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Garden District and Lafayette Cemetery Tour

Highlights
  • Get acquainted with two New Orleans icons on this Garden District tour
  • Seek out tombs featured in famous films at Lafayette Cemetery
  • Discover stories and sights not featured in conventional guidebooks
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Garden District and Lafayette Cemetery Tour
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11:00am TourMost Popular
Garden District / Cemetery Tour. Departs at 11:00am.
US$ 25.00
1:45pm Tour
Garden District / Cemetery Tour. Departs at 1:45pm.
US$ 25.00
Overview
Discover parts of New Orleans that you might otherwise miss during a Garden District and Lafayette Cemetery tour, a great introduction to two New Orleans icons. Rather than wander around aimlessly, you’ll head straight to the most famous tombs and monuments, and hear stories integral to understanding the city’s culture and history. Receive personalized attention in a small group limited to 10, and choose from a morning or afternoon departure.
What to Expect

Meet your tour guide and small group at a designated meeting point in New Orleans.

Set off into the Garden District, where your guide points out the leafy area’s architectural and historical highlights. Along the way you’ll learn about how the buildings of New Orleans represent a cultural melting pot.

Continue to Lafayette Ceremony, home to famed aboveground tombs and elaborate mausoleums featured in movies such as Interview with a Vampire and Double Jeopardy. Learn about New Orleans' unique burial customs and funerary practices.

Your tour concludes at Lafayette Cemetery.
Reviews (76)
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile
New Orleans Garden And Cemetery Tour

Great tour of Layfeyette cemetery with super interesting history. I had no idea how burials. Watching the obituaries for Jazz funerals. The Garden tour was equally as good with a history lesson as well. Great guide and it was nice to have a smallish group...More

Thank Excursion768276
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile
Garden District and Lafayette Cemetery Tour

Dave, our tour guide was great. So many facts and interesting stories. We loved our tour and learned so much! Thank you Dave!

Thank Karen L
Reviewed 1 week ago
Cemetery Tour

Our guide was very knowledgable and had many interesting facts and stories about the cemetery. We were fortunate to be the only 2 people on our tour and got lots of attention.

Thank Nikki B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
a little boring

I didn't like the tour. The Tourgide was nice but it seemed like she has been a teacher for history before. She gave us way to much information. We were standing almost the whole time on the same spot and had to listen. I would...More

1  Thank flosse83
Reviewed 17 August 2018
Very informative, great guide!

Our guide Leonce led us on a private tour thru the cemetery and Garden District. He was very knowledgeable and very passionate about his job! 95 degrees and humid and he made our tour alot of fun. Many stories and information that added to things...More

3  Thank maverickedit13
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