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New Orleans Garden District & Mansion Walking Tour

New Orleans Garden District & Mansion Walking Tour

 

This walking tour will showcase the stately mansions and fascinating historical areas of the Garden District in the French Quarter of New Orleans

2.75 Hours
  • Mobile & printed vouchers accepted
  • Free Cancellation

Highlights

  • Beautiful Homes and Architecture
  • Licensed Tour Guide
  • Transportation to and from Garden District

Includes

  • Climate Controlled Roundtrip Transportation
  • Narrated Tour

  • Optional Gratuities

From US$29

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Visit the "American" section of town that was built to rival the architectural splendor of the Creoles’ French Quarter!

Enjoy a walk through New Orleans’ elegant Garden District, once part of the plantation owned by Bienville, the founder of New Orleans. This historic district is known for its marvelous examples of Greek Revival and Italianate architecture. 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 - where Archie lives and Peyton and Eli grew up. View the former residence of celebrated author Anne Rice, as well as the house where Jefferson Davis died in 1889, and Toby’s Corner, the oldest house in the area (built in 1838). Visit Lafayette Cemetery, one of our Cities of the Dead, and learn about our unusual above-ground burial system. (Cemetery is closed on Sundays and some holidays).

A shortstop for refreshments is included on our stroll through this beautiful section of New Orleans.

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4.6 / 5   overall customer review rating
Jim Dougherty
Nov 21 2019
Decent tour. A little suspect about some of the stories that the guide offered. Conflicted with stories from other tour guides and what could be researched. We missed the cemetery as it was closed for repairs.
Pamela Kirkpatrick
Oct 17 2018
The tour guide, Marcia, was wonderful. A wealth of information, anecdotes, and personal charm. The day was hot and humid, but Marcia went out of her way to make our group comfortable. She treated us like her ducklings as we walked around the Garden District. Fun and informative tour.
a Gray Line customer
Jan 05 2018
Great tour! Got to tour The Opera House and find out where the "important " people call home! Perfect for history buffs!
a Gray Line customer
Apr 24 2017
Marcia is very knowledgeable and the tour was great, especially getting to visit the inside of a house.
Miss Natalee Rudy
Mar 06 2017
The tour was great and the Garden District was beautiful! Midge was an awesome tour guide and so knowledgeable.
a Gray Line customer
Dec 26 2016
We had a great time on this tour. The tour was on schedule the entire time and our tour guide was very friendly. The guide answered everyone's questions and was very respectful.
Reply From Gray Line:
Thank you for taking the time to give us such a positive review on the tour you joined with us recently! It's our goal to give a tour in the manner that you described day in and day out, and it's fantastic to hear that you felt the standard of service was at the level we expect. We will send your compliments to our team in Louisiana, and hope to welcome you back on a Gray Line Experience soon!
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