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Take a walk through New Orleans’ history and culture with a 2-hour walking tour of the Garden District and Lafayette Cemetery #1 with an experienced guide. Visit streets lined with gracious, antebellum homes, and learn how the city’s Creole and American residents competed with Greek Revival architecture and English-gardens. Discover the elaborate crypts and monuments in one of New Orleans’ oldest and most beautiful cemeteries, hear stories about Lafayette’s most famous ‘residents,’ and trace Louisiana history through the names on the gravestones.


  • 2-hour walking tour of two iconic New Orleans destinations
  • See historic homes in an elegant neighborhood
  • Visit one of New Orleans' most famous cemeteries
  • Enjoy the personal experience of a small-group tour
  • Fun experience, perfect for history, culture and architecture lovers

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Garden District and Lafayette Cemetery Tour

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Customer Reviews


5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2017

I thoroughly enjoyed my tour. Our guide, Dave, was very informative, interesting, fun. Really enjoyed all the extra bits of info he added.

Lynne J

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2017

It was great to hear the stories of the way they bury in New Orleans. The houses in the Garden district are wonderful to see and to learn who lived or who lives there

Edwin S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2016

Dave was incredibly well informed and a terrific presenter. His knowledge of both history and celebrity sightings in The Garden District was most impressive.

Lisa E

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2016

We had a great tour around the Gardens District and Lafayette Cemetery with Dave. He had a very extensive knowledge of the history and architecture of the area and gave us some great tips on other places to see during our visit.

Joshua K

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2016

Very educational!

Nancy C

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

David was great! Enjoyed learning about the houses and styles of the homes

Dawn T

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

This tour was great, not too long but with plenty of interesting information and our tour guide Nida was amazing. I highly recommend it.


4 star rating: Recommended January 2017

Excellent tour and tour guide! she made our day telling us local stories and customs, which is exactly what we where looking for. Funny and pleasant.

Jane B

4 star rating: Recommended November 2016

Great walking tour! We learned interesting facts about the burial practices in NOLA, the architectural history of the Garden District, and saw some homes belonging to celebrities and / or those used in the movies.

Andrea R

4 star rating: Recommended March 2016

Great tour. We had Anita Nita. She was sassy and spunky an knew how to get our attention.

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