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Dark History Tour provided by Jonathan Weiss Dark History Tours

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The Only tour in the city to focus on the Dark History of New Orleans, the things that made us what we are, but which the city council would just as soon not have you know! Led by pre-Katrina tour guides, and the only company in the city who features people who were licensed pre-Katrina and residents for decades.
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    Pirate's Alley Cafe
    622 Pirates Alley, New Orleans, LA 70116, USA
    Look for the sign on the Cathedral fence
    See address & details
  • 1
    St. Louis Cathedral
    Stop: 8 minutes
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  • 2
    Lafitte's Blacksmith Shop Bar
    Stop: 10 minutes
    See details
  • 3
    Madame John's Legacy
    Stop: 10 minutes
    See details
    Pass by
    Cabildo
  • 4
    Jackson Square
    Stop: 8 minutes
    See details
  • You'll end at
    1035 Chartres St
    1035 Chartres St, New Orleans, LA 70116, USA
    The corner of Ursulines and Chartres St.
    See address & details
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Important Information
Departure Point
Pirate's Alley Cafe, 622 Pirates Alley, New Orleans, LA 70116, USA
Duration
2h
Return Details
1035 Chartres St, New Orleans, LA 70116, USA
Inclusions
  • Walking tour
  • Certified English-speaking guide
Exclusions
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • 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 experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 28 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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Lee H wrote a review 11 Nov
Prattville, Alabama2 contributions
Jonathan is so informed and knowledgeable on subject matter, he makes tour interesting and fun. He is great
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Response from Jonathan W, Owner at Dark History Tour
Responded 2 weeks ago
Thank you so very much! I really am pleased that you enjoyed yourself, and that you took the time to let others know. Hope to see you again!
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Katy W wrote a review 10 Nov
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First time booking a Jonathan Weiss Tour and it was amazing! (Even more impressive than the ones we’ve booked previously- and thoroughly enjoyed- from Haunted History!) Doug, our fearless guide, was fantastic! His enthusiasm and passion for the lesser told stories of the
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Date of experience: November 2020
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Response from Jonathan W, Owner at Dark History Tour
Responded 2 weeks ago
Hurray! Thank you so much for coming to visit, and going on the Dead Frenchmen! We love putting together people who want to know with the guides who want to share the little known, and I hope you'll recommend us to others, and try more of our tours.
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Marc wrote a review 7 Nov
Chicago, Illinois1 contribution
We did the dark history tour and loved it - it was informative, entertaining, and gave us a better appreciation of the history of New Orleans. Thank you for sharing your passion and insight into the city. Definitely a must when visiting.
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Date of experience: November 2020
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Ronald P wrote a review 7 Nov
Plainfield, Illinois1 contribution1 helpful vote
Had a chance to take this tour during a ling weekend trip. Jonathan was knowledgeable and well spoken. We plan on taking all of his other tours on our next trip.
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GGtraveler10 wrote a review Oct 2020
South Dakota, USA110 contributions26 helpful votes
Couldn’t have asked for anything better. We really enjoyed this tour and we did it in the drizzle! Even then, would definitely recommend. Boys (12&14) enjoyed as well! And that’s not always easy to do 😉 we leaned a lot!
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A Must Do While in New Orleans!
What an amazing tour! Jonathan is so knowledgeable and tells the best stories as you walk around the Quarter. We LO
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Great tour!
Jonathan was very knowledgeable and funny. We had a great time and really enjoyed the tour. I highly recommend it!
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palermok
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Dynamic history of NOLA
Jonathan weaved a the most dynamic history of NOLA that I’ve heard to date. I have come away with a greater appreci
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Worth the time and money!
We can’t say enough good things about this tour. Even our 17 year old daughter and 11 year old son raved about it o
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Vampire Tour
Took the Vampire tour! Loved every minute of it. The history and lore of vampires in the French Quarter and more. T
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An Absolutely Essential Part of any New Orleans Visit
If you take just one tour during your time in New Orleans, take this one. I'm a frequent visitor to NOLA and tours
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Fantastic ghost tour
We loved this tour. We learned so much about the history of the city and loved hearing the stories about the ghost
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Rev B
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The Best Tour with the Best Tour Guide
Jonathan Weiss is THE expert on ghosts, vampires, and other dark history characters of New Orleans. He loves the c
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Sonya B
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Fantastic tour and knowledge of the city
I have taken two tours with Jonathan Weiss Tours. You can't get better value for your money, Jonathan is knowledgab
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The Best Ghost Tour In New Orleans
The best tour guide in New Orleans by far. He really know's the French Quarter and is one of the few Pre Katrine gu
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Great Tour!
My friends and I took this tour while visiting New Orleans. Johnathan was very knowledgeable about the events that
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J1mBarry
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A passion for poltergeists.
New Orleans has a plethora of ghost tours and we’ve been on a few but Jonathan is the real deal. His old coachmen’s
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Take the Dead Frenchman Tour
I have been traveling to New Orleans for decades. Each trip I try something new. I have taken other tours and enjoy
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Dark History 2 Tour
We were looking for a tour we hadn’t already taken in New Orleans and this was fantastic! Doug, our tour guide, met
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A captivating tour with a great storyteller!
Jonathan has a wealth of historical knowledge about New Orleans. His stories are captivating with just the right am
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  • Duration: 2h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Languages Offered: English
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