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New Orleans Garden District and Lafayette Cemetery Tour

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.

per adult from

$31

AUD

Duration

2 hours

Voucher

Mobile ticket

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  • What's included :
    • Local guide
    • Entry/Admission - Garden District Book Shop
    What's excluded :
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Gratuities
    • Food and drinks
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Lafayette Cemetery No.1, Washington Ave, New Orleans, LA 70130

    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

    Stop At: Garden District Book Shop, 2727 Prytania St, New Orleans, LA 70130-5968

    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

  • Departure Point :
    Garden District Book Shop, 2727 Prytania St, New Orleans, LA 70130, USA
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
    • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • The City of New Orleans has temporarily closed Lafayette Cemetery for repairs but we still do the cemetery tour from the gates
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 9 travelers
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

9

Organised by Historic New Orleans Tours

Activity ID: V-6830P3

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