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Address: 2727 Prytania Street, New Orleans, LA 70130-5968
Phone Number: 5049817670
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An area of the city that features numerous historic homes.

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New Orleans Historic Garden District Walking Tour
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Garden District and Cemetery Walking Tour
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New Orleans Garden District Grandeur

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Ride the Street Cars!!!

The Garden District is just a beautiful area of NOLA! Words to describe the houses would be -grand and majestic. The gardens are splendid with hanging baskets with colorful... read more

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The Garden District is just a beautiful area of NOLA! Words to describe the houses would be -grand and majestic. The gardens are splendid with hanging baskets with colorful flowers gleaming in the sunshine!! Oh to live in a place this beautiful- I think of the Garden of Eden!! Ride the street cars to get your introduction then book a... More 

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Guayaquil, Ecuador
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

After our visit to Magazine street, we decided to cut through this neighborhood to take the St. Charles Streetcar. We walked many blocks in this residential neighborhood. Everything was green! Lots of trees and plants. Beautiful houses (small and huuuuuge). It gave us a glimpse about southern life! Wonderful, but residential.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We loved the garden district much more than the French Quarter. So much to see...good restaurants and beautiful home.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We spent a short while following the self guided walking tour of the Garden District. Got off the street car at Washington, found Lafayette Cemetery & the "Benjamin Button" house amongst other stops en route. Would have spent longer wandering the area but it was just too hot.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

If you get on the St. Charles street car you can see the old homes while riding. There are many restaurants and beautiful homes. Also, a couple of parks, the zoo, and Loyola. Very pretty homes.

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Louisville, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Visit this area to see amazing homes and possibly bump into a celebrity. The architecture and ambiance are beautiful and there are also great restaurants!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Lots of beautiful, old homes. Be sure to take a tour, whether it is self-guided or with a local guide. Be aware that the sidewalks are not handicapped friendly. They are many roots and cracked bricks and cement that have to be navigated when walking the streets. The houses are gorgeous. And there is so much beautiful foliage and flowers.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Would highly recommend the walking tour for the Garden District. Our tour guide was very informative, showed us some houses of "the stars" provided some great information about the district and the homes. Wear your walking shoes and bring some water.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Did the are on our own and we believe it worked out well. We had a lonely planet book that had a route with explanation of the homes and cemetary in it. This is a good area to spend a few hours away from the french quarter.The Charles street street car goes rigth by here.

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Eugene, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Beautiful old houses and neighborhood. Lots of history, and a glimpse of New Orleans beyond the tourist traps.

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Head to the Garden District for the full-on New Orleans experience replete with quaintly clanking streetcars, proudly grandiose antebellum mansions, picture perfect avenues lined with live oaks loaded down with Spanish moss, and a wealth of beautiful churches and many more architectural marvels. Even a brief excursion here makes plain why it’s called the Garden District. So, when you visit be sure to give yourself ample time for admiration at a languidly slow pace befitting such gentile strand of riverside living and to allow you to maximize each opportunity to stop and smell the roses – and whichever other blooms you might come across. While taking it all in, you’d do well to dine at one of the city’s most beloved destinations for regional cuisine. Gourmands from far and wide (and right round the corner) swear the age-old Commander’s Palace is the best restaurant in town – and have been doing so since it opened back in 1880.