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Address: 718 N. Rampart Street, New Orleans, LA 70116
Phone Number: +1 504-666-8300
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Description: You can see Treme' from a car or a bus, but you can ONLY Experience It and...
You can see Treme' from a car or a bus, but you can ONLY Experience It and Feel It, on a Walking Tour with us! Treme' is one of the oldest and most Historic neighborhoods in the United States. Originally settled by Creoles and Free Persons of Color, join us for an unforgettable experience. Hear tales of how our jazz greats were inspired. Visit St. Augustine Church and the Tomb of the Unknown Slave. Find out how residents of the Treme' were active in the Civil Rights movement a century ahead of the rest of the nation. Informative, Exciting, Moving! The Treme' is a living , breathing, joyful piece of History! Tours begin at 10am Daily. Reservations are Required. Your Guide is a Local Historian, a Master Storyteller and fully licensed by the City of New Orleans.
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Tour Treme' was definately a highlight of our trip

We had a power pass for the day and selected Tour Treme' for our first activity. What a great way to start the day! It meets at Voodoo Lounge where the bartender was super... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 28, 2015
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Memphis, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

We had a power pass for the day and selected Tour Treme' for our first activity. What a great way to start the day! It meets at Voodoo Lounge where the bartender was super friendly and happy to serve us our first drink of the day (at 9:45 am). Blaise was a fun and friendly guide. We were a small,... More 

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england
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Well informed, interesting and personable guide in the shape of Sam - he certainly knew his stuff! Tour lasted over the two hours as he just kept telling us more and more - you don't walk very far, and stop for a coffee half way round (great cafe by the way) but it is enough (particularly if you have seen... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

The 'Tremé neighbourhood part of the city is beautiful – name from Claude Tremé, a model hat maker and real estate developer who migrated from Saugivny in Burgundy, France, and settled in New Orleans in 1783. There are hundreds of examples of 18th and early 19th century buildings - various celebrations like second-line parades and jazz funerals – also several... More 

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West Brookfield, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Bought the living social certificate, very easy to use. The tour does meet in a somewhat sketchy looking bar, although the bartender was very nice. The tour was informative and perfect. It had a leisurely pace so it was fine for my in-laws who are 70. I would recommend thsi tour to anyone looking to see a different side of... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

The tour provided insight and introduction to a part of NOLA most of us came to know through the HBO series, Treme'. Our tour guide was knowledgeable, informative and well-studied with her script. With that said, she lacked passion and it seemed like it was a job. It was a good walk through Treme (around the construction), Armstrong Park, and... More 

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Pleasant Hill, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Like many who's seen the TV series, "Treme," we wanted to know more about this fascinating neighborhood just above the French Quarter. We were fortunate to get a tour led by Tessie. She was very knowledgeable and offered lots of history while pointing out places in the community. The fictionalized "Treme" is a great story as is the real place!

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New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Walking aroud Treme was like visiting an old friend who I had not seen in a few years. While she looks much better than last time, there are still scars from her experiences with Betsy and Katrina. Our guide did an excellent job-sharing the history of the community and the people who lived through the devastation as well as their... More 

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Revere, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

It's so nice to go on a tour and feel like you're being immersed in the tour, not just someone who looked up on Wikipedia to get their information. Our tour guide Robin Rocque was not only a local, but lived, breathed and truly represented any and all things New Orleans. She spoke with such passion about her city that... More 

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Kansas City, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

Balise our tour guide was very passionate about the Treme’ History which made the tour enjoyable. She was more than a tour guide she was someone who lived and breathed the city and took great pride in telling others not only her story but the story of New Orleans. The walk is at an easy pace and includes historical and... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

This was a great tour given by Blais(z?)e. She told us how to spell it and now I am forgetting! Loved her presentation and honesty throughout the tour. I love history and truly love New Orleans. I only wish more would take tours like this instead of coming to the city and only stepping foot on Bourbon and drinking hurricanes.... More 

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Address: Address: 718 N. Rampart Street, New Orleans, LA 70116
Phone Number: +1 504-666-8300
Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans

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