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Meet your guide at the Lafayette Cemetery, just one block from the historic St. Charles Streetcar Line. Walk alongside the graves and above-ground crypts of the cemetery while listening to stories and legends.

Head to the Garden District to view the wealthy, well-preserved antebellum homes. Learn the different architectural and landscaping styles from the 1830s that can be seen throughout the city.

Understand how the immigrants from a multitude of countries impacted the architecture, culture, and economy of the city as well as the country. Listen as your guide points out famous homes from past and present, including current celebrities’ homes.

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Garden District
Lafayette Cemetery No.1
TOURS by STEVEN
Overview
Go back in time while exploring the Garden District and Lafayette Cemetery during this walking tour. Listen to the stories and legends of the city while walking among above-ground crypts and graves in Lafayette Cemetery. Stroll through beautiful streets lined with old Southern homes as you hear the history of the Garden District. Get insider tips from your guide on the best places to eat, drink, and be merry.
Highlights
  • Learn the history of New Orleans on this historic walking tour
  • Visit the famous Lafayette Cemetery and the wealthy Garden District
  • Get insider tips from your guide on the best places in the city
  • Observe the different architectural styles of the city and their influences
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile
A great tour with Karen

Our guide Karen was awesome, hilarious, and found shade for even the tallest of the group.it was high noon and she did her best to keep us cool in the heat.

1  Thank Liz C
Reviewed 6 days ago
Fabulous Tour!!!

We were lucky enough to have Steven as our Tour Guide. We loved the history of the city and area that he knew. We came away much more informed than before we took the tour. He was considerate to all on the tour. We learned...More

Thank Colleen W
Reviewed 1 week ago
great tour, lots of history.

our tour started off good, although it was extremely humid and it rained. our tour guide was Sarah, she was cool, lots of information to absorb. this is a tour that consist of walking a good amount, check the weather before going and be prepared.

Thank Cale773
Reviewed 1 week ago
Informative and entertaining

Our group of 5 (two adults and three teens) loved this tour! Sarah was our guide, and she was energetic, funny and very knowledgeable--you can tell she's really passionate about what she does and is proud of her city. I visited NOLA last year and...More

Thank lauralamanna4
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Fantastic tour!!!

I’m so glad we chose Tours by Steven, based on other reviews here. Steven himself was our guide, and he was incredibly informative and entertaining, involving the whole group. There’s no way you can walk away from one of his tours without learning something. I...More

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catholic B
2 August 2018|
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Response from Joe32926 | Reviewed this property |
2 hours
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Samantha I
30 July 2018|
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Response from joshcm2015 | Reviewed this property |
The tour took two hours also. One hour in the cemetery and the other looking at properties.
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Chrystal J
18 July 2018|
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Response from William L | Reviewed this property |
It starts and ends at the cemetery. The best place to meet is at the Commander’s Palace across the street from the cemetery.
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