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Garden District and Lafayette Cemetery Tour

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Explore one of the world's most dazzling residential neighborhoods with knowledgeable and entertaining guides.  Highlights include the St. Charles Avenue Streetcar; the homes of Anne Rice, Trent Reznor, Archie and Peyton Manning; Nicolas Cage, John Goodman and Sandra Bullock; the cornstalk fence; and death site of Jefferson Davis; and film site of Brad Pitt's "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button."

Explore the famed aboveground tombs of Lafayette Cemetery #1, including the Interview with the Vampire, Double Jeopardy, and Deja Vu film sites. Learn about New Orleans’ peculiar burial practices and funerary customs.
  • Get acquainted with two New Orleans icons on this Garden District tour
  • Seek out tombs featured in famous films at Lafayette Cemetery
  • Discover stories and sights not featured in conventional guidebooks
  • Receive personalized attention in a small group limited to 10 people
What to Expect
Meet your tour guide and small group at a designated meeting point in New Orleans. Set off into the Garden District, where your guide points out the leafy area’s architectural and historical highlights. Along the way you’ll learn about how the buildings of New Orleans represent a cultural melting pot. Continue to Lafayette Ceremony, home to famed aboveground tombs and elaborate mausoleums featured in movies such as Interview with a Vampire and Double Jeopardy. Learn about New Orleans' unique burial customs and funerary practices. Your tour concludes at Lafayette Cemetery.
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Departure Point
2727 Prytania St, New Orleans, LA 70130, USA
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Local guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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This tour is very informative. Our guide Dave was very knowledgeable. The garden district is beautiful and very historic. We missed our original tour due to cancelled flights and bad weather. The tour company allowed us to reschedule. Was a little disappointed that Lafayette
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Just finished the Garden District Tour with Leonce Collins, from start to finish it was excellent!!!
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Muriel was a fantastic guide! Easy to find meeting place (outside a great bookshop). Muriel was punctual, engaging, well-informed & knowledgeable, made the tour really interesting and relevant. She actually went 'over & above' - as we were having such a great time & had a free
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During my first visit to NOLA, a garden district tour was at the top of my list. Not only did I thoroughly enjoy the history and beautiful architecture, our tour guide Nita made the day even more special. She was knowledgeable, funny, encouraged questions and reminded us to stay
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Our school had 4 great tour guides that gave us excellent tours around the Garden District and Lafayette Cemetery. They had a lot of history to share with our students. Leonce Collins, Frank Currie, Kristine Rajcevich, and Gwen Redus were fantastic.
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