Garden District and Lafayette Cemetery Tour

2727 Prytania St UNIT 14 New Orleans, Louisiana 70130
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Garden District and Lafayette Cemetery Tour
Detail Duration: 2 hours
Detail Tour lasts approximately 2 hours.
Detail Appropriate for All Ages
Detail Handicap Accessible
Detail Cameras are Permitted
Garden District and Lafayette Cemetery Tour Schedule Schedule
Garden District and Lafayette Cemetery Tour
Upcoming Schedule:
Jul
25
Thu
11:00 AM
1:45 PM
Jul
26
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11:00 AM
1:45 PM
Jul
27
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11:00 AM
1:45 PM
Jul
28
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11:00 AM
1:45 PM
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29
Mon
11:00 AM
1:45 PM
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30
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11:00 AM
1:45 PM
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31
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11:00 AM
1:45 PM
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1
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1:45 PM
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1:45 PM
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1:45 PM
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Garden District and Lafayette Cemetery Tour Photos (18)
Two people are smiling and posing in front of an ornate cemetery gate under a clear blue skyTwo people are smiling and posing in front of an ornate cemetery gate under a clear blue skyTwo people are smiling and posing in front of an ornate cemetery gate under a clear blue skyTwo people are smiling and posing in front of an ornate cemetery gate under a clear blue sky
The City of New Orleans has temporarily closed Lafayette Cemetery for repairs but we still do the cemetery tour from the gates. Explore one of the world's most dazzling residential neighborhoods with knowledgeable and entertaining guides.  Highlights include the St. Charles Avenue Streetcar; the homes of Anne Rice, Trent Reznor, Archie and Peyton Manning; Nicolas Cage, John Goodman and Sandra Bullock; the cornstalk fence; and death site of Jefferson Davis; and film site of Brad Pitt's "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button." Explore the famed aboveground tombs of Lafayette Cemetery #1, including the Interview with the Vampire, Double Jeopardy, and Deja Vu film sites. Learn about New Orleans' peculiar burial practices and funerary customs. For the moment the City has closed the cemetery but we still do the tour from the gates where you can see everything we cover.
Itinerary
  1. Stops at: Lafayette Cemetery No.1
    Explore the famed aboveground tombs of Lafayette Cemetery #1, including the Interview with the Vampire, Double Jeopardy, and Deja Vu film sites. Learn about New Orleans' peculiar burial practices and funerary customs. Jefferson Fire Company No. 22 society tomb, situated across from the fictitious Mayfair family tomb featured in Anne Rice's The Witching Hour.The Garden District/Cemetery tour emphasizes history, architectural style, personal anecdotes, and tropical plant life. *Note: The City of New Orleans has temporarily closed Lafayette Cemetery for repairs but we still do the cemetery tour from the gates*
    Duration: 30 minutes
  2. Stops at: Garden District Book Shop
    Take a walk through New Orleans' history and culture with a 2-hour walking tour of the Garden District and Lafayette Cemetery #1 with an experienced guide. Visit streets lined with gracious, antebellum homes, and learn how the city's Creole and American residents competed. Discover the elaborate crypts and monuments in one of New Orleans' oldest and most beautiful cemeteries, hear stories about Lafayette's most famous 'residents,' and trace Louisiana history through the names on the gravestones. Enjoy personalized attention from your guide on this small-group tour.
    Duration: 30 minutes
    Admission Included

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Includes:

  • Local guide


Does not include:
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks

Additional Information:
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Service animals allowed
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Infants are required to sit on an adult's lap
  • Transportation options are wheelchair accessible
  • All areas and surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • The City of New Orleans has temporarily closed Lafayette Cemetery for repairs but we still do the cemetery tour from the gates
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Garden District and Lafayette Cemetery Tour
Available 7/25/2024 until 12/31/2024 View Detailed Schedule
Enjoy all fo the fun on this Garden District / Cemetery Tour. This tour departs at 11:00 AM, making it the perfect choice for a morning adventure.
Garden District and Lafayette Cemetery Tour
Available Now until 12/31/2024 View Detailed Schedule
Spend the afternoon exploring all of the wonders of New Orleans on this 2 PM tour!

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