having some of the most splendid, preserved antebellum mansions in the South, follow your guide on foot through the neighborhood.

Learn about the antebellum mansions and their ownerspast and present, from Jefferson Davis to Anne Rice. Look out for a house that’s owned by actress Sandra Bullock.

This guided tour also leads you inside the elegant Civil War-era Opera Guild Home, so you can explore the interior. It’s one of the only tours in the area that lets you step inside.

Afterward, journey through the above-ground tombs at Lafayette Cemetery before stopping at Magazine Po-Boy Shop for food or a drink (own expense).

The trip ends with drop-off at your French Quarter hotel.

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1 - 5 of 32 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile
Amazing! Best tour we’ve been on!

This tour was absolutely amazing! Our guide was great and super informative. She was awesome to tell us where celebrities live in the garden district and even went out of her way to make sure we stayed in as much of the shade as possible...More

Thank Kambrie N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Superb tour

Dartanya was our exceptional tour guide, she couldn’t have been more knowledgeable with the area from cemeteries to the stunning mansions. We would highly recommend this tour to others. Thank you

Thank Tanner G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Wonderful Tour

This was the tour I was most excited about in NOLA and it didn't disappoint. Mary E. was a phenomenal tour guide. She kept a great pace and kept us in the shade most of the time. She was a wonderful story teller and conveyed...More

1  Thank Erika F
Reviewed 11 July 2018
One of the better tours

This was a very informative and historical tour. Beautiful neighborhoods and gorgeous homes. Liz our tour guide was very knowledgeable and took her time explaining all the different architectures. The cemetery portion was very interesting. It is lots of walking so wear comfortable shoes. had...More

2  Thank TennesseeHorseMom
Reviewed 5 July 2018
Good mix of past & present

Mary E was a great guide and I liked how she mixed the history of New Orleans in with its recent history highlighting the homes of famous residents. It was super convenient getting a bus in from the French Quarter and getting to see inside...More

Thank Erica B
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16 August 2018|
Response from Soty G | Reviewed this property |
I’m not sure that they do, sorry!
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Response from TennesseeHorseMom | Reviewed this property |
It includes a visit to Lafayette Cemetery. It was very informative and a beautiful cemetery.
Chrystal J
24 June 2018|
Response from Katie S | Reviewed this property |
You'd have to call the company and ask. Perhaps you could arrange for a private tour.
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