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    The Garden District Walking Tour

    Tired of walking back and forth on Bourbon Street? The French Quarter isn’t the only party in town, as you’ll find out during this 2-hour tour of The Garden District! You’ll travel the streets of this spectacular neighborhood on the heels of a local guide, learning about its fascinating history while visiting antebellum mansions and lush gardens. During this tour you’ll take a look at the city’s so-called “Golden Age,” when the cotton industry was booming -- as were the tensions that pitted Catholic Creoles against Anglo-American Protestants during the 19th century. You’ll also learn about the impact of the Civil War on the city, and visit the historic Lafayette Cemetery #1, where you’ll investigate past burial customs. Plus, get tidbits on local celebrities, visit Magazine Street and the Irish Channel, and learn about the preservation efforts designed to keep The Garden District’s historic architecture and parks viable!
    The Garden District Walking Tour

    Garden District, New Orleans

    • Explore The Garden District during a 2-hour walking tour
    • Learn about the neighborhood's culture and history from a local guide
    • Visit 19th century mansions and gardens, and other popular attractions
    • Immerse yourself in the startling beauty and vibrant culture of New Orleans
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    French Quarter Essentials Tour

    Looking to get lost in the magic of The Vieux Carre, but not, you know, really lost? Leave your guidebook behind and bring only your sense of wonder during this 1-hour exploration of the crown jewel of New Orleans! The French Quarter is rife with old world charm, as you’ll quickly find out for yourself. You’ll be traveling alongside a friendly local and experienced storyteller, getting an inside look at the city’s culture and history. As you walk, you’ll visit popular sites such as the United State’s oldest cathedral and opera house. You’ll learn about pirates and profiteers, voodoo magic, the city’s Creole roots, and the preservation efforts that have gone into keeping the city’s history alive. What you say?
    French Quarter Essentials Tour

    Jackson Square, New Orleans

    • Explore the French Quarter during an abbreviated walking tour
    • Learn about the Quarter’s culture and history from a local guide
    • Visit popular landmarks and hidden treasures alike
    • Soak in the beauty of one of the nation’s favorite neighborhoods
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    The Historic French Quarter Tour

    Looking to get lost in the magic of The Vieux Carre, but not, you know, really lost? Leave your guidebook behind and bring only your sense of wonder during this 2-hour exploration of the crown jewel of New Orleans! The French Quarter is rife with old world charm, as you’ll quickly find out for yourself. You’ll travel alongside a friendly local and experienced storyteller, getting an inside look at the city’s culture and history. As you walk, you’ll visit popular sites such as the United State’s oldest cathedral and opera house. You’ll learn about pirates and profiteers, voodoo magic, the city’s Creole roots, and the preservation efforts that have gone into keeping the city’s history alive. What you say?
    The Historic French Quarter Tour

    Jackson Square, New Orleans

    • Explore the French Quarter during a 2-hour walking tour
    • Learn about the Quarter’s culture and history from a local guide
    • Visit popular landmarks and hidden treasures alike
    • Soak in the beauty of one of the nation’s favorite neighborhoods
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    City of the Dead St. Louis Cemetery Tour

    Buried in guidebooks? Get the dirt on one of New Orleans' most popular attractions with a local guide during this 2-hour walking tour of St. Louis Cemetery! This 200-year old and still active cemetery is lined with above-ground tombs, within which rest some of the city’s most notable and notorious past citizens. You’ll learn all about the interred residents of the cemetery, which include Voodoo Queen Marie Laveau, architect Benjamin Henry Latrobe, Mayor Etienne de Bore, and others. You can also visit monuments such as the Musicians’ Tomb. As you walk, your guide will also offer insights into the burial customs and considerations behind the cemetery’s creation, and lead you to discover some of the architectural oddities found within it. You’ll also discuss the preservation efforts enacted to keep it from crumbling, and talk about the streets surrounding the cemetery, which once housed the city’s notorious Red Light District, Storyville.
    City of the Dead St. Louis Cemetery Tour

    St Louis Cemetery, New Orleans

    • Explore New Orleans’ most famous cemetery during a 2-hour walking tour
    • Learn about the famous and infamous citizens interred within
    • Check out the cemetery’s incredible architecture up close
    • Find out about the city’s past and present burial customs
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