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We offer social & political history tours of New Orleans in the Central Business District. Private and group tours available. We begin exploring the history of New Orleans in Lafayette Square and walk through the CBD, covering several centuries of...more
I have been on several different tours in NOLA- many rely on corny jokes and fake stories that can be fun but lack depth. Lolly does not follow the same script! She is engaging and truthful about unique parts of the city. Her knowledge base...More
Date of experience: November 2018
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LollyPopTourShop, Owner at Lolly Pop Tour Shop, responded to this reviewResponded November 18, 2018
Thanks Claire D! It's wonderful having people on our tours who are ready to hear new or different stories about this city -- even if they aren't always pretty! We're thrilled you enjoyed your experience and took the time to let us know. Thanks again...More
This tour easily stands out from other because of the tour's location and diverse amount of information you receive. The tour's well researched and thoughtfully planned stops gave me a different perspective on the city through historical events I was unaware of even occurred here....More
Date of experience: October 2018
LollyPopTourShop, Owner at Lolly Pop Tour Shop, responded to this reviewResponded November 14, 2018
Thanks so much for taking the time to come on our tour and learn more about the fascinating history of New Orleans -- that happens to be stuck in a neighborhood with a dreary name!
It's always thrilling to walk around with people who live...More
Central Business District
Compared to the more evocative monikers of some other parts of New Orleans, the downtown’s humdrum title might suggest that this area is all about business and little else. But don’t let the bland name keep you away from the Central Business District. The CBD offers a wide range of fun things to do that would be touted as exceptional in less jubilant corners of the world. Bordered by the French Quarter, the Arts
District and Tremé, with the river at its eastern extreme, this hub for sports, gaming, shopping, theatre, family-friendly activities, and amazing regional cuisine makes a smart base wherever your interests lie.