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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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Best tour in New Orleans!!

My husband and I went on a road trip of the southern U.S. and this was one of the highlights of our entire trip. We are history teachers so we really wanted to learn about the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 23, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

My husband and I went on a road trip of the southern U.S. and this was one of the highlights of our entire trip. We are history teachers so we really wanted to learn about the history and culture in New Orleans. Our guide, Sam, was very passionate and his excitement spread to the entire group. You can tell he... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Took my 14 year old son on a NOLA vacation just the two of us to bond before he heads off to highschool, wanted to do things in NOLA that are appropriate for someone who is under 21 but would not be boring for someone who is well ya know 14. This was such a wonderful choice. I was nervous... More 

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Lake Forest, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

Sam was an awesome guide. He asked if anyone in the group had other plans for after the tour, no one did, so he was able to take his time answering each and every question we had. We got an extra long tour because we all were so into it. So much history. So much heart. I'd definitely do this... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

We went on a self-directed tour of Tremé starting at Louis Armstrong Park and covering ten blocks north of the French Quarter by six blocks across. Plenty of signs of regeneration plus evidence of the destruction wrought by Katrina even ten years on. Memorable on many ways.

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Lima, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Nice little tour of the Treme' area. Our tour guide was quite personable and knowledgeable of the history of the neighborhood. We are fans of the HBO series so it was interesting to learn more about the birthplace of some of our American music forms.

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

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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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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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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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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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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