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New Orleans Architecture Tours

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New Orleans Architecture Tours provides visitors with an understanding of the various New Orleans architecture styles and periods that make our city so unique. Come take a walk with us!
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Josh was a fantastic tour guide. We got to see the French quarter in a completely different way. He even had really helpful diagrams and photos to show us while we were looking at the current state of some of the buildings.More

Date of experience: March 2019
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nolaarchtours, Owner at New Orleans Architecture Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for taking the French Quarter Tour with Josh. Visual Aids really help convey the fascinating history of the city, especially when discussing buildings that have changed or are no longer with us. I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed your tour and...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Katrina was our tour guide and she was absolutely amazing. It was just me and my fiancé on the tour so we basically got a private one which was so awesome! Katrina is Super friendly and so knowledgeable about everything! We asked tons of questions...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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nolaarchtours, Owner at New Orleans Architecture Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thanks for taking the Garden District Tour with me last weekend. I am so glad that you learned a lot on the tour, and we got a chance to discuss the fascinating history behind the people who lived in these incredible mansions. I am so...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Katrina’s enthusiasm for New Orleans is infectious and it’s a lovely part of town to explore and learn more about.

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nolaarchtours, Owner at New Orleans Architecture Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for joining me on the Garden District Tour! We got to see antebellum mansions and our lovely spring flowers. Who could ask for anything more? :) Thank you for adding this excellent 5 star review!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Katrina is a patient and interesting tour guide who leads a great 2-hour walking tour in the Garden District. Knowledgeable, funny, and bubbly, Katrina’s tour was a great way to get outside and see the Garden District before lunch. We arrived a few minutes late...More

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nolaarchtours, Owner at New Orleans Architecture Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for taking our Garden District Tour. My guests love viewing these houses from the street, but of course we all wonder what the interiors look like. I always make sure to tell my guests that one weekend each year a few open up...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a tour with Josh, who gave a thoughtful and very entertaining tour of the quarter. He covered history, architecture, culture and more with panache. It was the perfect foray into New Orleans city life. Recommended!More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Phil T
nolaarchtours, Owner at New Orleans Architecture Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for joining New Orleans Architecture Tours on our French Quarter Tour! We are so pleased to hear that you learned a lot and enjoyed hearing the stories of our oldest neighborhood. Thank you for adding this excellent review and I will be sure...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It takes a special kind of guide to take people on a tour through the French quarter the day before Mardi Gras, and Josh is that kind of guide! We learned a lot and the rowdiness of Bourbon Street never slowed us down. I learned...More

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nolaarchtours, Owner at New Orleans Architecture Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for taking the French Quarter Tour with Josh. I am so glad to hear he was able to share the incredible history of the French Quarter despite all the Mardi Gras distractions! It's a tough job for sure, and it sounds like he...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Katrina led us on a walking tour of a part of the Garden District yesterday and we had a terrific time. She is very knowledgeable, friendly and is open to answering questions. I highly recommend this tour.

Date of experience: February 2019
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nolaarchtours, Owner at New Orleans Architecture Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thanks for taking the Garden District Tour with us! I am glad that you learned a lot from your tour and had a fun time. Thank you for writing this excellent review to recommend our tours. :)

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We started our tour with a 15-20 minute walk through Lafayette Cemetery. Katrina filled us in on what to look for, what everything meant and a variety of other interesting facts. The remainder of our 2 hour tour was spent walking the Garden District. If...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Jennifer L
nolaarchtours, Owner at New Orleans Architecture Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the Garden District Tour! I am so delighted that you enjoyed checking out the cemetery and learning the history of the neighborhood. Sure, it's great to just stroll around and admire the homes, but the real fun is in learning the...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Katrina (yes, she’s aware of the irony) is an amazing guide to New Orleans. She draws you in with engaging social history, then goes deeply into the rich architectural analysis, making sense of some complex stories with intelligence and humor. I am an architectural historian,...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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nolaarchtours, Owner at New Orleans Architecture Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for taking the Garden District Tour with me last week. It is always fun to meet tour guides from other areas. I am delighted that you both enjoyed the tour and look forward to showing you a different neighborhood next time. Thank you for...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very glad I booked the Frech Quarter Architecture Walking Tour. You know our guide Josh is enthusiastic when he got hooked enough by New Orlean's history to move all the way over from Europe! He told us about the history and stories of the French...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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nolaarchtours, Owner at New Orleans Architecture Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the French Quarter Tour with Josh! He is a stellar guide whose European background gives him the opportunity to share new contexts with guests that many other guides just wouldn't have. Our oldest buildings are babies compared to those from his...More

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streetcars, proudly grandiose antebellum mansions,
picture perfect avenues lined with live oaks loaded
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churches and many more architectural marvels. Even a
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