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Nola Tour Guy

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Address: Jackson Square, New Orleans, LA
Phone Number: 1 504-300-9489
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At NOLA TOUR GUY all our tours are free. How can we do this? We are so sure...

At NOLA TOUR GUY all our tours are free. How can we do this? We are so sure you will enjoy our historic walking tours that you will gladly and generously tip our guides. It’s the best guarantee in the business. Nola Tour Guy offers no novelty "ghost" or "vampire" tours, only the real history brought to life by our passionate guides. Join us, you won’t be disappointed.

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When in New Orleans, choose this tour

He loves his city and its history. So do we, so it was a great match for our family. He operates on a "pay what you feel like" model, but he's justified in his confidence that... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Chris C

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

He loves his city and its history. So do we, so it was a great match for our family. He operates on a "pay what you feel like" model, but he's justified in his confidence that you'll be satisfied with the experience.

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San Francisco, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really interesting tour with an incredibly knowledgable guide. Happy we booked with him over anyone else. Definitely go see the graveyard tour.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

The guide was very nice and gave a great tour of the French Quarter and St. Louis Cemetery No. 1. He provided interesting information about the history of New Orleans

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

When I signed up, I wasn't sure what to expect from a free tour, but it turned out to be better than other tours that charge! Dave really knows his stuff. He's obviously interested in NOLA history anyway, and is able to give the tour in an entertaining and informative way. I found myself not wanting to miss a word!... More 

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Milan, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

we spent a couple of hours with Dave walking around the french quarter and touching all the main attractions in the area. He's very knowledgeable and told us many interesting stories and details about every single stop we did, a lot of which we would have missed otherwise.

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Thank Pietro P
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

I did the tour on May 21st with a friend and we really really enjoyed it! Dave is a great guide, he's really passionate about the city and his history and he knows how to engage people! Even if you're in NOLA only for few days don't miss this tour!!

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Aubrey, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I did a walking tour with Dave on May 6. He was awesome!! He was so informative! He actually has a history degree and does this because he enjoys it and it shows. His knowledge of the history of this amazing city really made us feel as if we had been there many times when it was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016

David was a fantastic guide, a wealth of information is stored on a friendly face and he is always willing to answer a question with an interesting side note or anecdote.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016 via mobile

I'm not sure why Dave should lose a star because of his 'untidy appearance'. It's all part of his character. Is he meant to change who he is? After all, it's free! On that note, I found Dave to be an extremely knowledgable and friendly guy that takes great pride in New Orleans and it's history. He answered all our... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2016

Dave took us on a delightful tour of the Quarter and the St. Louis cemetery. He really knew his stuff and he was just so funny and convivial. After the tour was over, me and my wife felt closer to the history of the city and to the culture of the Quarter. Combine that with an enjoyable couple of hours... More 

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Staying in French Quarter

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French Quarter
A small and teeming network of laissez-faire living lounged out on the balmy banks of the Mighty Mississippi, the French Quarter has long been a port of call for folks in search of a good time and a great story. Perpetually inebriated Bourbon Street runs across its midriff like a strand of cheap ribbon tied around an otherwise rather pretty and impressively well-kept vintage dress. Throughout the rest of the Quarter, brightly colored Victorian homes and businesses, famously done up with wrought-iron features, provide a distinct and immediately recognizable backdrop for all varieties of fun. At any given moment in this historic riverside setting, some of America’s finest meals are being cooked, most potent cocktails are being mixed, and most engaging music is being performed.