About this Experience
Garden District Tour
GARDEN DISTRICT TOUR
The New Orleans Garden District is a beautiful neighborhood with gorgeous historic mansions dating back to the antebellum days of the Old South. Guests will see the largest collection of 19th-century southern-style mansions, some of which are still known by the names of families that built them. If you enjoy architecture then this is the tour for you. The tour will pass several different styles of homes so make sure to bring your camera!
This 2 hour walking tour is best enjoyed on foot in order to fully enjoy the exquisite examples of quintessential New Orleans architecture. White columns, scroll work of a cast iron fence, or a romantic Romeo and Juliet style gallery. You will also visit Lafayette Cemetery No. 1, a historic 19th-century cemetery with above-ground tombs & statuary characteristic of the area. Please note that the cemetery is not open to the public, but we can see much of it through the gates.
FAMOUS MOVIE LOCATIONS
Guest will see several locations featured in famous Hollywood movies. The Garden District is one of the most popular neighborhoods to shoot in New Orleans. Brush up on your pop culture references as well because there are many sayings that started right here in New Orleans.