Walking Tour of Treme, The Cultural Heartbeat of New Orleans

What to expect
  • Walk New Orleans’ Treme and learn about the neighborhood’s African-American culture
  • Explore music history in one of the nation’s foremost Jazz hubs, and discover local art
  • Experience the sights, sounds and smells while touring Congo Square and Storyville
  • Enjoy getting to know one of the most city’s most inspirational and joyful areas
Who can say ‘no’ to the most important laundromat in Rock and Roll history? This Treme tour features that and more, all seen through the eyes of a local with firsthand knowledge of the neighborhood’s culture and history.

Treme was originally settled by Creoles, and today is not only know as the oldest African-American neighborhood in the United States, but as a hotbed of artistic innovation. This area gave birth to some of the greatest icons of jazz, including Alphonse Picou and Trombone Shorty, and features numerous widely applauded contemporary artists and craftsmen. Check out some of the area’s notable architecture near Congo Square and Storyville, and take a trip to Tomb of the Unknown Slave to learn about the history of slavery the state.

And then there’s that laundromat.

Note: The exact meeting location is given upon confirmation of booking.
Key Highlights
Price $18.00 per guest
Duration / Session 2 hours
# Sessions 1
There are no refunds; all sales are final. Tours run rain or shine.

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