Grand Garden District Tour in New Orleans, LA

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Opulent homes and fascinating history are the major components of this incredibly popular New Orleans tour!

TIME(S)

Late morning and early afternoon offered daily.

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*Check in required 15 minutes prior to tour start time.

TOUR LENGTH

2 hours

TOUR DESCRIPTION

This neighborhood is familiar to many due to the large amounts of filming. AHS Coven fans will be delighted to know that Miss Robichaux’s Academy is featured. The Civil War, celebrity homes, and amazing architecture are discussed in a manner that is accessible and relevant.

This tour focuses on the lush Garden District. Your expert guide will provide a quick overview of Louisiana history before delving into the architectural gems of the neighborhood. Historical context inclusive of the slave trade, the patrons of the mansions, and the architects are discussed. Local burial traditions are reflected upon outside the gates of the historic Lafayette cemetery. Lastly a few pop culture references and celebrity related addresses are included with a special stop reserved for the Buckner Mansion, known to fans of American Horror Story as the Miss Robichaux’s Academy for Exceptional Young Ladies.

MEETING PLACE

Grand Garden District will meet at PJs Coffee at 2140 Magazine Street. Please be sure to be outside looking for the guide who is looking for guests.

IMPORTANT INFO

  • Please provide us with a valid cell # so in the event of changes, we can contact you
  • International travelers – WhatsApp # 504-264-6258
  • Mobility impaired – be aware the historic streets of the French Quarter and Garden District are notoriously uneven and present challenges. Our tours measure 1 – 1.5 miles in length.
  • DON’T TRUST THE STREETCAR to deliver you to the tour on time, enjoy it afterwards when time is not an issue. It’s the most charming, historic and UNRELIABLE form of transportation on the planet. Call United cabs 504 522-9771 or use Lyft or Uber

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