Brothels Bordellos And Ladies Of The Night Walking Tour

800 Decatur St , Cafe du Monde New Orleans, Louisiana 70116
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Brothels Bordellos And Ladies Of The Night Walking Tour
Detail Small group ensures personal service
Detail Explore the local streets on a walking tour of the city
Detail Get inside tips from a local
Detail Duration: 2 hours
Brothels Bordellos And Ladies Of The Night Walking Tour Schedule Schedule
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Embark on an eye-opening journey into a fascinating part of New Orleans' history with the 'Brothels, Bordellos, and Ladies of the Night Walking Tour.' Delivering an exceptional after-dark experience in the city, this tour not only introduces you to the historical facts, but also provides you with a vivid vision of these captivating establishments flourishing in olde time New Orleans.

As the tour begins, you will become effortlessly immersed in the tales and details offered by your knowledgeable and engaging guide. This walking tour, stretched over approximately two hours, is an opportunity to learn the infamous history associated with these hidden points of interest. Adequate comfortable footwear is a must as you would walk about a mile and a half to explore these historical landmarks.

While strolling through the dimly lit streets, cultural significances of brothels and bordellos will come alive to you. The primary focus of this tour revolves around the notorious red-light district, named Storyville, that boomed at the turn of the 20th century. During this immersive experience, you will visit some of the most historically significant houses of ill-repute, including Basin Street Station, Lulu White’s saloon, and Mahogany Hall. Each of these had a significant role in shaping the music, culture and complex character of New Orleans.

This tour presents an intriguing history known by only a few. In 1897, the city of New Orleans made an incredible decision to legalize prostitution in a specific district, which eventually became Storyville. This district not only became the city's cultural epicenter but also played a pivotal role in the development of Jazz music. Some famous names, such as Jelly Roll Morton and Buddy Bolden, even kickstarted their careers in these establishments. Gaining insight into this often overlooked aspect allows you to appreciate the city's diverse cultural history.

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 Pass By  Bourbon Street
Immerse yourself in the riotous beauty that is Bourbon Street, New Orleans' most exhilarating avenue. Here, jazz music fills the air, vibrant lights illuminate the nights, and complex Cajun aromas weave an irresistible enchantment. Explore myriad bars, iconic restaurants, and distinct shops - a bewitching blend of history and adrenaline-infused fun.
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 Stop at  Cafe Du Monde in New Orleans, LA
Experience the essence of New Orleans at the city's iconic Cafe Du Monde. Established in 1862, this legendary coffee stand invites visitors for rich café au lait, served traditionally with their world-famous beignets. Dive into the heart of the New Orleans culture, open 24/7, this riverside café offers an authentic ambiance that soothes the soul.
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 Stop at  French Market in New Orleans, LA
Experience the vibrant pulse of New Orleans at the historic French Market. An emblem of the city's unique cultural milieu, the market teems with an enticing array of fresh local produce, exotic spices, handmade crafts, and eclectic merchandise. Explore and savor the rich aromas of Cajun cuisines, beignets, and Creole coffee that waft around every corner.
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 Stop at  Jackson Square in New Orleans, LA
Step into the heartbeat of New Orleans at Jackson Square. This legendary park, framed by captivating architecture, is the city's cultural epicenter featuring local artists, street performers, and rich history.
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 Stop at  May Baily's Place
Immerse yourself in New Orleans' vibrant past at May Bailey's Place. Once a bordello in the late 1800s, this iconic spot, tucked in the heart of the city, now functions as a lively bar. With its unique blend of history, ghost stories, and tantalizing cocktails, May Bailey's offers an unforgettable New Orleans experience.
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 Stop at  Royal Street
Immerse yourself in Royal Street's eclectic blend of cultures, where charm and history unfold at every turn. Cherished for its art galleries, unique boutiques and world-class restaurants, it offers a showcase of New Orlean's rich and vibrant culture against the backdrop of antique buildings.
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 Stop at  Treme Neighborhood
Immerse in rich culture and spellbinding history at Treme in New Orleans, Louisiana. As one of the oldest African-American neighborhoods in the US, Treme captivates with its vibrant mix of Creole cottages, world-class music venues and remarkable local cuisine. Delve into its intriguing heritage at the African American Museum, groove to jazz at local clubs, or savor traditional Creole cuisine – a visit to Treme is a sensory delight.

Wrapping up the tour, it is impossible not to feel enriched with newfound historical knowledge and marvel at New Orleans' vibrant yet complex past. As you reflect on the stories and facts that have brought you deeper into the heart of the city, your evening stroll would be anything but dull as you are led around town, learning about the iconic buildings and their scandalous past. Ignite your senses and deepen your understanding of New Orleans's riveting past by stepping into this captivating realm of historical intrigue. Commendable for its unparalleled blend of education, exploration, and entertainment, the 'Brothels, Bordellos, and Ladies of the Night Walking Tour' undoubtedly promises an unforgettable evening in The Big Easy.


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