Cemetery & Garden District Tour - Best New Orleans Small Group Walking Tours
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Get ready to discover one of the most unique attractions in New Orleans: the Cemetery and Garden District Tour. This tour promises to take you on a journey through the city's history and architecture, introducing you to some of the most famous tombs and cemeteries in the world. Located in the heart of the Garden District, you'll experience the grandeur of this historic neighborhood and the stories behind the tombs that line the streets.
On this two-hour guided walking tour, you'll learn about the history of the famous Lafayette Cemetery No. 1, where many famous New Orleanians are buried, including John Howard Ferguson, who was a judge in the infamous Plessy v. Ferguson Supreme Court case. Your expert guide will share stories about the graves and their occupants, as well as about the history and culture of New Orleans. As you walk through the Garden District, you'll also pass by stunning mansions and learn about the architectural styles that make this neighborhood unique. This tour is perfect for anyone interested in history, architecture, or simply looking to explore a different side of New Orleans.
The Cemetery and Garden District Tour typically lasts about two hours, and the distance covered is approximately 1.5 miles. Comfortable walking shoes and weather-appropriate clothing are recommended. This tour is suitable for all ages and is family-friendly. By the end of this tour, you'll have gained a deep appreciation for the city's unique architecture and its rich history. From the stunning tombs to the grand homes of the Garden District, New Orleans is a city full of fascinating stories and beautiful sights.
Don't miss your chance to experience the Cemetery and Garden District Tour on your next visit to New Orleans. Book your tickets now and prepare to be amazed by this one-of-a-kind attraction.
- What methods of transportation does the Cemetery & Garden District Tour - Best New Orleans Small Group Walking Tours use?
This is a walking tour.
- Is there any walking involved?
Yes. There is approximately 1.5 miles of easy walking done on this tour.
- Approximately how long does the Cemetery & Garden District Tour - Best New Orleans Small Group Walking Tours last?
It lasts approximately 2 hours.
- For what ages is the tour appropriate?
Great for all ages.
- What type of dress & footwear are recommended?
Wear comfortable shoes.
- Is photography / video recording allowed on the Cemetery & Garden District Tour - Best New Orleans Small Group Walking Tours?