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French Quarter Walking Tour

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    What to Expect
    The tour will meet at the St. Charles Avenue streetcar stop on St. Charles and Common. The walk begins with a local historian providing a history timeline of the city from an early settlement by Native Americans to a planned French, then Spanish colonial city, which is heavily influenced by Africa and the Caribbean. You will learn how events in Europe directly impact this most European of all American cities. We will begin our walk in the American Sector/Quarter (today's CBD) and then walk across the neutral ground of Canal Street into the French Quarter. We will walksplore the French Quarter streets highlighting the history, culture, music, cuisine, and architecture. We will walk through carriageways, alleyways, and into a courtyard. We will see everything from famous restaurants to former slave auction sites to literary landmarks. We will walk into the Old Square and view the famed St. Louis Cathedral and the historic structures that surround it. We will end our historic walk at the Mississippi River!
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Saint Charles Avenue, St Charles Ave, New Orleans, LA, USA
    Departure Time
    9:00 AM
    Duration
    2h
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • Professional Local Historian
    • Insider tips
    • Recommendations on everything NOLA
    Exclusions
    • Gratuities
    • Transportation to/from attractions
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 28 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    I took two very high quality tours with Tim: one of the French Quarter and one of the Garden Districts. Both were excellent. The tours were well-designed to give a historical and cultural context while highlighting architectural gems or share stories of celebrity residents or
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    Response from NewOrleansWalks, Owner at French Quarter Walking Tour
    Responded 30 Jul 2019
    Thanks Sarah! I enjoyed taking you through the Quarter and the Garden District, and telling me a little about London in the process.
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    In town for Jazz Fest we booked a morning tour of the French Quarter. Easily one of the best guided walks we have been on. Our guide, Munson, is a local history professor with broad and deep knowledge of the area and its history. A fun and informative tour we highly recommend.
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    New Orleans during Mardi Gras was a bucket list item for me. My wife booked the tours. How she found Tim I'm not sure but I'm glad she did. Our tour of the French Quarter with him was great. We were his only clients for that tour which made it private. Tim is a historian as am
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    Response from NewOrleansWalks, Owner at French Quarter Walking Tour
    Responded 10 Mar 2019
    Thanks for the nice comments! I really enjoyed giving you guys the tour! Maybe we can meet again and you can fill me in on dental history. Tim
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    I enjoyed my French Quarter morning tour with Tim. While he’s been a guide for years, he just started his own company. I was the only person booked that morning so I got my own personal tour, which was nice. I appreciate that he didn’t cancel. Tim is a professor in the greater
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    Response from NewOrleansWalks, Owner at French Quarter Walking Tour
    Responded 20 Nov 2018
    Thanks Kimberly! I enjoyed giving you a personal tour of the French Quarter and hearing about your other travel adventures!
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    Key Details
    • New Orleans Walks
    • Duration: 2h
    • Mobile Ticket Accepted
    • Instant confirmation
    • Languages Offered: English
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