• Location: New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Duration: 2 hours (approx.)
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Enjoy an informative 2-hour walking tour in the Garden District of New Orleans led by an expert guide. Stroll around the opulent neighborhood to see historic homes including the Buckner Mansion, which served as the set for Miss Robichaux's Academy in the TV series ‘American Horror Story: Coven.’ Learn about the history of the stately houses and see where celebrities such as Sandra Bullock, Anne Rice, and Peyton and Eli Manning have lived. Check out The Rink, the historic Lafayette Cemetery at tour's end.

Highlights

  • 2.5-hour walking tour of the Garden District of New Orleans
  • Learn about the history of the families who owned several historic mansions
  • See the Buckner Mansion, the setting for Miss Robichaux's Academy in the ‘American Horror Story’ TV series
  • Walk past celebrity homes that have belonged to movie stars, sports figures and famous writers
  • Have the option to purchase refreshments at The Rink
  • Stroll through the historic Lafayette Cemetery
  • Get tips on places to visit on Magazine Street

What You Can Expect

New Orleans Garden District Grandeur

Garden District grandeur

Customer Reviews

Doug V

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2018

It was great!

Laura F

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2017

We liked that this was a smaller group tour as opposed to several others we encountered that morning. Our guide was knowledgeable about history and architecture and the pace was perfect. Our only regret was not getting to the meeting place earlier to sample the fare at District Donuts. That is not to be missed!

Gracen G

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2017

Awesome tour! Our tour guide Loki was amazing! He was highly knowledgable about the area and was able to easily answer any question he was asked. He had so many interesting and entertaining stories to tell, there was never a moment of boredom! Loki gave us so much information on the history, culture, and architecture of New Orleans! Definitely a must do!

Beverly B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2017

Great guide Ashton hope I have her name correct. We learned so much about the history of how New Orleans came to be. She also pointed out interesting architectural facts about the design and landscaping of the homes. Things we would never have known if we just self guided. She was also very caring about our comfort as it was a very hot./humid day and we had a few older guests with us. So much information. Again another must do.

Fay M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2017

Loki our guide was great and gave a lot of personal stories about houses used by movie stars, hauntings, and a disliked Union general. The cemetery tour and burial practices were totally fascinating. Clarifications of the various communities of New Orleans was very enlightening also.

Suzanne H

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2017

Excellent guide. Exceptional storytelling. Great fun!

Michael W

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2017

Toured with Richard in the pouring rain. He gave an excellent tour. Richard knows his history and New Orleans. I enjoyed learning about the beautiful mansions and the history behind the above ground cemeteries. Well worth it! I highly recommend it!

Nykki W

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2017

Guide was friendly, funny and very knowledgable! Took us on a great tour and had us spotting how old homes were, which discreetly showed wealth. Explained old traditions in a very interesting way! Great tour! Missing so much if you just go on your own!

Dennis D

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2017

Loki nickname, the tour guide was extremely knowledgeable of the Garden District. He was able to provide information about the architecture of the various hoses and stories about events with them. His story of how they handled burials at the cemetery was insightful and educational. Highly recommend the tour!

Kelly P

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2017

An affordable, informative and colorful tour as our Gide Loki is a native whose French ancestors Can be traced back to the 17th century. Loki guided us through the beautiful homes in the garden district as well as Lafayette cemetery. You might be surprised what you will learn in regards to new and old history on this tour.

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