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Private Garden District & Cemetery Walking Tour

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    What to Expect
    We will meet at the entrance to Lafayette Cemetery at 1400 Washington Avenue. First, we will make a visit into Lafayette Cemetery #1, made famous from countless movies and television shows. In the cemetery we will learn about the unique burial practices of South Louisiana. Next, we will stop by stunning historic homes such as Colonel Short’s Villa, Toby’s Corner, McGehee House, and Buckner Mansion. Additionally, we will check out sites from popular culture including the Manning House, the Anne Rice Home, and the Benjamin Button House. Your tour is led by company owner, Ashton, who loves spending his time introducing people to the wonders of the Crescent City. The tour will last a total of approximately 1.5 hours.
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    Departure Point
    We will meet at the entrance to Lafayette Cemetery #1, located at 1400 Washington Ave.
    1h 30m
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • Professional private tour guide
    • Local guide
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Ashton was a great tour guide. He is a very personable guy and had interesting information about everything we saw. We started with a cemetery where he explained why the area has mausoleums and the logistics in using them. Then we moved on to the...More

    Date of experience: October 2019
    Thank NatalieB121
    Reviewed April 9, 2019

    We had a great time with Ashton in the Garden District. We pretty much hit all ten blocks, learned the difference between the architectures, saw some grand homes what the original gardens in tack, the 7 sisters, the Cemetery, Ann Rice's favorite home, the corn...More

    Date of experience: April 2019
    1  Thank SybariteTraveler
    Reviewed October 23, 2018

    Ashton was a wonderful guide and made sure to communicate with us in advance to confirm the time and place and make sure we didn't have any questions about how to get to the tour start point. He is a knowledgeable and pleasant guide. His...More

    Date of experience: October 2018
    Thank lexim_11
    Reviewed March 19, 2018

    Ashton's tour was amazing, my fiance and I had a great time walking around garden district with him. He was very informational, had a lot of unique and interesting facts. He even took us a little out of the way to fulfill my fiance's special...More

    Date of experience: March 2018
    Thank Kevin S
    Reviewed February 19, 2018

    Ashton was extremely knowledgeable and just dang pleasant to hang out with for two hours. My teen daughter and I learned so much and had some laughs while doing it. Highly recommend him and will do a French Quarter Tour next time I'm in town.

    Date of experience: February 2018
    Thank elizabethc20182018
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