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Garden District Walking Tour: Mansions and Lafayette Cemetery

Garden District Walking Tour: Mansions and Lafayette Cemetery - New Orleans, Louisiana Star Rating

Duration: 2 hours 45 minutes
Location: New Orleans, Louisiana

From USD
$37.00

Admire the posh homes of New Orleans' Garden District on this morning walking tour. Observe impressive examples of Greek Revival and Italianate architecture including mansions belonging to Anne Rice, Sandra Bullock and John Goodman ... More info ›

Admire the posh homes of New Orleans' Garden District on this morning walking tour. Observe impressive examples of Greek Revival and Italianate architecture including mansions belonging to Anne Rice, Sandra Bullock and John Goodman. See where Confederate leader Jefferson Davis died, witness the above-ground burial ground at Lafayette Cemetery, and learn about the history of the Garden District from your guide. Your tour includes roundtrip transportation from the French Quarter and refreshments at Magazine PoBoy Shop.

Your tour begins in the French Quarter, where you'll board a comfortable, air-conditioned coach and travel to the quieter and more genteel Garden District. This elegant historical area, known for its marvelous examples of Greek Revival and Italianate architecture and lovely gardens, was once the site of a number of plantations. Learn from your guide how in the 19th century it was sold off piece by piece primarily to wealthy Americans who built the lavish mansions that still dominate this district.
See mansions belonging to local author Anne Rice, actress Sandra Bullock, actor John Goodman, and former New Orleans Saints' quarterback — and father of Peyton and Eli — Archie Manning. Stop for an exclusive tour of a stately Garden District home built around the end of the American Civil War in 1865.
Admire an unusual cast-iron fence resembling a row of cornstalks and learn the legend of how a southern colonel had it made in the mid-1800s to comfort his homesick Iowan wife. You'll also see where Confederate leader Jefferson died at age 81 and stop to walk around Lafayette Cemetery, one of New Orleans' many above-ground cemeteries. Hear about how the high water table and frequent flooding in the city helped drive the creation of these 'cities of the dead' as you capture photos of the elaborate tombs and statuary.

Enjoy light refreshments at Magazine PoBoy Shop before heading back to the French Quarter by coach at the end of your 2.5-hour Garden District tour.

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Guided Historical French Quarter Walking Tour

Guided Historical French Quarter Walking Tour - New Orleans, Louisiana Star Rating

Duration: 2 hours
Location: New Orleans, Louisiana

From USD
$26.00

Stroll along quaint streets of the French Quarter to Jackson Square on the Mighty Mississippi. Explore the French Market while your guide shares stories about New Orleans' oldest neighborhood.

Let your own ‘local expert’ unravel the mysteries of one of America’s oldest and most unique living neighborhoods!

Follow in the footsteps of historic figures as you stroll along the Mighty Mississippi, through the French Market and Jackson Square, and down the banquettes (sidewalks) of quaint streets named for saints and sinners from our European past.

Learn about the Creoles on this tour through the original city, founded in 1718 by French explorer Jean-Baptiste Le Moyne, Sieur de Bienville.

See the old Quarter come to life as your guide explains its secrets and helps you understand all it has to offer - architecture, courtyards, gardens, food, music, and art.

Visit Madame John’s Legacy, built in 1788 and one of the best examples of French colonial architecture in North America ... More info ›

Stroll along quaint streets of the French Quarter to Jackson Square on the Mighty Mississippi. Explore the French Market while your guide shares stories about New Orleans' oldest neighborhood.

Let your own ‘local expert’ unravel the mysteries of one of America’s oldest and most unique living neighborhoods!

Follow in the footsteps of historic figures as you stroll along the Mighty Mississippi, through the French Market and Jackson Square, and down the banquettes (sidewalks) of quaint streets named for saints and sinners from our European past.

Learn about the Creoles on this tour through the original city, founded in 1718 by French explorer Jean-Baptiste Le Moyne, Sieur de Bienville.

See the old Quarter come to life as your guide explains its secrets and helps you understand all it has to offer - architecture, courtyards, gardens, food, music, and art.

Visit Madame John’s Legacy, built in 1788 and one of the best examples of French colonial architecture in North America. We’ll take a break at Lafitte's Blacksmith Shop, built between 1722 and 1732 and reputed to be the oldest structure used as a bar in the United States.  The property is believed to have been used by the Lafitte Brothers, Jean and Pierre, as a New Orleans base for their Barataria smuggling operation.

Your tour ends at the Cabildo, built under Spanish rule in 1795-1799, and the site of the Louisiana Purchase in 1803. Featuring a comprehensive exhibit on Louisiana's early history, the Cabildo served as a city hall, a courthouse and a prison. It was the headquarters of the Louisiana State Supreme Court for the landmark Plessy vs. Ferguson decision.

One of the most legendary artifacts on display here is the death mask of the French Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte. Some of his former officers schemed to rescue him from exile on the island of St. Helena and bring him to Louisiana but he died a few days before this plan was finalized.

