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Address: 2613 Laurel St., New Orleans, LA 70130
Phone Number: +1 504-222-2967
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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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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My husband and I took the French Quarter Ghost Tour. I've visited New Orleans several times but never took a ghost tour, but always wanted to - I'm so glad we chose FTBF. Our... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 28, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

My husband and I took the French Quarter Ghost Tour. I've visited New Orleans several times but never took a ghost tour, but always wanted to - I'm so glad we chose FTBF. Our guide, Sean, was extremely knowledgeable about New Orleans and backed up his ghost stories with a healthy dose of local history. The legends and stories weren't... More 

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Dunedin, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

Sean was our guide this evening for this most interesting and fascinating tour of the hauntings in the French Quarter. The stories are endearing, frightening, horrifying and exciting and Sean was very engaging and a good storyteller. I was also sent, via email, very detailed and useful information in advance by our guide, including his photo so I would know... More 

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Huntsville, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

Great tour! The guide was very knowledgeable and entertaining. Started on time, 2 hours, about 1 mile as promised. Worth the trip. You pay what you think the tour is worth to you. Natalie is a wonderful tour guide and excellent speaker. Don't miss one of their tours! So worth the money.

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Alpena, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW via mobile

Cemetery and garden district tour with James was fantastic. I was thinking how could a free tour be worthwhile. I was very mistaken He was very knowledgeable and funny. Best tour of the trip!

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Alpena, Michigan
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

Over the course of our weeklong stay in New Orleans...we ventured out with three Free Tours by Foot. Between Melissa (French Quarter/Voodoo) and James (Garden District)--two of the best tours guides I've ever had--we were tricked into learning all about New Orleans' colorful history. Definitely make the time in your trip to explore New Orleans with Free Tours by Foot...whatever... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

Kat led our tour. She did a nice job of using the architectural styles in both the cemetery crypts and the houses to tell the history of New Orleans and Lafayette. I learned a lot about the two city's and how their distinct cultures melded to form the modern-day city of New Orleans. You can tell Kat loves her city... More 

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Los Angeles
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

We were staying in the garden district at a B&B and signed up for this tour. We had done a similar "pay what you feel the tour is worth" tour in Prague and enjoyed it a lot, so we were ready to risk it. It was a very informative and entertaining tour. We started at the cemetery for almost half... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

We took the French Quarter tour and while kind of interesting it was very confusing, our guide kept skipping back and forth in time and was hard to follow. She didn't speak loud enough for our large group to hear and the information wasn't that great.

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Halifax, NS
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

This was a very well conducted tour. We had a group of 28 as it was a busy time in NO with St Patrick's Day that week but it still felt personal. Our guide Joanne was terrific and was very knowledgable. She took the time to talk to guests individually as we walked. The pace was great, she kept us... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

Our guide, Kathy, was experienced, funny, full of information and answered all our questions without hesitation. Her love for this city is very apparent. What surprised me the most is that I was expecting just a cemetery tour, which is what I booked, but it was so much more! Kathy gave us history information during the walk to the cemetery,... More 

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