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New Orleans Garden District Architecture Tour

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    What to Expect
    Departing from the meetup point, you'll be given a brief introduction to New Orleans history, and then led into Lafayette Cemetery, where you will learn about the incredible above ground tombs and the local burial customs. As you move into the neighborhood, your guide will provide a crash course on the architectural history of the area, featuring the various characteristics that tell the story of the cultures and time periods that shaped these homes. These characteristics will be further explained as you stroll through the neighborhood, where you'll be wowed by the magnificence and opulence of these structures.The tour lasts two hours and you'll cover about a mile.
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    Departure Point
    2727 Prytania St, New Orleans, LA 70130, USA
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • Licensed, Insured, Local Guide - with extensive knowledge of the area.
    • Transportation to/from attractions
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Subject to favorable weather conditions. If canceled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund.
    • When booking for Saturday, please advise what time you
    • would like to request - 10:45am or 1:45pm
    • Comfortable walking shoes are recommended
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 25 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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    Today I took the time to dive into an architecture tour of the Garden District. The Introduction of the tour ended with the typical,” any questions” ...my hand shot up. I was delighted when my questions were met with specific answers. No longer the need...More

    Date of experience: October 2019
    Thank getbeauti
    Reviewed yesterday

    We had a great time walking the Garden District with Katrina. She was fun friendly and had lots of fun information on the history of the architecture. She encouraged us to ask questions and provided fun facts on New Orleans. I would definitely recommend this...More

    Date of experience: October 2019
    Thank Chkiboo
    Reviewed yesterday via mobile

    We had the pleasure of going on the Garden District Tour with Katrina where we spent two hours learning about the history and incredible architecture of the area. Katrina is an extremely friendly, entertaining, and knowledgeable tour guide. This is my second tour with her,...More

    Thank cait23lyn
    Reviewed yesterday

    This was a very informative walking tour with Katrina around the Garden District of New Orleans. She really knows her architecture and history. I thought we went at a good pace. She was able to answer all of our questions.

    Date of experience: October 2019
    Thank Cindy S
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Katrina was wonderful, we thoroughly enjoyed our tour. She is extremely knowledgeable - we learned about the architecture of the homes as well as some history, but it wasn't dry - her presentation is very energetic and entertaining! This was one of our favorite activities...More

    Date of experience: October 2019
    Thank DCEllenH
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    Kelly L
    8 November 2018|
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    Response from Tom V | Reviewed this property |
    Washington Ave. and Prytania St. Right in front of the Rink Shopping Center. You don't go into any homes, but Katrina will tell you about other tours that do. She is a great tour guide.
    11 April 2018|
    Response from nolaarchtours | Property representative |
    I wish! Unfortunately, we do not get to go inside, as these are privately owned homes.
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