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French Quarter History and Ghost Buster Tour

French Quarter History and Ghost Buster Tour - New Orleans, Louisiana Star Rating

Duration: 2 hours
Location: New Orleans, Louisiana

From USD
$25.00

Explore some of New Orleans' fascinating history, including its dark side, with this 2-hour French Quarter history and ghost buster walking tour. Step back in time, admiring wrought-iron balconies, magnificent mansions, vibrant pastel-colored homes, and pure Cajun and Creole sounds and aromas ... More info ›

Explore some of New Orleans' fascinating history, including its dark side, with this 2-hour French Quarter history and ghost buster walking tour. Step back in time, admiring wrought-iron balconies, magnificent mansions, vibrant pastel-colored homes, and pure Cajun and Creole sounds and aromas. Learn how this beauty hides a slightly scandalous world full of historically significant events as well as macabre secrets that make the French Quarter of New Orleans one of the most haunted places in the world.

Meet your guide in the French Quarter to explore this famous area's unique and complex history.

Go beyond simply gazing at the exteriors of magnificent and mysterious mansions with this tour. Go inside the slightly haunted Soule Mansion, built in 1830, and learn about its often bawdy past. Step out onto the balcony and enjoy a breathtaking view of the magical place at night, and remember the secrets that lie hidden in the shadows.

Hear entertaining true tales of the Vieux Carré will cause gasps of both horror and delight, amazement and appreciation. Learn about suicides and murders, buildings and sites fraught with historical importance, and events that are the subjects of countless movies. Keep your cameras ready to capture an elusive orb. Listen to the tales of saints and scoundrels come alive. There's no need for theatrics when history is this fascinating.

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Strange True Tours of New Orleans

Strange True Tours of New Orleans - New Orleans, Louisiana

Duration: 90 minutes
Location: New Orleans, Louisiana

From USD
$35.00

The Strange True tour is the original adult oriented history walking tour of the French Quarter of New Orleans. This tour will entertain you with true historical accounts of the strange and unusual events and people who have shaped who we are ... More info ›

The Strange True tour is the original adult oriented history walking tour of the French Quarter of New Orleans. This tour will entertain you with true historical accounts of the strange and unusual events and people who have shaped who we are. The tour has small groups that make your tour experience more personable and enjoyable.

The tour begins at Vacherie Coffee Shop and crosses over Bourbon St. Each tour is unique and the stories you will hear can cover subjects from how New Orleans formed into what it is today to stories of love gone wrong. The French Quarter has an incredible history that goes beyond the basic history tour. Our guides go into the dirt and backstories of what makes New Orleans such a unique city. Our rich heritage of food, music, culture, and that special zest for living is what sets the French Quarter apart from others. Please ensure to wear comfortable walking shoes as there is a moderate amount of walking during this tour.  

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Ghosts Legends and Lore Tour - New Orleans

Ghosts Legends and Lore Tour - New Orleans - New Orleans, Louisiana

Duration: 2 hours
Location: New Orleans, Louisiana

From USD
$35.00

New Orleans is one of the most haunted cities in America. On this walking tour, you will hear the stories of ghosts, hauntings, zombies, murder, love gone wrong, and so much more ... More info ›

New Orleans is one of the most haunted cities in America. On this walking tour, you will hear the stories of ghosts, hauntings, zombies, murder, love gone wrong, and so much more. Our small groups make your tour personable and much more entertaining.

This tour takes a stroll through the streets of the French Quarter, the heart of one of America's most haunted cities. New Orleans has 300 years of pestilence, death, disease, war, and love gone horribly wrong. Join us on one of our small groups as our rock star guides weave these tales as we walk through the darkened streets of the French Quarter. Walk the same streets as the legends of yore, including the house where the infamous Mad Madam Delphine Lalaurie (of American Horror Story: Coven fame) and so much more on our award winning ghost tour. Please ensure to wear comfortable shoes.

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New Orleans Cemetery and Voodoo Tour

New Orleans Cemetery and Voodoo Tour - New Orleans, Louisiana Star Rating

Duration: 90 minutes
Location: New Orleans, Louisiana

From USD
$25.00

Step back in time on a 1.5-hour walking tour through one of New Orleans’ most historic cemeteries, known for its many mausoleums. Follow your guide from the city’s French Quarter to St ... More info ›

Step back in time on a 1.5-hour walking tour through one of New Orleans’ most historic cemeteries, known for its many mausoleums. Follow your guide from the city’s French Quarter to St. Louis Cemetery No 1, where you’ll encounter hundreds of above-ground vaults and learn the stories behind some of them. You'll also visit the burial place of own of New Orleans’ best-known residents, Maria Laveau, nicknamed “The Voodoo Queen.”

New Orleans’ past and present cultures merge most intriguingly in its cemeteries, so there's no better place to learn about the city's remarkable history and relive the stories of its people. This tour combines two of New Orleans' most interesting curiosities ― death and Voodoo ― into one fascinating 1.5-hour journey.

Make your own way to Toulouse Street in the French Quarter, where you'll join a guide on a haunting stroll through New Orleans’ oldest cemetery, St. Louis No. 1.

See the interesting architecture that represents New Orleans' unusual burial methods, learn about the ways in which the city's been memorialized within the graveyard's walls, and enjoy an enchanting and informative walk through the area's local history, including the many ironies and tragedies that have shaped its culture.

You'll also visit the final resting place of one of New Orleans' most intriguing residents ― Marie Laveau ― and delve into the misunderstood practice of Voodoo, exploring its West African origins and Catholic influences.

Along the way hear fascinating tales of the city's most interesting characters and see sites where mystical Voodoo rituals still take place.

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