Explore one of the oldest cemeteries in America, Lafayette Cemetery No. 1, and stroll through the affluent Garden District! You will see beautiful plantation-style homes surrounded by immaculate gardens and get a chance to view famous graves. An expert guide will give you the deets and tell plenty of folklore along the way. This tour is excellent for history buffs and first-time visitors of New Orleans!
What are the hours of operation?
The tour operates daily at 10pm and 1pm.
What should I bring/wear?
Bring water, throw on a hat, wear comfortable shoes, and protect yourself from the rain.
Where is it located?
New Orleans Visitors and Convention Bureau 2020 St. Charles Avenue at The St. Andrew St. Streetcar Stop.
Is the tour appropriate for children?
Yes, the tour is appropriate for all ages.
Is the tour wheelchair accessible?
Can I bring my camera?
Yes, great photo opportunities!
Can I bring my pet?
No, you may not bring pets on the tour.
How long is the tour?
The tour is approximately 2 hours long.
What’s included in my ticket/experience?
One of the most unique neighborhoods in all of America. The Garden District survives as a showcase of magnificent houses and gardens. Hear the stories of the cotton brokers and commission merchants who made their home in the Garden District. As part of the tour we will spend time in Lafayette Cemetery. Originally part of the Livaudais Plantation, Lafayette Cemetery has been used for burials since at least 1824.