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Garden District and Lafayette Cemetery Tour

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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
  • Receive personalized attention in a small group limited to 10 people
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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.
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Reviewed 4 June 2019 via mobile

During my first visit to NOLA, a garden district tour was at the top of my list. Not only did I thoroughly enjoy the history and beautiful architecture, our tour guide Nita made the day even more special. She was knowledgeable, funny, encouraged questions and...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed 17 May 2019

Our school had 4 great tour guides that gave us excellent tours around the Garden District and Lafayette Cemetery. They had a lot of history to share with our students. Leonce Collins, Frank Currie, Kristine Rajcevich, and Gwen Redus were fantastic.

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 16 May 2019

Our hotel in New Orleans booked a private 2-hour walking tour for my best friend and me. Leonce Collins was our tour guide and what a fount of knowledge he was! He knew so much about the cemetery and the homes! In addition, Leonce is...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 11 May 2019

I have done this tour a few years ago and want to repeat it with different friends this time. We received a discount as seniors which was nice. It was very informative especially of the Garden District history and homes and architecture. This time there...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 7 May 2019

Although this tour clearly stated at the end of the first paragraph of description that it was limited to 10, we had 21 people on ours. We pointed this out to the guide so she could bring it to the attention of the organizers. Sad,...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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