This “city-of-the-dead” is visually and historically alluring. Established in what was known as the City of Lafayette, now the heart of the Garden District.
BEST NEW ORLEANS WALKING TOUR
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.
We meet at 2140 Magazine street, now at the PJs Coffee House.
- 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