New Orleans City & Cemetery Tour

New Orleans City & Cemetery Tour

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Detail Guided Tour Takes Approximately 3 Hours
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Enjoy a comprehensive overview on the best ghost walks New Orleans offers with this three-hour tour of the famous city districts and unique cemeteries of New Orleans.

There's something about the feel of the place that makes it a little different from any other city in our country - a little more mysterious, a little more enchanting. This tour will show you the best the city has to offer. You'll visit and learn about New Orleans' most famous places, like the bustling Jackson Square, the fabulous French Market, and the charming Garden District. See some of New Orleans' 'Cities of the Dead' in the world-famous above-ground burial systems that make New Orleans' cemeteries a famous attraction. Learn the reasons behind the unique burial system and see the graves of famous people who traveled this existence before you.

Detailed Tour Itinerary
Front of Jackson Square
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 Tour Stop at  Jackson Square in New Orleans, LA
Jackson Square, named in honor of the Battle of New Orleans hero Andrew Jackson, is an important historical location in the heart of the French Quarter. Surrounded by historic buildings, this famous landmark faces the Mississippi River and offers visitors the opportunity to admire the surrounding architecture and history.
Outside of the French Market
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 Tour Stop at  French Market in New Orleans, LA
Founded in 1791, the French Market is the oldest public market in the country and has played a historic role in the development of the city's economy. Check out these five blocks of specialty retail shops and a community flea market with locally made jewelry, clothing, and art. With all of the food, music, arts, and crafts, the French Market features a shopping experience that is uniquely New Orleans.
U.S. Mint in New Orleans
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 Tour Stop at  U.S. Mint
In the 1800s and early 1900s, the New Orleans Mint operated as a bran of the U.S. Mint, and during its years of operation, it produced over 427 million gold and silver coins. Now, the building has been designated a National Historic Landmark and is currently the oldest structure to have as a U.S. Mint. Since 1981, it has served as a branch of the Louisiana State Museum and houses an art gallery.
French architecture
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 Tour Stop at  Garden District in New Orleans, LA
Dubbed the Garden District for its capacious showy gardens, this neighborhood is noted for its astounding scenery and so much more. You will be amazed by the elegant homes and the stylish setting that lends itself to a very relaxing and enjoyable experience for all.
Gorgeous statue
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 Tour Stop at  New Orleans Cemeteries
Only in New Orleans could cemeteries be a major tourist attractions. Because the city was built on a swamp, the deceased have to be buried above ground in elaborate stone crypts and mausoleums, and over time, the cemeteries have come to come to resemble small villages and are known as "Cities of the Dead." The different cemeteries that this tour visits changes based on availability, but tours will most likely visit St. Louis Cemetery No. 1 and St. Roch Cemetery.
Interesting bikes
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 Tour Stop at  Esplanade Avenue
This historic street runs from the Mississippi to the statue of General P.G.T. Beauregard at the entrance to City Park. Esplanade Avenue was an important 19th century portage trade route, and many 19th century mansions still line the street, which functioned as a "millionaire's row" for the Creole section of the city.
Gorgeous tree
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 Tour Stop at  City Park
This 1,300-acre park is the 6th largest public park in the U.S. and is approximately 50 percent larger than Central Park in New York. City Park holds the world's largest collection of mature live oak trees, some older than 600 years in age. Its founding in 1853 also makes it one of the oldest parks in the country.
Stops may change due to traffic, weather, maintenance, etc.

Let your tour guide tell you the stories of the city that the city itself would tell, if the streets could talk. It'll be an experience unlike any other. Become the best New Orleans vacation planner and book this activity with all your other adventures excursions today.


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Marla Wood-Nelson
Canyon, TX
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"We had the best bus driver."
We had the best bus driver. He gave us so much history about new orleans and we really got our money's worth of the sites of the city. Would recommend this to any first timer to new orleans. We had no idea just how much history surrounded this city.
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John Duall
Pottstown, PA
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We really enjoyed the cajun pride tour guide (daron?)...He was excellent! We are thrilled to see that the city is coming back from its tragedy and putting its best face forward! I can't wait to revisit new orleans....
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