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Free Tours by Foot

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Address: 2613 Laurel St., New Orleans, LA 70130
Phone Number: +1 504-222-2967
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: No
Description: Free Tours by Foot is pleased to present the only name-your-own-price New...
Free Tours by Foot is pleased to present the only name-your-own-price New Orleans tours. Learn much more than just Bourbon Street on our French Quarter Tour, about the well-heeled and their mansions on our Garden District Tour. Learn about New Orleans peculiar burial grounds on our St. Louis Cemetery #1 Tour. Foodies will love our food tours and everyone will get spooked on our New Orleans ghost tours. We now also offer bike tours and soon photography and bus tours. You decide what a tour was worth after the tour is finished. Pay-what-you-like tours are great tours for every budget.
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Great experience on Cemetery and Garden District Tour

Joanne was our guide for the tour and she did a great job of telling about the history of NOLA, fun facts, architectural, etc. Though it was a fairly large group, it was easy to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 4, 2015
ngee108
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Alexandria, Virginia
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Alexandria, Virginia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015 NEW

Joanne was our guide for the tour and she did a great job of telling about the history of NOLA, fun facts, architectural, etc. Though it was a fairly large group, it was easy to hear and follow her at all times. Would highly recommend.

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
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16 reviews 16 reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015 NEW

We did the Saturday morning Garden District tour with tour guide James B., which included Lafayette Cemetery. James was great, kept everyone together and we could hear him throughout the tour. He had a lot of stories to tell but was also good at answering questions. I also liked that he was very respectful of the neighborhood and its residents... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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29 reviews 29 reviews
7 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015 NEW

We did the St. Louis Cemetery #1 tour with Kathy. She was wonderful, quite a personality. I loved her honest take on things. This is more of a historical tour than a cemetery tour, which is totally fine by me. I was really grateful to learn so much about the history of the city, people and culture. I learned so... More 

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Oakland, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW

We did the French Quarter tour (two hours) with Natalie on our first full day in New Orleans. It was the perfect introduction to the neighborhood. Natalie was very knowledgeable and a lot of fun. She gave us her business card at the end and said to call if we need recommendations or suggestions. That was a really nice touch... More 

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Wisconsin
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26 reviews 26 reviews
6 attraction reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 NEW

We have been to New Orleans a few times and have taken quite a few tours. We were looking for something different that would take us to a different part of New Orleans. This tour did both. Sean was a great guide. He was very interesting, entertaining and you can tell that he is a proud NOLA resident. I suggest... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 NEW

I am a solo female traveller and have taken many free tours around the world. Our ghost tour with James Blackbird absolutely blew my mind. Not only was He organised (he emailed everyone 1 day prior to the tour with all the required details, a pic of himself for easy recognition, and even a reminder to bring an umbrella just... More 

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Freehold, NJ
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37 reviews 37 reviews
7 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 NEW

My cousin & I took the Saturday night Ghost Walk with Melissa & the Monday Food History Tour with David last week. Both were amazing & very very knowledgeable. I'd previously done a Ghost Tour with another company on a part trip, but Melissa was far more knowledgeable, specifically about the LaLaurie home. Would recommend to anyone looking to do... More 

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Newton, Massachusetts
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23 reviews 23 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

My husband and I did two of these tours while in New Orleans--one of the Garden District and one of the French Quarter. Both were excellent, especially considering competing companies listed sky high prices. Our tour of the Garden District, led by Kat, was great--she delved into the history of the city, spent some time in the local cemetery, drawing... More 

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Golden, Colorado
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

I found the Garden District tour disappointing. I hoped to hear about history and architecture, but our guide focused on which celebrities had bought what houses, how much they paid in taxes, and what movies had been filmed where. I would not call our guide knowledgeable re: the city's history. You can go on-line and find self-guided tours that have... More 

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Bartlesville, Oklahoma, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW via mobile

We the voodoo tour and ghost tour. Highly recommend everyone take! Ask for James. He really made the tour. Thanks so much for the wonderful stories and history!

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