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Garden District and Lafayette Cemetery Tour

From US$25.00
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
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Garden District and Lafayette Cemetery Tour
From US$25.00
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11:00am Tour
Garden District / Cemetery Tour. Departs at 11:00am.
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1:45pm Tour
Garden District / Cemetery Tour. Departs at 1:45pm.
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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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1 - 5 of 27 reviews

Reviewed yesterday
Best Value Tour in NOLA

Two hour walking tour of Lafayette Cemetery and adjacent Garden District streets with Nita as our guide. Engaging commentary of history, customs and culture regarding cemetery history, funeral customs and how the cemetery serves families over generations. History overview of NOLA was excellent and entertaining....More

Thank Gustafri
Reviewed 2 days ago
Amazing and inspiring architecture!

We toured the St. Louis cemetery during our last visit to NOLA several years ago, but still wanted to see the Lafayette and learn about the Garden District so this tour was right up our alley. Our guide was incredibly knowledgeable and we were so...More

Thank hollyw00d2016
Reviewed 2 days ago
best 2 hours to spend in the garden district!

we spent first part of the tour in the cemetery, discussing and visiting different tombs and grave sites. Guide was very informative regarding the history and frequently pointed out several misconceptions. Second part of the tour included homes in the garden district. very impressed with...More

Thank tuhts
Reviewed 5 days ago
Nice Way to spend a spring day

We took the 11 AM tour. About the first hour was spent in Lafayette Cemetery and the other hour was walking through the Garden District neighborhood. We had about 15 on our tour. The tour guide was great. She was extremely knowledgeable, had a quick...More

1  Thank Boy_Scout
Reviewed 1 week ago
Great tour guide!

This tour was very informative and entertaining mostly because of our guide Jane. She was not only extremely knowledgeable but also funny and entertaining. I would highly recommend this tour. And, this tour provides a senior discount while others do not

Thank Charris40
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Mary P
14 April 2018|
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Response from Boy_Scout | Reviewed this property |
The total walk is probably less than a mile. BUT, you’re on you’re feet the entire time. There’s no place to sit down. This is a great tour, but you need to be on your feet for the entire two hours.
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txliz2
9 April 2018|
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Response from StephanieSTJohn | Reviewed this property |
Yes, txliz2, it lasted about two hours, starting with the cemetery and the walking around the neighborhood to see some beautiful houses.
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