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4333 Euphrosine StreetNew Orleans, La70125
504-207-4555
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Gray Line Garden District and Mansion Tour

Tour the interior of the Opera Guild Home, circa 1865, on the only tour that takes you inside one of the beautiful mansions of the Garden District!

$39.00 2.75 hours

About This Experience

Enjoy a walk through New Orleans’ elegant Garden District, once part of the plantation owned by Bienville, the founder of New Orleans. Visit the “American” section of town that was built to rival the architectural splendor of the Creoles’ French Quarter. The homes of former Kings and Queens of Mardi Gras are located here, as well as the home of the premier family of football - the Mannings. Visit Lafayette Cemetery, one of our Cities of the Dead, and learn about our unusual above-ground burial system

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Please meet at the Gray Line Lighthouse Ticket Office, located at Toulouse St. and the Mississippi River, for pick up 15 minutes before tour time. No hotel pick up is offered. Refunds are not applicable to tours cancelled within 24 hours of the tour time

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Due to the home's historic nature, access is by stairs only. This is a walking tour on uneven sidewalks and streets, so please wear comfortable shoes! During warmer months, we recommend that you wear lightly colored clothing; caps/hats and umbrellas are also suggested. Includes guided tour, exclusive home tour (available only to Gray Line guests), refreshment and round-trip climate controlled transportation to and from Garden District.

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This was truly a great day. The walking tour of the Garden District was a great historical outing. The walking is not overwhelming and we got to tour a beautiful home along the way. Our guide was knowledgeable and insightful. Well worth the price.

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Marcia (a New Orleans native) was our tour guide and she gave an excellent tour of the Garden District. She is a wealth of New Orleans/Garden District information and history. You can do your own "self-guided" walking tour, but you can't possibly fully appreciate the Garden District without its rich history. I highly recommend that if you are truly interested in the Garden District, take this walking tour with Marcia. It is people like Marcia that can help you appreciate the history New Orleans.

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My wife and I took the walking tour of the Garden District with Robi as our tour guide. He knows New Orleans and his insights & stories made the tour very informative. We were very glad we took the tour. Give that guy a cookie!