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New Orleans Garden District Walking Tour Including Lafayette Cemetery No. 1 provided by TOURS by STEVEN

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New Orleans Garden District Walking Tour Including Lafayette Cemetery No. 1

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  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Updated 14/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 14/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Go back in time while exploring the Garden District during this walking tour. Listen to the stories and legends of the city and view the above-ground crypts and graves in Lafayette Cemetery from outside the gate. Stroll through beautiful streets lined with old Southern homes as you hear the history of the Garden District. Get insider tips from your guide on the best places to eat, drink, and be merry.
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You'll start at
1427 Washington Ave
1427 Washington Ave, New Orleans, LA 70130, USAMeet across the street from 1427 WASHINGTON AVENUE at the gates of the Lafayette Cemetery #1. Your guide will be wearing a GREEN SHIRT with the TOURS by STEVEN logo. We also end our tour nearby.
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    Garden District
    Stop: 60 minutes -
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    Lafayette Cemetery No.1
    Stop: 20 minutes - Admission excluded
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You'll end at
1427 Washington Ave
1427 Washington Ave, New Orleans, LA 70130, USAMeet across the street from 1427 WASHINGTON AVENUE at the gates of the Lafayette Cemetery #1. Your guide will be wearing a GREEN SHIRT with the TOURS by STEVEN logo. We also end our tour nearby.
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Highlights
  • Learn the history of New Orleans on this historic walking tour
  • Visit the famous the wealthy Garden District
  • Get insider tips from your guide on the best places in the city
  • Observe the different architectural styles of the city and their influences
What to Expect
Meet your guide at the Lafayette Cemetery, just one block from the historic St. Charles Streetcar Line. There is no public access to the cemetery, but from outside the gates you see graves and above-ground crypts while listening to stories and legends. Head to the Garden District to view the wealthy, well-preserved antebellum homes. Learn the different architectural and landscaping styles from the 1830s that can be seen throughout the city. Understand how the immigrants from a multitude of countries impacted the architecture, culture, and economy of the city as well as the country. Listen as your guide points out famous homes from past and present, including current celebrities’ homes.
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Departure Point
1427 Washington Ave, New Orleans, LA 70130, USA
Duration
2h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Professional guide
  • Insider tips for local hangouts
  • Recommendations for food, music and fun
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Entry/Admission - Lafayette Cemetery No.1
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Dress code is smart casual
  • Tour is generally wheelchair accessible however be prepared for very uneven surfaces at the sites visited which may be difficult for those with mobility issues or using a wheelchair
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • A significant amount of walking is involved
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 18 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Karl T wrote a review Mar 2020
Peoria, Arizona155 contributions37 helpful votes
One of the absolute highlights of our New Orleans trip. Our tour guide Teri was the best! During some tough times in New Orleans at the the time of this tour on March 17, she remianed positive and we had a great time learning about all the secrets she knoew and all of the
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Meghan H wrote a review Mar 2020
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My boyfriend and I were the only two on our tour with Teri on 3/17/2020, due to COVID-19. Well, Teri was lovely and showed us around this beautiful neighborhood. We were in awe of this incredible and unique architecture. We appreciated learning the history of the area and
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Allie wrote a review Mar 2020
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Our tour guide Betsy was on hand us as we walked up to the meeting place in front of the cemetery. She greeted us warmly, got us checked in very quickly and the tour group left on time. After Betsy shared a few easy rules in a friendly manner, we were off and walking, enjoying
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KaylaBri wrote a review Mar 2020
Decatur, Texas46 contributions2 helpful votes
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Terri was great on our Garden District tour! She was so knowledgeable. We would definitely do this tour again.
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Jim and Lisa wrote a review Mar 2020
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Great tour - John K was fantastic. Very knowledgeable and easy going. We will be back again for sure.
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ohshitwhathappened
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Great tour!
Our tour guide, Trisha, was fantastic! I’ve been to the city before and it was interesting learning all the little
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577randalls
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Cemetary Tour
1 hour long tour, very interesting, a guide knows a lot of the details you might miss on your own, You can't visit
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73tonia
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St. Louis Cemetery #1 is a MUST DO in New Orleans
The cemetery itself is fascinating - the architecture, the history, the unusual way it's laid out. Our tour guide w
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Neffdogg
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Easy Rider Memories
For those who saw the movie, Easy Rider, the final scene in the cemetery was shot at St. Louis Cemetery No. 1. It
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Karen E
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Fascinating History
We were unsure about taking a cemetery tour, and booked at the last minute, but so glad we did! The value is not so
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165bernieh
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Cemetery Tour
A great tour. Forget the lady’s name that was our tour guide, but she was very informative of the cemetery and the
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jlund86
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A Must Experience When Visiting New Orleans
My wife and I did this tour together without the kids and we got John as our tour guide. He was absolutely phenomen
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agcole
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Excellent tour!
This is a great tour that provides lots of interesting history about burial practices in New Orleans at a good pric
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nyscilla
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Interesting Tour
John was our guide and was very knowledgeable about history of the cemetery and NOLA in general. His sincere inter
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BrianJ1737
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St. Louis No. 1
Great tour, lots of information!! easy to find meeting place. tour guide was very knowledgeable about how the crypt
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CxB_1973
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St Louis Cemetery 1 tour
Our guide was very informative on the tour She was so knowledgeable about the burial practices and the history of o
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Shedda999
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Beautiful, Fun Tour
John was a wonderful tour guide. We had a great time. He was very informative and easy to understand. We enjoyed le
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Jtoe310
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Nice tour!
Great tour with our guide Shane. He was informative and led us to all the historic graves in the hour allotted.
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634courtneya
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Great and very informative!!
Betsy was a wonderful tour guide! She is very knowledgeable and a great story teller. Can’t wait to book again!
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douglasd833
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Excellent and Informative Tour
A really excellent and informative tour was done by Teri. The tour was fun and the stories were great. We discove
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